Prof Li Shiuan joins NUS as Provost’s Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in September 2016. Previously, she was Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and was on the faculty of MIT since 2009. She was also the Associate Director for Outreach of the Singapore-MIT Alliance of Research & Technology (SMART). Prior to MIT, she was on the faculty of Princeton University from 2002. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2001, and a B.S. in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore in 1995. Her research focuses on networked computing, in many-core chips as well as mobile wireless systems.

  • Novel programmable CGRA architecture HyCUBE that enables significant power-performance improvements over current state-of-the-art.


  • Designed Smartphone-based LIDAR sensor for collision avoidance

Received the IEEE Fellow

NRF Returning Singaporean Scientist Award

ACM Distinguished Scientist Award in 2011
Hall of Fame in 2011

CRA Anita Borg Early Career Award

Sloan Research Fellowship

NSF CAREER award in 2003.