Hi. I am Associate Professor Dr. Xinlu Li [李新路副教授], member of the Institute of Applied Optimization [应用优化研究所] of the School of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data [人工智能与大数据学院] of the Hefei University [合肥学院]. I received my PhD in Computer Science in 2019 under the supervision of Dr. Fred Mtenzi and Dr. Brian Keegan from the Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) in Dublin, Ireland and my M.Sc. from Anhui University [安徽大学], Hefei, Anhui, China in 2009. I was Senior Lecturer at Hefei University from 2012 to November 2019 and since December 2020, I am Associate Professor. My research is focused on energy efficient routing protocol design for large-scale Wireless Sensor Networks based on Swarm Intelligence Algorithms.