Computer systems and those professionals that maintain, troubleshoot, program, administer, community, and construct them are central to most each trade. Assistant Professor Jun Li’s research targets community safety, distributed techniques, Internet protocols, and network simulation and performance analysis. His ongoing research projects include computerized protection in opposition to unknown self-propagating Web worms by way of distributed monitoring; detecting and tracing attacks against the BGP routing protocol; robust communication architecture for security monitoring and warning systems; and secure data sharing among knowledge clients.