Prof. Qiang YANG Elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Canada

Prof. Qiang YANG, Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is recently elected as Fellow at Royal Society of Canada.

Prof. Yang is a world leader and pioneer in the artificial intelligence fields of transfer learning and federated learning, as well as automated planning and case-based reasoning. His work allows artificial intelligence and data analytic methods to be effective for small and decentralized data while preserving privacy and security, and has had a major impact on industry and society. He also contributes to professional artificial intelligence and data science societies.

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) was found in 1882 and comprise the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences, and The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The RSC recognizes excellence, advises the government and the larger society, and promotes a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world. Fellows of the RSC are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Fellows that are recognized by the RSC for career achievement is the highest honor an individual can achieve in the Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences.

Congratulations to Prof. Yang!

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