Dr. Lily Li received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University (China), a Master of IT majoring in Software Engineering degree from the University of Newcastle (Australia), and a Ph.D. degree from CQUniversity (Australia). Lily has been a full-time academic at CQUniversity since 2002. She has been a Head of Course for Undergraduate ICT courses from 2015 to 2020. Prior to that, Lily was a discipline lead for the Software Engineering discipline. Lily’s experience consists of course coordination, teaching and learning management, curriculum design, and research. Lily has a strong engagement with local industries and communities. As a mentor, she has successfully supervised two KTP projects and collaborated with local Queensland companies. Lily was the program director for the IBMMainframe-BIT program and collaborated with Column72 from 2019 to 2022. Lily’s research interests include computational intelligence, evolutionary optimisation, and software engineering.
Xi'an Jiaotong University
University of Newcastle
Destination Australia Scholarship (2022-2023)
Vice-Chamcellor's Award for Exemplary Practice in Learning and Teaching, ICT Capstone Project, 2021
Educator of the Year and On-campus Educator (COIT12207), 2021
Student Voice Commendation, on-campus educator of the Year (COIT20273), 2020
Student Voice Awards for On-campus Educator of the Year 2019
Student Voice Awards for Educator of the Year 2019
Student Voice Awards for On-campus Educator of the Year 2016
Student Voice Awards for Educator of the Year 2016
Student Voice Awards for Educator of the Year 2015
Student Voice Awards for On-campus Educator of the Year 2015
Student Voice Awards for On-Campus Educator of the Year 2014
Before 2002, Lily was working at Xi'an Jiaotong University for many years. Lily worked in a number of roles including lecturer, L&T administrator, and software engineer.
Since 2002, Lily had been a full time academic at CQUniversity. Her experience covers course coordination, program operation and management, curriculum design, and research.
Unit coordination and taught: Programming, Internet Applications, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Computing, Capstone Projects, ICT Industry Work Placement, and ICT Internship.
Teaching & Learning management, and leadership:
Industry and scholarly engagement:
Conferences involvement :
Australia Computer Society (ACS)
I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:
At the level of Principal Supervisor
Education Systems - Higher Education
Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Neural, Evolutionary and Fuzzy Computation
Information Systems - Decision Support and Group Support Systems