• ShanghaiTech Team Takes Second at AI Competition
    Recently, the Baidu Star Developer Competition, a deep learning algorithm competition for global AI technology enthusiasts was held in Beijing, and a team from ShanghaiTech took the second place to the team from South China University of Technology who won the first prize; competing alongside teams from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Northwestern Polytechnical U...
    2018-10-22
  • Large-Scale Convex Optimization Developed
    IEEE Communications
    Professor Shi YuanMing and his collaborators at HKUST and Tsinghua University have recently developed large-scale sparse and low-rank frameworks for optimizing across the communication, computation and storage resources in ultra-dense networks (UDNs), thereby providing principled ways to design communication-efficient mobile artificial intelligence (AI) systems and intelligent internet-of-things (...
    2018-08-31
  • Information Science and Technology Symposium Held
    The Annual ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information Science and Technology (ASSIST) 018 was held at ShanghaiTech from July 2-4, 2018.Focusing on artificial intelligence and computer vision, the symposium aims to provide a forum on state-of-the-art information technology that is “international, high-level, and application-oriented.” Nearly 800 people from both academia and industry participated in t...
    2018-07-19
  • Geek Pie Enters ASC Finals
    The 2018 ASC World Supercomputer Contest (ASC18) ended on May 9th at Nanchang University with Tsinghua University successfully defending their championship. ShanghaiTech University, a first-time finalist, won Silver Medal and the e Prize award. National Tsing Hua University won the award for Highest Computing Performance. Russian St. Petersburg National University, Shanghai Jiao Tong Universi...
    2018-05-23
  • Network Information Flow Research Receives Test-of-Time Award
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
    The paper "Network Information Flow" by Professor Cai Ning and his co-authors was honored with the 2018 ACM SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Paper Award. The paper, first published in Volume 46, Issue 4 of IEEE Transactions on Information Theory in July of 2000, is universally recognized as a landmark paper in the field of network coding. This seminal work on network coding has had a pro...
    2018-03-30
  • Geekpie Team Enters ASC Finals
    After two months of preliminary competition, Geekpie from ShanghaiTech University successfully submitted a proposal to the Asia Supercomputing Community (ASC) HPC Contest. The team, comprising of five undergraduate students and led by Dr. Shu Yin, an assistant professor at ShanghaiTech University, finished first at the preliminaries and gained acceptance to the finals, which will take place in May...
    2018-03-28
  • SIST Professor Honored for Computer Vision Work
    At the biannual International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), perhaps the most prestigious conference in computer vision, ShanghaiTech’s SIST had a strong presence. SIST presented six papers on exciting state-of-the-art contributions on light field imagery, fundamental geometry, and artificial intelligence problems such as object and anomaly detection, or visual question answering.SIST Prof...
    2017-11-14
  • International Robotics Conference Comes to China
    ShanghaiTech University’s School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) hosted the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 2017 (SSRR2017) from October 11th to 13th, the first time the conference has been held in China. SIST Assistant Professor Sren Schwertfeger served as the General Chair of the three-day conference and President Jiang Mianheng ...
    2017-10-18
  • Professor Jingyi Yu Elected Program Chair of CVPR 2021
    IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2021 recently selected Chinese scholars as the host team of CVPR 2021 conference. Professor Jingyi Yu, from the School of Information Science and Technology (SIST), was appointed as Program Chair of the conference.CVPR is the top conference in the field of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. CVPR provides an academic communication sta...
    2017-08-30
  • Mysterious Majorana Particle Discovered
    Science
    In our universe, everything is made up of elementary particles. Some – like photons - are already well-known; others remain to be unveiled. Recently, a group of engineers and scientists has found the “smoking gun” signature of the long sought-after Majorana particle. This research, led by Professor Kang L. Wang at UCLA (also an adjunct professor at SIST), was published in Science on July 21...
    2017-08-09
  • SIST Holds Information Science and Technology Symposium
    The 4th academic ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information Science and Technology 2017 (SSIST 2017) was held from July 2nd to 4th. The theme of this year’s symposium was Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Computer Security. The symposium introduced advanced scientific research results and highlighted developments. The symposium attracted more than 700 domestic and f...
    2017-07-10
  • SWEDCS 2017 Focuses on Intelligent Hardware
    ShanghaiTech’s School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) once again welcomed the SWEDCS 2017 forum to gather world-class experts in emerging devices, circuits and systems. This year, the workshop focused on “Intelligent Hardware.” Nowadays, data-driven and artificial intelligence enabled computing is dramatically changing our way of living and creating both opportunities and challenge...
    2017-07-10
  • OpenFog Consortium Holds Fog Computing Workshop
    The Fog Computing workshop, organized by OpenFog and ShanghaiTech University (ShanghaiTech) on April 24th, was held at the School of Information Science and Technology (SIST), ShanghaiTech University. Along with the workshop, the OpenFog Consortium Greater China Regional Committee and the Shanghai Institute of Fog Computing Technology (SHIFT) were officially launched. Officials and researchers fro...
    2017-04-27
  • ShanghaiTech Professor to Lead OpenFog Consortium Greater China
    On January 16, following the election results of the Board of Directors of the OpenFog Consortium, ShanghaiTech Distinguished Professor-in-Residence Yang Yang was appointed Director of the OpenFog Consortium Greater China Region (GCR) Committee. During his term, Professor Yang, representing ShanghaiTech will lead and promote the research, development, testing, and standardizing efforts in the GCR,...
    2017-03-02