Ping Ji received a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Tsinghua University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Computer Networks Research Group at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Ping is currently a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and the Master's Program in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity (D4CS), of John Jay College of Criminal Justice of CUNY. She also serves as the Deputy Executive Officer of the Computer Science PhD Program of CUNY Graduate Center.

Since joined John Jay College and CUNY in 2003, Ping has been active in both teaching and research in the broad field of Computer Networking. As a faculty member of John Jay College's groundbreaking Master's Program in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, which was inaugurated in fall 2004, Ping is a leading contributor in the design of the curricula of Network Security and Network Forensics courses for the program. While witnessing Digital Forensics and Cyber Security fields attracting enormous amount of attention from practitioner, industry and academia communities over the past decade, she believes that Digital Forensic Technology has started and will continue to play an indespensible role in people's life in the information era.

Ping's current research interests focus on Network Measurements, Security Monitoring Strategies for Computer & Wireless Networks, and Mobile Network/Device Security. Her work has been published in well recognized professional journals and conference proceedings including IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking (ToN), ACM Sigcomm and Performance Evaluation. Thanks to the support of National Science Foundation and other government agencies, Ping has recently initiated research projects in Sensor Networks and Mobile Networks Security and Forensics. Ping served as co-chair for the First Annual ACM Northeast Digital Forensics Exchange. She has also served as a program committee member for numerous computer networking conferences, and a guest editor of a special issue of Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks of EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking.