Prof. Xinwei Yao
Zhejiang University of Technology, China
Dr. Xin-Wei Yao is a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Technology (School of Software Engineering), and the Vice Dean of the Institute for Frontiers and Interdisciplinary Sciences, the director of the Smart Crowd Sensing and Collaboration (SCC) at Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), Hangzhou, China. He received a B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from ZJUT in 2008. From March 2012 to February 2013, he was a visiting researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the Loughborough University, UK. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Technology from ZJUT in December 2013. From August 2015 to August 2016, he was a visiting Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA.
His research interests are in the Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT), Smart Crowd Sensing and Collaboration, Wireless Nano-Bio-communication Networks, Generalized Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and so on. In these areas, he has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, including three books in English and two books in Chinese, and more than 20 authorized national invention patents in China. He is serving as the leading PI on multiple grants from Chinese Government including the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Zhejiang Provincial Science and Technology Department, and the corresponding Industry (leading enterprises). He received the Wu Wen Jun AI Excellent Young Scientist Award (the first youth to receive the award in Zhejiang Province) in 2018, Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2022, and is the recipient of several other awards from the Goverment, CAAI, CNCA and ZJUT.