Fellow of 2010, WAH, Professor, W S 華雲生

1952

FHKEng (2010)

Academic degrees:
BS EECS, 1974, Columbia University, USA; MS EECS, 1975, Columbia University, USA; MS Comp Sci, 1976, University of California, Berkeley, USA; PhD Engineering, 1979, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Professional qualifications:
FIEEE, FACM, FAAAS, FSDPS

Membership of other Academies:
– Franklin W. Woeltge Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (2004-2011);
– Director, Advanced Digital Sciences Centre, A*STAR-University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Singapore (2008-2009);
– Robert T. Chien Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (1998-2003);
– Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (1989-2009)

Honours, affiliations and other appointments:
– International Awards:
IEEE Computer Society Tsutomu Kanai Award (2008); University of California, Berkeley, Distinguished Alumni Award in Computer Science (2011); IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace-McDowell Award (2006);
Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Outstanding Research Award for outstanding research in electronics, information science, communications or related fields (2006); WIC Outstanding Contribution Award Web Intelligence Consortium, for landmark contributions to web intelligence and nonlinear optimization (2006); Raymond T. Yeh Life Time Achievement Award, Society for Design and Process Science (2003); IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
– Fellows:
Fellow, IEEE (1990); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2004); Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (2004); Fellow, Society for Design and Process Science (1997)
– Technical Achievement Awards:
IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (1998); IEEE-CS Tech. Committee on Distributed Processing, Outstanding Achievement Award (2007); IEEE Int’l Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (1999)
– Best Paper Awards:
IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (1981); Best Paper Award, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (2005); Best Paper Award, Journal of Global Optimization (2001); C. V. Ramamoorthy Best Paper Award, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (1999)
– International Competitions:
1st Prize, Suboptimal Temporal Metric Track, and 2nd Prize, Suboptimal Propositional Track, 4th International Planning Competition (with Y. X. Chen and C. W. Hsu, June 6, 2004); 1st Prize, Satisficing Planning, 5th International Planning Competition (with C. W. Hsu, Y. Huang, and Y. X. Chen, June 6-10, 2006); 1st Prize, Temporal Satisficing Planning Track, 6th International Planning Competition (with C. W. Hsu, Sept. 14-18, 2008); also in Illinois ECE news
– Some Service Awards:
IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Distinguished Service Award; also in Computer Magazine announcement (2006); IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Contributions Certificate (1992); IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Awards (1991, 2001); IEEE Computer Society President, 2001)

Area of Expertise:
Nonlinear programming, with applications in financial engineering; Multimedia signal processing, voice-over-IP, and computer networks; Artificial Intelligence, planning and scheduling, and satisfiability