Na Li,Assistant Professor, Ph.D. 

Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT)
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
11th Floor, F Building, 1068 Xueyuan Boulevard, University Town of Shenzhen, Xili Nanshan,
Shenzhen 518055, China

Research Areas

Multimedia signal and information processing, human-computer friendly video coding, video understanding, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning


2009/09 – 2014/07 Institute of Automation (IA), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing China, Ph.D. in Computer Science.

2005/09 – 2009/07 Hunan University, Changsha China, B.S. in Computer Science.


Work Experience

2020/12- present   Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenzhen China, Associate Professor.

2019/04 – 2019/09  University of Southern California (USC) , USA, Visiting Scholar.

2016/09 – 2020/12 Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenzhen China, Assistant Professor.

2014/07 – 2016/09 Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenzhen China, Postdoctoral Fellow.



  1. Y. Zhang, K. Ding, N. Li, H. Wang, X. Huang and C. . -C. J. Kuo, "Perceptually Weighted Rate Distortion Optimization for Video-Based Point Cloud Compression," in IEEE Trans. Image Process., vol. 32, pp. 5933-5947, 2023.

  2. L. Zhu, Y. Zhang, N. Li, G. Jiang, and S. Kwong. "Deep Learning-Based Intra Mode Derivation for Versatile Video Coding," ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput. Commun. Appl.,vol.19, no .2s, pp.1-20, 2023.

  3. N. Li, Y.Zhang and C.-C. J. Kuo, “High Efficiency Intra Video Coding Based on Data-driven Transform”, IEEE Tran. Broadcasting, vol.68,no.2, pp.383-396, Jun. 2022, doi: 10.1109/TBC.2021.3132826. 

  4. J. Lin, Y. Zhang, N. Li and H. Jiang, “Joint Source-Channel Decoding of Polar Codes for HEVC based Video Streaming”, ACM Tran. Multimedia Comput. Commun. Appl., Accepted, 2021. 

  5. X. Zhou, Y. Zhang, N. Li, X. Wang, Y. Zhou and Y. -S. Ho, "Projection Invariant Feature and Visual Saliency-Based Stereoscopic Omnidirectional Image Quality Assessment," in IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 512-523, June 2021

  6. L. Zhu, Y. Zhang, N. Li, J. Pi and S. Wang, “Circular Intra Prediction for 360 Degree Video Coding”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCIR). vol.74, Jan. 2021.

  7. Linwei Zhu, Yun Zhang, Na Li, Jinyong Pi, and Xinju Wu, “Sparse Representation based Intra Prediction for Lossless/Near Lossless Video Coding”, IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2020), Macau, China, Dec. 1-4, 2020.

  8. N. Li, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, C.-C. J. Kuo. “On Energy Compaction of 2D Saab Image Transforms,”Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC). Nov.18-21, 2019, Lanzhou, China.

  9. Y. Zhang, N. Li, S. Kwong, G. Jiang, and H. Zeng, "Statistical Early Termination and Early Skip Models for Fast Mode Decision in HEVC INTRA Coding," ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (ACM TOMM), Vol. 15, No.3, Sept. 2019.  

  10. Y. Zhang, Z. Pan, N. Li, X. Wang, G. Jiang, S. Kwong, “Effective Data Driven CU Size Decision Approaches for HEVC Intra Coding,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits System and Video Technology (IEEE T-CSVT), vol. 28, no.11, pp. 3208-3222, Nov. 2018. 

  11. N. Li, Y. Zhang, W. Luo, N. Guo, “Instant Coherent Group Motion Filtering by Group Motion Representations,” in Neurocomputing, Vol.266, pp.304-314, Nov 2017. 

  12. L. Zhu, Y. Zhang, N. Li, G. Jiang, S. Kwong, “Machine Learning Based Fast H.264/AVC to HEVC Transcoding Exploiting Block Partition Similarity,” in Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCIR), Vol.38, pp.824-837, Jul 2016. 

  13. Y. Zhang, N. Li, Z. Peng, “Low Complexity H.264/AVC to HEVC Intra Frame Transcoding with Support Vector Machine,” in International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS2017), Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Nanjing, Jun 2017.


1. N. Li, Y. Zhang, A Low Complexity Video Signal Coding and Processing Method, Dec. 2018, CN201811547398.5, PCT Application No. PCT/CN2019/121304.

2. Y. Zhang, N. Li, Chunlin Fan, A Data Driven Cascade Video Coding Scheme, Aug. 2017, Application No. 201710751982.1.

3. Y. Zhang, H. Zhang, N. Li, A Method, System and Device for Depth Image Super Resolution and Reconstruction, Apr. 2018, Application No. 201810398824.7.

4. Y. Zhang, C. Fan, N. Li, Depth Perceptual Quality Metric for 3D Video System, Feb. 2019, Patent No. ZL201710751972.8.

5. N. Li, Y. Zhang, Shengzhong Feng. An Approach to Filter Coherent Group Motion, Dec. 2018, Patent No. ZL201610728267.1.

6. X. An, N. Li, S. Feng. An Approach to Geomagnetic Threshold Adjustment,  Dec. 2017, Patent No. ZL201610111209.4.



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林浩钦  硕士研究生  085400-电子信息  

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丁常见  硕士研究生  085404-计算机技术  

薛哲  硕士研究生  085211-计算机技术  


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张石生  硕士研究生  085404-计算机技术  

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