SELECT * FROM pwn_ihpcf_person_info WHERE ihpcfusername = 'DepeiQian' Depei QianProfessor at Sun Yat-sen university and Beihang University; Dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Yat-sen University.

Depei Qian

Professor at Sun Yat-sen university and Beihang University; Dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Yat-sen University.

Prof.Depei Qian has been working on computer architecture and computer networks for many years. His current research interests include high performance computer architecture and implementation technologies, distributed computing, network management and network performance measurement. He has published over 300 papers in journals and conferences. Since 1996 he has been the member of the expert group and expert committee of the National High-tech Research & Development Program (the 863 program) in information technology. He was the chief scientist of three 863 key projects on high performance computing since 2002. Currently, he is the director of the expert group of the national key R&D project on high performance computing.


Talk Title:

HPC, Big Data, and AI: A Need for Converged Development


Talk Abstract:

This talk gives the recent efforts in China on high performance computing, big data, and artificial intelligence. An issue on the need of coordinated and converged research and development in those tree areas is raised. The first effort at Sun Yat-sen University on this issue is presented. The major research activities are discussed. Some applications which require support of HPC, big data, and AI, e.g., intelligent healthcare and unmanned systems, are presented as examples.


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