Prof. Pedro A.Valdes-Sosa
古巴科学院院士 | 国家“千人计划”入选者
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Biography: Professor Valdes-Sosa is the General Vice-Director for Research of the Cuban Neuroscience Center; of which he was the co-founder in 1990. Since 2013 he is also a Distinguished Professor of Neuroinformatics at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. In 2015 he was awarded the “1000 talent foreign professorhip” of China, and was designated as the Director of the Joint China-Cuba Laboratory for Frontier Research in Translational Neurotechnology. He is a senior professor of the Higher Institute for Medical Sciences, full member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, full member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences and ex officio Program Chair of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Dr. Valdes-Sosa studied medicine at the University of Havana and graduated in 1972. During his medical studies he was part of the team working developing ERP multivariate statistical software the first Cuban microcomputer (1970). He also got a B.Sc. in Mathematics in 1973. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1978. In 1979 he undertook his postdoctoral training on “Neurometrics and Computational Techniques” and “Biophysical Modeling of brain electrical activity” with Prof. E. Roy John at the Brain Research Lab of New York University USA. In 2011 Cuban National Science Degree Council granted him a Doctorate in Science as a Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering contribution to Quantitative, EEG and Neuroimaging.

Prof. Jimmy Liu Jiang
Executive Director, Cixi Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Academic of Science
Principle Scientist (Adj), Singapore National Eye Research Institute, Singapore

国家“千人计划”入选者

Biography: Prof. Jimmy Liu Jiang joined Chinese Academy of Sciences in March 2016 as the Executive Director through the China “Thousand Talent Program”. Since 1989, Jimmy has spent 27 years in Singapore. Jimmy established the Intelligent Medical Imaging Program (iMED), which was one of the largest ocular imaging research teams in the world, in A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) Singapore. Ever since joining the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016, he put in much time and effort helping to establish a new institute focusing on biomedical Engineering in Ningbo with support from government and Chinese Academy of Sciences. Recently, Jimmy established two new joint laboratories with world leading ophthalmological equipment manufacture TOPCON Inc. and Tomey Inc. in China focusing on new areas such as advanced ocular medical equipment manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence based Chinese “big” medical image and data research.

Topic: Intelligent Ocular Disease Screening Technologies: Singapore and China Perspectives

Abstract: In the talk, Jimmy will update the ocular imaging research work conducted in the past years in China and Singapore.

Prof. Hongmei Yan
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

颜红梅教授 电子科技大学

Biography: Hongmei Yan: Professor and doctoral supervisor, School of life science and technology, University of Electronic Science and technology of China. She received PhD of biomedical engineering from Chongqing University, and began working at the University of Electronic Science and technology in July 2003. In 2008 and 2014, she was a visiting scholar at the department of neuroscience in Brown University and the Institute of brain cognition in University of Glasgow. Her research interests include the neural mechanism of visual cognition, the cognitive computation of visual information and medical data mining. She hosted 5 NSFC grants, participated in 973 and other projects. More than 30 papers were published and 8 patents were applied.