CAI, Wei

Assistant Professor

Education Background

Ph.D. (The University of British Columbia, Vancouver)

M.S. (Seoul National University)

B.S. (Xiamen University)

Research Field
Cloud Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Blockchain, Edge Systems, Crowd Intelligence, Game Systems

Prof. Wei Cai received the B.Eng. degree in software engineering from Xiamen University, China, in 2008, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Seoul National University, South Korea, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada, in 2016. From 2016 to 2018, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with UBC. He has completed visiting research at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Academia Sinica, Taiwan, China. 

Wei is currently an assistant professor of Computer Engineering at the School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. He is the director of the Human-Cloud Systems Laboratory. His recent research interests include Cloud Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Blockchain, Edge Systems, Crowd Intelligence, and Game Systems. He was a recipient of the 2015 Chinese Government Award for the Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, the UBC Doctoral Four-Year-Fellowship from 2011 to 2015, and the Brain Korea 21 Scholarship. He also received the Best Student Paper Award from ACM BSCI 2019, the Best Paper Awards from CloudComp2013, CloudCom2014, and SmartComp2014. He is currently serving as associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing.

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