Executive Director, BMI
Qiang Qu is associate professor under the CAS Poineer Hundred Talents Program, the executive director of Global Center for Big Mobile intelligence at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and the director of Guangdong Provincial R&D Center of Blockchain and Distributed IoT Security. Before joining SIAT, he was an assistant professor, the director of Dainfos Lab, and the associate head for Research at Institute of Information Systems of Innopolis University.
He received his Ph.D. at Aarhus University, supervised by Prof. Christian S. Jensen. His Ph.D. research was supported by the GEOCrowd project under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. He was a visiting scientist working with Prof. Gustavo Alonso at ETH Zurich in 2014-2015, a visiting scholar working with Prof. Christos Faloutsos at Carnegie Mellon University, a visiting scholar working with Prof. Gao Cong at Nanyang Technological University, and a research fellow at Singapore Management University. He obtained his M.Sc in Computer Science from Peking University. His current research interests are in data-intensive applications and systems, focusing on efficient and scalable algorithm design, blockchain, data sense-making, and mobility intelligence. He was TPC member of several prestige conferences, and he chaired workshops in VLDB 2017, ICDM 2015, and APWEB-WAIM 2017 on mobility analysis.