Recently, EMI team member Huang Shihua received an offer from the “Southern University of Science and Technology-Hong Kong Polytechnic University” joint training doctoral program. The program will pay for a full scholarship during the doctoral study period. After graduation, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Southern University of Science and Technology will be awarded a doctorate. Proof of training. Huang Shihua is a 2014 undergraduate of Northeastern University. After graduation, he worked as a research assistant in the EMI research group. He is the third student in the EMI research group to receive a full scholarship for the SUSTech Overseas Joint Training Program after graduation. His tutor at Southern University of Science and Technology is Associate Professor Cheng Ran, and his tutor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University is Kay Chen Tan Chair Professor.
Southern University of Science and Technology and a number of world-class universities jointly cultivate doctoral students, implement dual-college joint training, dual tutor guidance, and award doctoral degrees from partner universities (see: https://gs.sustech.edu.cn/lianpeiboshi2021/1871). All outstanding students are welcome to apply.
Note: Professor Kay Chen Tan of Hong Kong Polytechnic University is an IEEE Fellow and Vice Chairman of IEEE CIS. He was the editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IF: 11.169) and IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (IF: 9.083). He is also the editor-in-chief of more than 10 other top international journals. Editor of, the co-chair of the 2019 IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computing (CEC) and the co-chair of the 2016 World Conference on Intelligent Computing (WCCI). Professor Tan has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal papers, published 7 monographs, was invited to give conference reports at more than 80 international conferences, and won many achievement awards and honors from academic institutions, including 2020 IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics Best Paper Award, 2019 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine Best Paper Award, 2016 IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems Best Paper Award, 2008 International Network for Engineering Education & Research Recognition Award, etc. He mainly researches artificial intelligence and computational intelligence, machine learning and optimization, data mining and operations research, etc., and promotes theories and innovative technologies of optimization, data analysis and machine learning applications.