Wenwu Zhu


Wenwu Zhu is with Computer Science Department of Tsinghua University as Professor of “1000 People Plan” of China. Prior to his current post, he was a Senior Researcher and Research Manager at Microsoft Research Asia. He was the Chief Scientist and the Director at Intel Research China from 2004 to 2008. He worked at Bell Labs New Jersey as Member of Technical Staff during 1996-1999.

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 40 patents. His current research interests are in the area of multimedia cloud computing, social media computing, multimedia big data, and multimedia communications and networking. He served(s) on various editorial boards, such as Guest Editor for the Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE T-CSVT, and IEEE JSAC; Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology; Leading Editor of the Area “Computer Networks and Distributed Computing” of Journal of Computer Science and Technology. He received the Best Paper Award in ACM Multimedia 2012, the Best Paper Award in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology in 2001, and the other 3 international Best Paper Awards. He was the Chair of Visual Signal Processing and Communication Technical Committee of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2006-2008), and served in the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2007-2010). He currently serves as the Chair of Beijing Chapter at IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and advisory board of International Journal of Handheld Computing Research. He served as TPC Co-Chair of IEEE ISCAS 2013 and serves as TPC Co-Chair for ACM Multimedia 2014.

Wenwu Zhu received the Ph.D. degree from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 1996 in Electrical and Computer Engineering.