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Zhiwei Xu (徐志伟)
Professor, Chair of Academic Committee, CTO

Institute of Computing Technology,
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kexueyuan South Road #6, Haidian,
Beijing 100190 , P. R. China
Phone: (86-10) 82610460
E-mail: zxu at ict dot ac dot cn
Secretary: Ms. Fang Liu, (liuf at ncic dot ac dot cn)

Zhiwei Xu is a professor, chair of academic committee, and CTO of the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). His prior industrial experience included chief engineer of Dawning Corp. (now Sugon as listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange), a leading high-performance computer vendor in China. He currently leads “Cloud-Sea Computing Systems”, a strategic priority research project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences that aims at developing billion-thread computers with elastic processors. Zhiwei Xu holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California, an MS degree from Purdue University, and a BS degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Research Interest

My long-term research interest is computing for the masses (C4M): empowering 80% of population with advanced information technology (IT). C4M needs five pillars, which are yet to be built by the IT community and users. They are:

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Selected Talks and Publications since 2005

Keynote/Invited Speeches at International Conferences

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Conference Papers


Zhiwei Xu has been serving in various volunteer communities, such as members of advisory committees, conference program committees and journal editorial boards, including