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Aaron Ding

I am leading the Cyber-Physical Intelligence (CPI) Lab as a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Systems and Services (ESS) at TU Delft and Associate Professor (permanent) in Computer Science at University of Helsinki. My research focuses on edge computing, edge AI, and data-drive IoT services.

With over 15 years of R&D experience across EU, UK and USA, I have worked at TU Munich, Columbia University, University of Cambridge, and University of Helsinki prior to TU Delft. I obtained undergrad MSc and PhD all with distinction from the Department of Computer Science (Birthplace of Linux) at University of Helsinki. As funded by Nokia Foundation, vital part of my PhD programme was carried out at University of Cambridge and Columbia University in New York.

I have been awarded EU research funding (‚ā¨5M+) as Consortium Director and PI by leading a series of international and national R&D projects (H2020, Marie Curie ITN, German DAAD, EIT Digital, Tekes Finland) in tight collaboration with industrial companies of Nokia, Ericsson, Intel, IBM, Deutsche Telekom, Broadcom, Telia, NEC, Telef√≥nica and F-Secure. For contributions to mobile edge computing, my research work has received best paper awards and recognition from ACM SIGCOMM, ACM EdgeSys, ACM SenSys CCIoT, and IEEE INFOCOM. I am a two-time recipient of the esteemed Nokia Foundation Scholarships.

Being active in ACM, IEEE and IETF, I am the founder of ACM EdgeSys and Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Internet of Things (TIOT) and IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems (OJ-ITS) responsible for areas of mobile edge computing and 5G for smart vehicles. I am on the chairing committee for several international top tier conferences including SIGCOMM, MobiCom, UbiComp, CoNEXT, MobiSys and HotNets. I have served on the Board of IEEE ComSoc YP, Executive Committee of IEEE Finland, and on the IETF NomCom to nominate and select IETF leadership for the Internet standardization. At TU Delft, I serve on the Executive Committee of Power Web Institute and on the Works Council of TU Delft. I am the co-founder of FCN workshop series, a joint initiative to promote active collaborations between top European and Asian research institutes, including Cambridge, Helsinki, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Berlin, Stockholm, Oslo, Vienna, MPI, EPFL, HKUST, Tsinghua, Peking, and Fudan.