Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
· Lei Xu is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering Chinese Univ Hong Kong (CUHK) where he first joined as a senior lecturer in 1993, became a professor in 1996 and then took the current chair professor position in 2002.
· Moreover, he is a MOE Chang Jiang Chair Professor of
· He serves as the Director of Centre for Cognitive Machines and Computational Health (CMaCH) in School of Electronics, Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), and as a chief scientist, SJTU Brain Science and Technology Center, as well as served as a deputy director of the Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre.
Lei Xu completed his Ph.D
thesis at Tsinghua Univ by the end of 1986, then joined Dept. Math, Peking Univ
in 1987 first as a postdoc and then was exceptionally promoted to associate
professor in 1988 and to a full professor in 1992. During 1989-93, he worked at
several universities in
Prof. Xu is the editor-in-chief of Spinger open access Journal Applied Informatics. Also, served as an associate editor for eight academic journals, especially on neurocomputing, e.g., Neural Networks (1995-2016) ，IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks (1994-98), International Journal of Neural Systems (1993-2004), and Neurocomputing (1995-present). Moreover, he has served as a governor on the Governing Board of International Neural Networks Society (INNS) (2001-03), as well as the INNS award committee (2002-03) and the Fellow committee of IEEE Computational Intelligence society (06), the chair of Computational Finance Technical Committee of IEEE Neural Networks Society (2001-03), and a past president of Asian-Pacific Neural Networks Assembly （1995-96）. He is also served as a general chair of IEEE Intl Conf. on CIFER03, Intl Confs IDEAL98, IDEAL00, International Advisory Committee Chair, IDEAL (2001-2014) , Joint-ICANN-ICONIP03 Program Committee co-chair, a program committee chair of ICONIP96 and a honorary chair of ICONIP06, NIPS Overseas Liaison (1995,96,97) and the chairs of two NIPS Workshops (1992,94), as well as program/organizing /Advisory committee members on major world conferences on Neural Networks, including WCNN, ICNN, IJCNN, IEEE WCCI, ICONIP, NIPS, ICANN, IDEAL, and Intl. Conf. on Computational Finance, etc. Prof. Xu has also been serving as a member of engineering panel, Hong Kong RGC research committee (2001-06), a member of selection committee, Chinese NSFC/HK RGC Joint research scheme (2002-05, 08), external expert for Chinese NSFC information science panel (2004-06). Additionally, an nominator for the prestigious Kyoto prize (2004,2008,2012,2015) and also an nominator for the LUI Che Woo Prize (2016-17).
Prof. Xu is a Fellow of IEEE (2001- ), IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) (2002-), European Academy of Sciences (2002-), as well as Scientific Committee member of European Academy of Sciences (2014- 2017) . He has been listed in many international biographical publications. Prof Xu has received an 1995 International Neural Networks Society Leadership Award and several Chinese national prestigious academic awards, including 1993 Chinese National Nature Science Award, 1988 Chinese State Education Council FOK YING TUNG Award, and the second of the 10 winners of the 1988 BEIJING YOUNG SCIENTISTS PRIZE. Following the 2004 winner Prof Amari and the 2005 winner Prof. Fukushima, Prof. Xu has received the 2006 APNNA Outstanding Achievement Award.
Address: Department of Computer Science and
Engineering, The Chinese
Phone: +852- 39438423 Email: lxu[at] cse[dot]cuhk[dot]edu[dot]hk
Representative Publications (by years) (enter)
Overview Papers in Journals/Encyclopedia/Handbook (enter)
· Unsupervised Learning (enter)
· Supervised Learning (enter)
· Randomized Hough Transform and Object Detection (enter)
· Combinatorial Optimization (enter)
Two closely related series of efforts in past three years
promotion of Sino-foreign interchange on interdisciplinary areas of
intelligence science, information science, and intelligent data engineering,
and also in memory of thirty year anniversary of the Zhongguancun Golden
Triangle ISIS Forum founded and propelled by two late senior academicians
Prof. T. Chang of
See the 2nd paragraph of the editorial http://www.springerlink.com/content/k68031581527q255/fulltext.pdf.
Another series One is a serial annual workshops on
Intelligence Science and Intelligent Data Engineering (IScIDE) as a collective
venue for introducing world frontier researchers to
See IScIDE 10 http://goldentri.hit.edu.cn
IScIDE 11 http://www.iscide2011.org
IScIDE 12 http://iscide2012.seu.edu.cn/
One is a series
of efforts on four special issues on Frontiers of Electrical and Electronic
· Volume 5, Number 3 / September 2010, consisting of nine invited survey articles written by
S. Amari, E. Oja, J. Rissanen, A. Yuille, J.Schmidhuber, R. W. Yeung, Runsheng Chen, Yanda Li, and Lei Xu, on Emerging themes on information theory and Bayesian Approach, especially on topics these authors pioneered.
and the editorial http://www.springerlink.com/content/k68031581527q255/fulltext.pdf
All the authors are IEEE Fellows or/and Members of National Academy of Sciences.
· Volume 6, Number 1 / March 2011, A special issue on Machine learning and intelligence science: Sino-foreign interchange workshop IScIDE2010 (A). consisting of fourteen invited survey or research articles.
and the editorial http://www.springerlink.com/content/428705867371np45/fulltext.pdf
The first half provides an
insightful view for the core achievements by Chinese colleagues, with articles
written by professors from major universities in mainland
The second half aims at a much wider
scope of intelligence science (vision system, neural system, human behavior,
and generic issues) for broadening the readers knowledge of this journal,
written by professors from Hong Kong,
· Volume 7, Number 1 / March 2012, A special issue on Machine
learning and intelligence science: IScIDE2010 (C). is a supplementary issue of Volume
6, Number 1 / March 2011. The two
special issues may serve as a representative showing window for observing the
achievements of professors in
and the editorial http://www.springerlink.com/content/tp187860405591k1/fulltext.pdf
Volume 6, Number 2 / June 2011, A
special issue on Machine learning and intelligence science:
Sino-foreign interchange workshop IScIDE2010
(B). consisting of nineteen invited research articles: the two-third comes from
major universities in mainland
and the editorial http://www.springerlink.com/content/ru317153x265p188/fulltext.pdf