Wenwu Zhu


Wenwu Zhu is currently a Professor and the Vice Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University, the Vice Dean of National Research Center for Information Science and Technology,and the Vice Director of Tsinghua Center for Big Data. 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 his Ph.D. degree from New York University in 1996 in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Wenwu Zhu is an AAAS Fellow, IEEE Fellow, SPIE Fellow, and a member of The Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea). He has published over 300 referred papers in the areas of multimedia computing, communications and networking, and big data. He is inventor or co-inventor of over 50 patents. He received seven Best Paper Awards, including ACM Multimedia 2012 and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology in 2001. His current research interests are in the area of Cyber-Physical-Human big data computing, and Cross-media big data and intelligence. 
Wenwu Zhu currently serves as EiC for IEEE Transaction for Multimedia. He served as Guest Editors for the Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, etc.; and Associate Editors for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, ACM Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and IEEE Transactions on Big Data, etc. He served in the steering committee for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2015-2016) and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2007-2010), respectively. He served as TPC Co-chair for ACM Multimedia 2014 and IEEE ISCAS 2013, respectively. He serves as General Co-Chair for ACM Multimedia 2018 and ACM CIKM 2019, respectively.