Biograph: Dr. Shipeng Li is Associate Director of Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society (AIRS). He was with a leading AI company in China serving as Corporate Vice President and Co-President of Research. Before that he was CTO of a leading IoT company in China. He was a founding member of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA). Dr. Li was once a Research Area Manager and Principal Researcher at MSRA, and a Microsoft Partner in 1999-2015. Before Microsoft, Dr. Li was with Sarnoff Corporation as Member of Technical Staff.
Dr. Li is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, a Fellow of IEEE, and IEAS (International Eurasian Academy of Science) Academician. He is an influential expert on multimedia, internet, computer vision, cloud computing, IoT and artificial intelligence, holding 200 US patents and 330+ international technical publications with 21,879+ citations (H-index: 76). He has trained 4 MIT TR35 winners (the world's top 35 innovators under the age of 35) over the years. He serves as a Standing Committee Member of Chinese Institute of Electronics, Co-Founder and Joint Secretary General of Artificial Intelligence Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance under China MOST.
Dr. Li received B.S. and M.S. from University of Science and Technology of China and Ph.D. from Lehigh University.
Title: Challenges and Opportunities in Massive Applications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies
Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Li will first introduce different levels of artificial intelligence from a data perspective and give an honest estimation on the timeframe to reach each level of AI. He will then give an overview of the state-of-the-art AI technologies and some exciting applications enabled by AI using some industrial examples. He will then go ahead to analyze the challenges and opportunities we are facing today for massive applications of AI technologies in real world. He will also point out research directions and solutions to some of the pressing issues we are facing today.