James YU 余剑峤

James Jian Qiao Yu received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Hong Kong from 2015 to 2018. He is currently an assistant professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, and an honorary assistant professor at Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He is also the chief research consultant of GWGrid Inc. (Zhuhai) and Fano Labs (Hong Kong). His research interests include smart city and urban computing, deep learning, intelligent transportation systems, and smart energy systems. He is an Editor of the IET Smart Cities journal.

PROFESSIONAL

[Jan. 2019 - Present] Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

[Mar. 2017 - Present] Honorary Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

[Sept. 2015 - Dec. 2018] Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Advisor: Prof. David John Hill

[Jun. 2013 - Jul. 2013] Visiting Scholar
Departamento de Computación, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
Host: Prof. Carlos Artemio Coello Coello, Prof. Wen Yu

[Nov. 2009 - Aug. 2010] Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Host: Prof. Victor On Kwok Li

JOURNAL EDITORSHIP

[2020] IET Smart Cities Special Issue on Smart Transport for Smart Cities
Leading Editor

[2019-] IET Smart Cities
Associate Editor

EDUCATION

[Aug. 2015] Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Thesis: A Social Spider Inspired Metaheuristic for Global Numerical Optimization and its Applications
Advisor: Prof. Victor On Kwok Li

[Aug. 2011] Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

PROJECTS AND GRANTS

[Oct. 2019 - Sept. 2022] Research on traffic speed estimation and prediction in city-wide transportation networks driven by graph deep learning / 图网络深度学习驱动的城市交通网车速监测及预测算法研究
General Program of Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation / 广东省自然科学基金面上项目(基础与应用基础研究基金), 2019A1515011032

[Jul. 2017 - Dec. 2020] Research on key technology, core equipment and engineering demonstration of distributed renewable AC and DC energy generation / 交直流混合的分布式可再生能源关键技术、核心装备和工程示范研究
National Key Research and Development Program of China / 国家重点研发计划, 2017YFB0903200

[Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2020] Fundamental Research on Construction and Operation Strategies of Converged Network for Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles / 智能电网与电动车融合网络构建及运营策略的基础性研究
National Natural Science Foundation of China (Young Scientists) / 国家自然科学基金青年基金, 51707170