Professor Lei Lian, MD.

Sun Yat-sen University

Professor Lei Lian, MD. is currently a colorectal surgeon and PhD supervisor at the 6th Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University. He trained at the Cleveland Clinic in the USA and returned to China through the Talent Introduction Project.

He’s responsible for the development of disciplines within gastrointestinal specialties, follow-up offices, databases, organizational libraries, and Clinical Research Centre offices. He’s also responsible for the Quality Control Centre of the Department of Health Colorectal Cancer Registration System, in Guangdong Province. His main research direction is in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal tumours. He has been committed to the research of IBD related fields for a long time, and has authored over 70 peer-review articles.

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Assistant Professor Guisheng Zhong, PI

ShanghaiTech University

Dr. Zhong received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Anhui University (1999), he earned his master’s in biophysics from the University of Science and Technology of China (2002), and received his Doctorate degree in Neurobiology and Behavior from Cornell University (2007).

From 2007 to 2015, Dr. Zhong did his postdoc training at Prof. Xiaowei Zhuang’s lab at Harvard University, where he investigated the cellular cytoskeleton structure with super-resolution fluorescence imaging.

Dr. Zhong joined ShanghaiTech University in 2015. He is the Assistant Director of the iHuman Institute and is responsible for running the core research. His research mainly focuses on the structure and function of the cytoskeleton and its related components.

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Professor Lei Shu

Nanjing Agricultural University

Professor Lei Shu is a distinguished Professor in Nanjing Agricultural University in China, and a “Lincoln Professor” of the University of Lincoln, UK. He is also the director of the NAU-Lincoln Joint Research Center of Intelligent Engineering, and Vice Director of CCF TCAPP China. He has published over 400 papers in conferences, journals, and books in the area of sensor networks.

He has been an Associate Editor for many IEEE publications, including: Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Communications Magazine, Network Magazine, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Access, and IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica.

He has served as Co-chair for more than 50 international conferences and workshops including: Symposium Co-chair for IWCMC 2012 and ICC 2012, and General Co-chair for Chinacom 2014, Qshine 2015, and Collaboratecom 2017. He’s also been a Steering Committee member and TPC Chair for InisCom 2015, 2016, and 2017, as well as a TPC member for more than 150 conferences, including: ICDCS, DCOSS, MASS, ICC, Globecom, ICCCN, WCNC and ISCC.

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Ms. Zhu Run

Zhejiang University

Ms. Zhu Run is the Deputy Chief Officer at the Talents Office of Zhejiang University. She received her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Sydney, and started her career at Zhejiang University in 2010.

She has been involved in human resource management for almost 10 years, and is very familiar with various talents programs in China, as well as the specific talent programme policies at Zhejiang University.

The Talents Office at Zhejiang University aims to strengthen the faculty through attracting, developing, and retaining talent. The Talents Office is deeply committed to attracting outstanding scholars from across the world and upholds the belief that: “the soul of a university is its professors”.

The major responsibilities of the Talents Office include the recruitment, assessment, and support of top-tier talents, the provision of various services for these faculty members, and the processing of applications for various talent programmes.

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Associate Professor Zhe Xuanyuan

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC)

Dr Zhe Xuan Yuan is an Associate Professor and the Programme Director of the Data Science Programme in UIC. Dr Xuan Yuan is now teaching courses related to data processing techniques and Big Data technology.

He earned his BSc from Peking University, and his PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include Connected Intelligent Vehicles, the cooperative mapping and planning, object detection and scene understanding, as well as vehicular networks. His other research interest is in Big Data analytics, including the application of machine learning in power analysis, computer vision and online advertising.

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Professor Bo Zhu

Shanghai University

Bo Zhu received his Ph.D. from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2004. He continued his research as a postdoctoral researcher, and then as a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, also at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He moved to RIKEN in 2008, and received a SPDR Fellowship to start his independent research in 2010.

He became a research scientist in 2013, and then joined Donghua University as a full time professor. In 2017 he moved to Shanghai University and within a year was promoted to Vice Dean of the School of Material Science and Technology.

His research is in functional conducting polymers, electro-responsive polymers, fiber reinforced composites, flexible bioelectronics, and wearable and wireless sensors. He has given more than 20 invited talks in international conferences, co-authored 2 book chapters, peer reviewed more than 80 papers, and his H-index is 30.

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