Wei Cai, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering
Director, Human-Cloud Systems Laboratory
School of Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
RA413, 2001 Longxiang Ave, Longgang District
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 518172


Brief Biograph   [ RESUME ]

Dr. Wei Cai is currently an assistant professor of Computer Engineering, the director of the Human-Cloud Systems Laboratory, School of Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Wei received Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Eng. from The University of British Columbia (UBC), Seoul National University and Xiamen University in 2016, 2011 and 2008, respectively. Before joining CUHK-Shenzhen, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems (WiNMoS) Laboratory at UBC. He has completed research visits at Academia Sinica (Taiwan), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and National Institute of Informatics, Japan. Dr. Cai has co-authored more than 50 journal and conference papers in the area of cloud computing, edge computing, interactive multimedia and blockchain systems. He is serving as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. 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 BSCI2019 and the best paper awards from CCF CBC2018, IEEE CloudCom2014, SmartComp2014, and CloudComp2013.

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

2011 - 2016
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Supervisor: Prof. Victor C.M. Leung
Thesis: Optimizing Cloud Gaming Service Delivery


M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2009 - 2011
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Supervisor: Prof. Taekyoung Kwon
Thesis: A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Multi-Agent Itinerary Planning in Wireless Senor Networks

B.Eng. in Software Engineering

2004 - 2008
Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
Supervisor: Prof. Wenhua Zeng
Thesis: Multi-Interface and Multi-Path Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector Routing Protocol in Wireless Mesh Networks