‒ More than 45 research grants from the US Government agencies, NJ state, and the industry to his team since 2004.
‒ 1st Place in 2015 InterSpeech ASVspoofing Challenge. (System ID-A using Dr. Li’s auditory features received the top performance.)
‒ CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award, 2011
‒ Best Consumer Technology / Electronics Company Award, New Jersey Technology Council, 2006
‒ Listed in Madison Who’s Who, 2005 – 2006 Edison
‒ Success Award, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, 2004
‒ Listed in Who’s Who in Executives and Professional, 2004 Edition.
‒ Listed in Who's Who in America, 2001 Edition
‒ Listed in Who's Who in America, Millennium Edition
‒ Bell Labs Patent Awards, 1997 – 2002.
‒ 1st place of CitiBank speaker verification system evaluation, September 1997.
‒ Academic Achievement Award, Beijing City, China, 1984
‒ Best Paper Award, China Automation Society, 1982
‒ Invited judge of CES Innovation Award Committee, 2015-2018.
‒ Elected member of Industry DSP Technology Standing Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2016-2018
‒ Elected member of IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2011-2013. Served as the members of the industry subcommittee and the external relation subcommittees.
‒ Senior member of IEEE (Student Member, 1987, Member 1988, Senior Member 2001)
‒ Member of Scientific Committees, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011-2013.
‒ Member of Scientific Committee, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies (AutoID), 2002.
‒ Member of Scientific Committee, Speaker Recognition Workshop (Speaker Odyssey), Crete, Greece, June 2001.
‒ Local Chair, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies (AutoID), Summit, NJ, October 1999.
‒ Session chairs: IEEEE ICASSP 2011-2013
‒ Session chair: IEEE AutoID 1999
‒ Invited to present a 4-hour tutorial talk entitled “Auditory Transform and Features for Robust Speech and Speaker Recognition” at ICASSP’2013. It was the most popular talk at that ICASSP.
‒ IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing
‒ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
‒ IEEE Signal Processing Letters
‒ IEE Electronics Letters
‒ Speech Communication
‒ IEICE Transactions
‒ IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
‒ INTERSPEECH, Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association
‒ IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies, (AutoID)
‒ Speaker Recognition Workshop (Speaker Odyssey)
‒ IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU)
‒ International Conference on Audio and Visual-Based person Authentication (AVNPA)
‒ International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)
‒ International Conference on Neural Networks (ICNN)
Last update: 2/1/2018