James YU 余剑峤

James Jian Qiao Yu received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Hong Kong from 2015 to 2018. He is currently an assistant professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, and an honorary assistant professor at Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He is also the chief research consultant of GWGrid Inc. (Zhuhai) and Fano Labs (Hong Kong). His research interests include smart city and urban computing, deep learning, intelligent transportation systems, and smart energy systems. He is an Editor of the IET Smart Cities journal.

PROFESSIONAL

[Jan. 2019 - Present] Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

[Mar. 2017 - Present] Honorary Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

[Sept. 2015 - Dec. 2018] Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Advisor: Prof. David John Hill

[Jun. 2013 - Jul. 2013] Visiting Scholar
Departamento de Computación, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
Host: Prof. Carlos Artemio Coello Coello, Prof. Wen Yu

[Nov. 2009 - Aug. 2010] Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Host: Prof. Victor On Kwok Li

JOURNAL EDITORSHIP

[2019-] IET Smart Cities
Associate Editor

EDUCATION

[Aug. 2015] Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Thesis: A Social Spider Inspired Metaheuristic for Global Numerical Optimization and its Applications
Advisor: Prof. Victor On Kwok Li

[Aug. 2011] Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

TEACHING

[S'19] Digital Logic
Course Instructor and Designer
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology

[F'16,F'17] Embedded System
Guest Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

[F'14] Engineering Management and Society
Guest Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

[S'14] Sustainability and Climate Change
Teaching Assistant
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

[S'12] Communications Engineering
Teaching Assistant
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong