Keynote Speaker: Sean Wang

Sean Wang
Professor and Dean School of Computer Science, Fundan University, Shanghai, China


X. Sean Wang is Professor and Dean at the School of Computer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Before joining Fudan University in 2011, he was the Dorothean Chair Professor in Computer Science at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA, and between 2009-2011, he served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation, USA, in the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems.

He has published widely in the general area of databases and information security, and was a recipient of the US National Science Foundation Research Initiation and CAREER awards. His research interests include database systems, information security, and data mining. In the research community, he served as the general chair of IEEE ICDE 2011 held in Washington DC and ACM CIKM 2014 in Shanghai, China, and in various other roles at international conferences and journals.

He’s currently chief editor of the Springer Journal of Data Science and Engineering, associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, and of Geoinformatica and WWW journal, and past associate editor of TKDE and KAIS. He’s also currently on the steering committees of the IEEE ICDE and IEEE BigComp conference seriess, and past Chair of WAIM Steering Committee.