ATSE 2017 New Foreign Fellow: Dr Ya-Qin Zhang FTSE
Dr Zhang is a world-renowned scientist and innovation leader in digital video and internet technology, with 11 co-authored books, 500 peer-reviewed papers and 60 US-granted patents. His seminal research has profoundly advanced the algorithmic development and commercialisation of the field. He has built the “world’s hottest lab in computer science” (Microsoft Research Asia), and is now leading one of the world’s largest technology companies (Baidu) as its President. As one of the 50 Most Influential Global Leaders, he has provided high-level advice to the UN, policy makers, academics, research organisations and industry leaders worldwide.