Wenwu Zhu is currently a Professor and Deputy Head of Computer Science Department of Tsinghua University. Prior to his current post, he was a Senior Researcher and Research Manager at Microsoft Research Asia. He was the Chief Scientist and Director at Intel Research China from 2004 to 2008. He worked at Bell Labs New Jersey as Member of Technical Staff during 1996-1999. He received the Ph.D. degree from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 1996 in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Wenwu Zhu is an IEEE Fellow, SPIE Fellow, and ACM Distinguished Scientist. He has published over 200 referred papers in the areas of multimedia computing, communications and networking. He is inventor or co-inventor of over 50 patents. He received six Best Paper Awards, including ACM Multimedia 2012 and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology in 2001. He also received the State Natural Science Award, 2nd place, 2012 in China. His current research interests are in the area of multimedia big data computing, Cyber-Physical-Human big data computing, and multimedia communications and networking.
Wenwu served(s) on various editorial boards, such as Guest Editors for the Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE T-CSVT, and IEEE JSAC; Associate Editors for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and IEEE Transactions on Big Data. He serves(d) in the steering committee for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2015-present) and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2007-2010), respectively. He served as TPC Co-chair for ACM Multimedia 2014 and IEEE ISCAS 2013, respectively.