ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information and Science and Technology

ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information Science and Technology (SSIST) 2016

SSIST is an international forum that features fundamental research developments and groundbreaking technologies in the areas of electrical engineering, computer sciences, and computational mathematics. Each year, the Symposium invites some of the most renowned researchers in the world from both academia and industry to present their latest research work and to discuss future research directions. The Symposium aims to bring the state of the art research and industrial technologies to young faculty and graduate students in China, especially in the neighboring areas of Shanghai.

The first SSIST held in 2015 focused on Data Science and Machine Learning. The second SSIST 2016 will have its focus on three main topics: Robotics, Virtual Reality, and Computing Theory and Systems. This year Symposium will feature some of the most exciting developments in robotics such as unmanned helicopters and cars as well as the revolutionary virtual reality technologies. In conjunction with the Symposium, we also offer a few tutorials, this year including modern Computer Systems and Security etc. Shortly after the Symposium, there will be the 2016 ShanghaiTech Workshop on Emerging Devices, Circuits and Systems(SWEDCS) to be held from June 30th to July 1st 2016.

The symposium is hosted by School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University.

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Important Dates and Location

  • Notification Date:June 10, 2016
  • Symposium:June 23-25, 2016
  • Location: Parkyard Hotel Shanghai, No.699, Bibo Road, Pudong District, Shanghai.
  • ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information and Science and Technology

      Distinguished Speakers

      Wolfram Burgard
      Professor, Head of the Research Lab for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, University of Freiburg.

      ECCAI Fellow, AAAI Fellow, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

      Vijay Kumar
      Nemirovsky Family Professor, Dean of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania.

      ASME Fellow, IEEE Fellow, Member of the National Academy of Engineering,

      Raja Koduri
      Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, AMD Radeon Technologies Group.

      Zexiang Li
      Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, HKUST.
      IEEE Fellow, Co-founder and Chairman of DJI.

      IEEE Fellow

      Shankar Sastry

      Roy W. Carlson Professor, Dean of Engineering, UC Berkeley.

      IEEE, AAAS, ACM Fellow, Member of the National Academy of Engineering, USA.

      Andrew Yao
      Dean of Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University.

      AAAS, ACM Fellow, Turing Award, Member of the National Academy of Science, USA and China.

      ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information and Science and Technology

      Invited Speakers

      Andreas Birk
      Professor, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.

      Baoquan Chen
      Dean of the School of Computer Science and Technology and School of Software Engineering, Shandong University.

      the CAS "100 Talents Program” ;NSFC "Outstanding Young Researcher" program

      Guoqiang Chen
      Software Engineer, Facebook.

      Jin-Yi Cai
      Steenbock Professor,Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

      ACM Fellow, AAAS Fellow

      Weidong Chen
      Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

      KUKA Service Robotics Best Paper Award

      Hong Cheng
      Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

      Mathieu Desbrun
      Professor, California Institute of Technology.

      David Evans
      Professor of Computer Science University of Virginia.

      Google Research Awards

      Raymond Pao
      VR New Technology Vice President, HTC.

      David P. Woodruff
      Research Staff Member,Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA.

      Tao Wang
      Chief Scientist, iQIYI ltd. Crop.

      Gordon Wetzstein
      Assistant Professor, Stanford University

      Sören Schwertfeger
      Assistant Professor of ShanghaiTech University

      2011 SSRR Best paper

      David Hyunchul Shim
      Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

      Jingyi Yu
      Professor, ShanghaiTech University.
      Professor, University of Delaware.

      NSF CAREER Award

      Zheng Zhang
      Professor of Computer Science, NYU Shanghai.


    ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information and Science and Technology

      Tutorial Speakers

      Yungang Bao
      Professor, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.


      Haibo Chen
      Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

      Google Research Award

      Wenguang Chen
      Professor, Tsinghua University.

      National Science and Technology Progress Award

      Yasutaka Furukawa
      Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis.

      Google Research Award

      Yasuyuki Matsushita
      Professor, Osaka University.

      Wei Xu
      Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University.

      ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information and Science and Technology

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