Li Bai

Chair and Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office Hours

Monday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00PM
Friday 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM-11:00AM


Dr. Li Bai is the Chair and Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Temple University. He has extensive research experience and expertise in distributed software computing, wireless sensor networks, system and software integration using commercial-off-the-shelf products and computer network security. He published over 60 peer-reviewed international journals and conference papers in the related areas. He has been involved in several sponsored research projects using portable devices with 802.11 wireless communication protocols. In addition, he was a core organizer in the 8th International Conference on Information Fusion held in Philadelphia in July 2005.


  • PhD. Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 2001
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 1998
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Temple University, 1996

Academic Appointments 

  • Professor, January 2015 - present
  • Associate Professor, July 2010-December 2014
  • Assistant Professor, September 2001-June 2010

Recent Publications 

  • Li Bai, Chun-Yang Peng and Saroj Biswas, “Association of DOA Estimation from Two ULAs”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, vol. 57, no.6, pp.1094-1101, June 2008.
  • Ying-Chang Liang, Eng Yeow Cheu, Li Bai and Guangming Pan, "On the Relationship Between MMSE-SIC and BI-GDFE Receivers for Large Multiple-Input Multiple-Out Channels," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no.8, pp. 3627-3637, August 2008.
  • Xukai Zou and Li Bai, “A New Class of Key Management Scheme for Access Control in Dynamic Hierarchies”, International Journal of Computers and Applications, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 331-337, 2008.
  • Li Bai, “A Reliable (k, n) Image Secret Sharing Scheme with Low Information Overhead,” International Journal of Computer and Applications, 2010.
  • Michael Korostelev, Li Bai, Dimitrios S. Mastrogiannis, Chiu C. Tan, and Jie Wu, “Body Sensor Networks in Fetal Monitoring with NFC Enabled Android Devices”, 7th International Conference on Body Area Networks, September 24–26, 2012 Oslo, Norway.

Research Interest 

  • Secret sharing schemes
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Distributed image steganography
  • Threshold-based cryptography
  • Reliability and survivable systems
  • Level 2 information fusion
  • Stochastic systems and control systems

Funding Sources

  • Office of Naval Research
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • National Science Foundation
  • Exxon-Mobil
  • EDA