2021 ADC – Keynote Presentation – Yanchun Zhang
Professor Yanchun Zhang, Victoria University
Yanchun Zhang is a Professor and was the Director of Centre for Applied Informatics at Victoria University. He was a director on the Australia-China Joint Lab on Social Computing and E-Health, a joint initiative from Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Science and Victoria University. He obtained a PhD degree in Computer Science from The University of Queensland in 1991. He was a research fellow at UQ and CRC Distributed Distributed Systems Technology from 1991 to 1993, and an academic member in the Department of Mathematics and Computing at University of Southern Queensland from 1994 to June 2003. He has been active in areas of database and information systems, distributed databases, Web and internet technologies, Web information systems, Web data management, Web mining, Web search, Web services, and e-Research. He has published over 220 research papers in international journals and conferences proceedings, and authored/edited 12 books. His research has been supported by a number of Australian Research Council (ARC) linkage projects and discovery project grants. He was the winner of 2005 Victoria University Vice-Chancellor’s Medal for Excellence in Research, and 2011 Victoria University Vice-Chancellor’s Peak Award for Research and Research Training in Research Supervision, respectively. He was a member of Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts (2008-2010). He was a steering committee member of The ARC Research Network in Enterprise Information Infrastructure (EII). He held honorary professor positions at several universities/institutions in China, including Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan University, Xiamen University, Northerneast University, Hubei University, Hebei Polytechnic University and Hebei Normal University, and visiting professor position at Nagoya University in Japan (2006/7). He is the Editor-In-Chief of World Wide Web journal (Springer) and Health Information Science and Systems journal (BioMed Central), and the Editor of Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series from Springer. He is Chairman of Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE) Society. He is Australian representative of International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) ‘s Working Group WG6.4 on Internet Applications Engineering.