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Jonathan Li  

Jonathan Li

Lecturer and Researcher

BSc (Computer Science, Information Technology Systems), University of Western Australia
BE (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1st Class Honours), University of Western Australia
PhD (Telecommunications), University of Melbourne 

Contact Details

e-mail:  jonathan [dot] li [at] monash [dot] edu
phone: +61 3 9905 1941
room: 226/B72

Final Year Project Supervision

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Current Research Interests

  • Optical performance monitoring
  • Routing in all-optical networks

Past Research Interests

  • Network simulation and modeling (optical and wireless)
  • Wireless TCP/IP optimisation
  • Quality of Service (network and user-perceived)


  • P. Bickerdike, M. Ivanovich, J. Li and C. East, "A Proxy Process and System", Submitted Australian Provisional Patent, Melbourne , September, 2005.

Book Chapters

  • T. B. Anderson, S. D. Dods, A. Kowalczyk, K. Clarke, D. Hewitt, J. C. Li, “Optical Performance Monitoring based on Asynchronous Delay-Tap Sampling,” in Optical Performance Monitoring: Advanced Techniques for Next-Generation Photonic Networks, eds C. Chan, Academic Press, 2010.

PhD Thesis

  • J. C. Li, "Eye Closure Penalty Based Signal Quality Metric for Intelligent All-Optical Networks", University of Melbourne, 2010.


  • T. Anderson, K. Clarke, S. Dods, J. Li, B. Pillai, L. Nelson, M. Birk, G. Zhang, P. Magill, "Measurement of Mean Fiber DGD Using Asynchronous Delay-Tap Sampling,", to be presented at Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC ’10), San Diego, Mar 2010.
  • K. Hinton, J. C. Li, P. M. Farrell and W. V. Sorin, “A New Design Technique for Optical Links,” presented at IEEE Photonics Society, 22nd Annual Meeting of, 2009.
  • T. Anderson, D. Beaman, J. C. Li, O. Jerphagnon, E. Le Rouzic, F. Neddam and S. Salaün, “Demonstration of Simultaneous OSNR and CD Monitoring using Asynchronous Delay Tap Sampling on an 800 km WDM Test Bed,” presented at 35th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2009), 2009.
  • T. Anderson, J. C. Li, D. Hewitt and O. Jerphagnon, “Optical Performance Monitoring for Intelligent Networks,” presented at 35th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2009), 2009.
  • T. B. Anderson, A. Kowalczyk, K. Clarke, S. D. Dods, D. Hewitt and J. C. Li, “Multi Impairment Monitoring for Optical Networks,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, pp. 3729-3736, 2009.
  • M. Ivanovich, P. Bickerdike, J. Li, “On TCP Performance Enhancing Proxies in a Wireless Environment,” in IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 46, pp. 76-83, 2008. 
  • J. C. Li, K. Hinton, S. D. Dods, P. M. Farrell, “Optical impairment outage computation,” in Optics Express, vol. 16, issue 14, pp. 10529-10534, 2008.
  • J. C. Li, K. Hinton, S. D. Dods, P. M. Farrell, “Novel Outage Probability Based RWA Algorithm,” presented at Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC ’08), San Diego, Feb 2008.
  • J. C. Li, K. Hinton, S. D. Dods, P. M. Farrell, M. Ivanovich and P. Fitzpatrick, “Outage and Capacity based Path Selection in Optical Networks,” presented at Optical Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC ’07) Berlin, Sep 2007.
  • J. C. Li, K. Hinton, S. D. Dods, P. M. Farrell, “Enabling ASON Routing via Novel Signal Quality Metrics,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC ’07), Anaheim, Mar 2007. J. Li, K. Hinton, S. Dods, P. Farrell, “Automatically Switched Optical Network Path Selection Using Eye Closure Penalty,” Australian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC '06), Melbourne, Dec 2006.
  • M. Ivanovich, J. Li, T. Neame, P. Fitzpatrick, “Modeling GPRS Data Traffic,” Proceedings of Globecom 2004, Dallas, Dec 2004.
  • M. Ivanovich, J. Li, T. Neame, J. Yin, P. Fitzpatrick, "GPRS Data Traffic Modeling,” Proceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress Specialist Seminar on Performance Evaluation of Wireless and Mobile Systems - ITC-SS 16, Antwerp, Sep 2004.
  • M. Ivanovich, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Li, M. Beresford and A. Saliba, "Measuring Quality of Service in an Experimental Wireless Data Network,” Proceedings of the Australian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC '03), Melbourne, Dec 2003.