Yu Zheng

English Biography:

Dr. Yu Zheng is a lead researcher from Microsoft Research. He is also a Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an Affiliate Professor at Southwest Jiaotong University. He is passionate about using big and heterogeneous data generated in urban spaces to tackle the big challenges that cities face. He has published over 50 referred papers as a leading author at quality conferences and journals, such as SIGMOD, VLDB, SIGKDD and IEEE TKDE, where he received 4 best paper awards, e.g. ICDE 2013 and ACM SIGSPATIAL 2010 best paper awards. His research has been featured multiple times by top-tier presses, like MIT Technology Review and New Scientist. Zheng has been serving over 10 international conferences as a chair, such as the program co-chair of ICDE 2014. He is currently a member of Editorial Advisory Board of IEEE Spectrum. He has been invited to give over 10 keynote speeches at international conferences, e.g., IE 2014, APEC 2014 smart city forum and ISKE 2013, and guest lectures in universities like MIT, CMU, and Cornell. His book, titled “Computing with Spatial Trajectories”, has been used as a text book in USA, Canada, Australia, Korea, and China. Zheng has received 3 technical transfer awards from Microsoft and 22 granted/filed patents. In 2008, he was recognized as the Microsoft Golden Star. He is an IEEE senior member, ACM senior member, and a Distinguished Speaker of China Computer Federation. In 2013, he was named one of Top Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review (TR35) for his research using data sciences to solve urban challenges. He was also featured by Time Magazine due to his research on urban computing in Nov 2013. In 2014, he was named one of the top 40 business elites under 40 in China by Fortune Magazine, because of the commercial potentials of urban computing he has been pioneering and advocating.  Refer to his homepage http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/yuzheng/.

 

个人简介:

郑宇 (博士),微软亚洲研究院主管研究员、上海交通大学讲座教授(Chair Professor)和西南交通大学客座教授。他也是IEEE和ACM的资深会员以及CCF的杰出演讲者。主要研究方向为城市大数据、时空数据挖掘和普适计算等。他是IEEE旗舰刊物 IEEE Spectrum的编委和GeoInformatica的执行编辑担任过数据库顶级会议ICDE 2014程序委员会主席、普适计算顶级会议UbiComp 2011本地主席、UbiComp 2012工业界主席和数据挖掘顶级会议KDD 2012分会主席等职位。他受邀在ISKE’13、IE’14和APEC 2014等十多个国际会议和论坛上做大会主题报告(Keynote Speech),并多次在MIT、CMU、康乃尔等顶尖学府讲学。他发表学术论文近百篇,其中以主作者身份在ACM SIGMOD、VLDB、KDD、TKDE等顶级国际会议和刊物上发表论文50余篇,并四次获得最佳论文奖(如ICDE2013)和一次最佳论文提名(UbiComp2011)。由他主编的《Computing with Spatial Trajectories》一书被美国、加拿大、澳大利亚、中国和韩国的高校选用为教材。他的研究成果获得22项国际发明专利和三项技术转化奖,并多次被科技评论等国际权威媒体报道。他也主持开发了GeoLife,T-Drive和Urban Air等实际应用系统,相关成果已被应用到微软的产品中。2013年,他因在城市计算领域的贡献被MIT科技评论评为全球杰出青年创新者(MIT TR35,该奖项从计算机、通信、生物、医疗和金融等多个领域中一共评选出35位35岁以下的顶尖科学家)。2013年11月,他作为现代创新者代表登上了美国的《时代》周刊(Time Magazine)。2014年,由于他主导的城市计算具有巨大的商业前景和改变行业格局的潜力,他被《财富》评选为中国40位40岁以下商界精英。 更多信息请参看他的个人主页http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/yuzheng/.

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