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Yu-Dong Zhang

Yu-Dong Zhang

Professor, University of Leicester, UK.

Research Interest: Deep Learning and Medical Image Analysis.

Prof. Yudong Zhang serves as a Chair Professor at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Leicester, UK. He is the Fellow of IET, Fellow of EAI, and Fellow of BCS. He is the Senior Member of IEEE, IES, and ACM. He is the Distinguished Speaker of ACM. He was included in Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Computer Science) by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. He was 2019, 2021 & 2022 recipient of Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher. He is included in World’s Top 2% Scientist by Stanford University from 2020 to 2022. He won Information Fusion 2022 Best Paper Award, etc. His three papers are included in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. He has (co)authored over 400 peer-reviewed articles in the journals: Ann Oncol, JACC, JAMA Psychiatry, IJIM, Inf Fus, IEEE TFS, IEEE TII, IEEE TIP, IEEE TMI, IEEE IoTJ, Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, Pattern Recognition, IEEE TGRS, IEEE JBHI, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TETCI, IEEE TCSS, IEEE JSTARS, IEEE TNSRE, IEEE SJ, ACM TKDD, ACM TOMM, IEEE/ACM TCBB, IEEE TCAS-II, IEEE JTEHM, ACM TMIS, etc. There are more than 60 ESI Highly Cited Papers and 5 ESI Hot Papers in his (co)authored publications. His citation reached 24192 in Google Scholar (h-index 86). He is the editor of Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, IEEE TCSVT, etc. He has conducted many successful industrial projects and academic grants from NIH, Royal Society, GCRF, EPSRC, MRC, BBSRC, Hope, British Council, Fight for Sight, and NSFC. He has given over 120 invited talks at international conferences, universities, and companies. He has served as (Co-)Chair for more than 60 international conferences and workshops (including more than 20 IEEE or ACM conferences). His research outputs have been reported by more than 50 news press, such as Reuters, BBC, Telegraph, Physics World, UK Today News, EurekAlert! Science News, India Times, Association of Optometrists (AOP) news, Medical Xpress, etc.

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