Zheng Li

Assistant Professor

University of Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

Líneas de Investigación

Big Data Analytics, Edge/Cloud Computing, Empirical Software Engineering, Performance Engineering, Service Computing


  •  Computer Science, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Australia, 2015
  •  Computer Science, UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Australia, 2011
  •  Computer Science and Technology, ZHENGZHOU UNIVERSITY. China, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time


    Faculty of Engineering

    Concepcion, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

  •   Visiting Research Fellow Full Time

    Nanjing University

    Nanjing, China

    2017 - 2018

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher Full Time


    Faculty of Engineering

    Lund, Suecia

    2015 - 2017

  •   Graduate Research Engineer Part Time

    CSIRO ICT Centre

    Canberra, Australia

    2014 - 2014

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Software Engineer Full Time

    1024 Interactive Marketing Consultant (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

    Beijing, China

    2008 - 2009

  •   Software Test Engineer Full Time

    Beyondsoft (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

    Beijing, China

    2005 - 2008

Premios y Distinciones

  •   ANU-NICTA PhD Scholarship (International)


    Australia, 2011

    The full scholarship support for my PhD program.

  •   Outstanding PhD Student Abroad

    China Scholarship Council

    China, 2014

    Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed (non-government-financed) PhD Students Abroad

  •   IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award


    Estados Unidos, 2019

    IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award for my paper entitled "On the Communication Variability Analysis of the NeCTAR Research Cloud System"


Article (34)

Software-driven big data analytics Guest editors' introduction
A dataflow-driven approach to identifying microservices from monolithic applications
Do Google App Engine's Runtimes Perform Homogeneously? An Empirical Investigation for Bonus Computing
Microservice-Oriented Platform for Internet of Big Data Analytics: A Proof of Concept
A Holistic Evaluation of Docker Containers for Interfering Microservices
A multi-layered performance analysis for cloud-based topic detection and tracking in Big Data applications
On the Communication Variability Analysis of the NeCTAR Research Cloud System
Two-stage performance engineering of container-based virtualization
A Mapping Study on Mining Software Process
A Survey on Modeling Energy Consumption of Cloud Applications: Deconstruction, State of the Art, and Trade-Off Debates
Autonomic deployment decision making for big data analytics applications in the cloud
From Monolith to Microservices: A Dataflow-Driven Approach
Including Pervasive Web Content in Evidence-based Software Engineering: A Case Study
Mining Handover Process in Open Source Development: An Exploratory Study
Performance Overhead Comparison between Hypervisor and Container based Virtualization
DoKnowMe: Towards a Domain Knowledge-driven Methodology for Performance Evaluation
Evaluation of Data Mining Tools for Telecommunication Monitoring Data Using Design of Experiment
Spot pricing in the Cloud ecosystem: A comparative investigation
Using a Predator-Prey Model to Explain Variations of Cloud Spot Price
An Overview of Cloud Based Content Delivery Networks: Research Dimensions and State-of-the-Art
CF4BDA: A Conceptual Framework for Big Data Analytics Applications in the Cloud
MapReduce Job Optimization: A Mapping Study
On a Feedback Control-based Mechanism of Bidding for Cloud Spot Service
On Cloud Spot Market: An Overview of the Research
On the Conceptualization of Performance Evaluation of IaaS Services
Towards understanding the runtime configuration management of do-it-yourself content delivery network applications over public clouds
Applying Design of Experiments (DOE) to Performance Evaluation of Commercial Cloud Services
Boosting Metrics for Cloud Services Evaluation - The Last Mile of Using Benchmark Suites
Early Observations on Performance of Google Compute Engine for Scientific Computing
Impact of Product Complexity on Actual Effort in Software Developments: An Empirical Investigation
On evaluating commercial Cloud services: A systematic review
Building an Expert System for Evaluation of Commercial Cloud Services
On a Catalogue of Metrics for Evaluating Commercial Cloud Services
A Qualitative Approach to Effort Judgment for Web Service Composition based SOA Implementations

BookSection (1)

Cloud Service Evaluation

BookWhole (1)

Initial Step Toward Effort Judgment For SOA Projects: From individual Web service compositions (WSC) to WSC-based SOA implementations

ConferencePaper (6)

Using Public and Free Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) based Lightweight Projects for Software Architecture Education
A study on the evaluation of HPC microservices in containerized environment
D&D: A Distributed and Disposable Approach to Privacy Preserving Data Analytics in User-Centric Healthcare
In method we trust: Towards an open method kit for characterizing spot cloud service pricing
Using Microservices for Rapid Creation of Remote Sensing Products
Towards Interdisciplinary Approach to SOA Implementations

Proyecto (7)

Using bonus computing to facilitate cloud-based ‘Learning by Doing’ in computer science education
Modeling, estimating, and optimizing software energy consumption in mobile cloud computing
Software energy efficiency in mobile cloud computing
Cloud Control
Dependable Cloud Computing
Evaluating Cloud Services using Micro-benchmarks
BAI=> Business Adaptation and Interoperation
Zheng Li

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

Diego Seco

Associate Professor


Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

Esteban Pino

Profesor Asociado

Ingeniería Eléctrica

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile