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Prof. CAO Jiannong has been selected for the President’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement 2021/22

5 Dec 2022

PolyU recognises the distinguished accomplishments and contributions of staff members through the President’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement. We are delighted to congratulate Prof. CAO Jiannong (Dean of Graduate School, Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Professor in Data Science and Chair Professor of Distributed and Mobile Computing of COMP), for receiving this prestigious award in the category of Research and Scholarly Activities (Outstanding Researcher), in academic year 2021/22. This year, only six individual staff members and two teams school-wide, who have demonstrated unparalleled achievements, are crowned with this glory and honour. The award presentation ceremony will be held early next year.

Prof. CAO is the director, co-director and/ or the founder of several research institutes, including Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence of Things (RIAIoT), Internet and Mobile Computing Lab (IMCL), University's Research Facility in Big Data Analytics (UBDA). He served as the department head from 2011 to 2017. Prof. CAO is currently member of Academia Europaea, a fellow of IEEE, a fellow of China Computer Federation (CCF), and an ACM distinguished member. His research interests include distributed systems and blockchain, wireless sensing and networking, big data and machine learning, and mobile cloud and edge computing. He published 5 co-authored and 9 co-edited books, and over 500 papers in major international journals and conference proceedings. He also obtained 16 patents. Back in 2009, The President’s Award for Excellent Performance/Achievement in Research and Scholarly Activities 2008/09 was conferred on him as well.

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