Yabo Li received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 1998 and 2001, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of Delaware, Newark, DE, U.S.A, in Dec. 2005.

From Jul. 2001 to Jul. 2002, he was a member of technical staff at Bell-Labs (Beijing), Lucent Technologies (China), Beijing, China. From Jan.2005 to Jun.2005, he was in intern at Mitisubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. From Dec.2005 to May 2007, he was a system design expert with Nortel Networks, Richardson, TX, U.S.A. From May 2007 to Dec.2009, he was a senior systems engineer with SiBEAM Inc. a company that delivered the world's first 4Gbps mmWave consumer electronics product. In Dec.2009, he joined the Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, where he is now an associate professor. 

His research interests include digital signal processing, MIMO and OFDM, space-time coding, digital compensation for RF impairments, and massive MIMO. He is currently an editor for IEEE Communications Letters. 

Research work

MIMO and Space-Time Coding; Cooperative Communication; Channel Coding and Modulation; Millimeter-Wave Communication Systems; Digital Compensation for Dirty RF