Lei Jiao is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oregon. His research has been primarily funded by the National Science Foundation, including via a CAREER award, and the industry. His publications often appear in premier journals such as JSAC, ToN, TPDS, and TMC and conferences such as INFOCOM, MOBIHOC, ICDCS, SECON, ICNP, and IPDPS. He received the Ripple Faculty Fellowship, the Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs UK and Ireland Recognition Award, and several Best Paper Awards including IEEE LANMAN 2013 and IEEE CNS 2019. He has been on the technical program committees of many conferences such as INFOCOM (as a Distinguished Member), MOBIHOC, ICDCS, WWW, and IWQoS, and has been a regular reviewer for many journals. He has also served as the program chair of multiple symposiums/workshops with INFOCOM and ICDCS and as a guest editor of JSAC. He used to work at Nokia Bell Labs in Dublin, Ireland as a member of technical staff and at IBM Research in Beijing, China as a researcher. He received the Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) degree in computer science (Informatik) from the University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) in Germany, where his research was part of EU FP7 projects.