I received my Ph.D from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Dec. 2007.
I received my Ph.D from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Dec. 2007. I am currently an associate professor and an ARC Future Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at University of New South Wales. My area of interest is optimisation, variational analysis and tensor computations. For recent research articles, please see web.maths.unsw.edu.au/~gyli/papers/articles.html
[11/2019]: Joint winner of the 2019 Journal of Global Optimization Best Paper Award, https://sites.google.com/site/jogobestpaper/
[11/2019]: 2019 International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) Best Paper Award.
[04/2019] 2018 Science and Technology Award (2nd class) of Guangxi Province in China (jointly with Profesors Gonglin Yuan, Zengxin Wei, Yuning Yang, Qingzi, Yang and Liqun Qi)
[01/2018] The paper ``G. Li and T.K. Pong, Global Convergence of Splitting Methods for Nonconvex Composite Optimization, SIAM Journal on Optimization 2015, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 2434-2460.'' published in SIAM Journal on Optimization (ERA: A* and Q1), was recognized as a “highly cited article in the Field” by Web of Science: A research article is recognized as a “highly cited paper” if it received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year as of Jan. 2018.
[01/2018] The paper ``G. Li, L. Qi and G. Yu, The Z-eigenvalues of a symmetric tensor and its application to spectral hypergraph theory, Numerical Linear Algebra and its Applications, 20 (2013), no. 6, 1001-1029`` was recognized as a “highly cited article in the field” by Web of Science.
[10/2017] Outstanding Reviewer Award for the journal ``European Journal of Operation Research''.
[01/2017] Optimization Letters (OPTL) Best Paper Award for 2015.
[01/2014-01/2018] Future Fellowship from Australian Research Council: Future fellowship is a four-year fellowship from Australian Research Council for outstanding mid-career researchers (5-15 years post-PhD)
[01/2017] UNSW Science Gold Star Award for the project ``Numerically Certifiable Mathematics for Multi-Extremal Global Optimization''.
[08/2013] Invited visiting fellowship from Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
[2011 & 2012] International Collaboration Award from Australian Research Council.
 The paper ``V. Jeyakumar and G. Li. Exact SDP relaxations for classes of nonlinear semidefinite programming problems, Operation Research Letters, 40 (2012), no. 6, 529–536.'' published in Operation Research Letters (ERA: A), was listed as the most cited 25 articles from 2012-2016.
 The paper ``V. Jeyakumar, G. Li and G. M. Lee, A robust von Neumann minimax theorem for zero-sum games under bounded payoff uncertainty, Volume 39, Issue 2, March 2011, 109-114.'' published in Operation Research Letters (ERA: A), was listed as the most cited 25 articles from 2011-2015.
[01/2010-12/2013] Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship from Australian Research Council.