Dean of College of Computer Science and Control Engineering at Shenzhen Institue of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Member of the Ukrainian National Academy of Engineering; Member of the American Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, Member of the Royal College of Public Health
Dr. Yi Pan is currently a Chair Professor and the Dean of College of Computer Science and Control Engineering at Shenzhen Institue of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China and a Regents’ Professor Emeritus at Georgia State University, USA. He served as Chair of Computer Science Department at Georgia State University from 2005 to 2020. He has also served as an Interim Associate Dean and Chair of Biology Department during 2013-2017. Dr. Pan joined Georgia State University in 2000, was promoted to full professor in 2004, named a Distinguished University Professor in 2013 and designated a Regents' Professor (the highest recognition given to a faculty member by the University System of Georgia) in 2015.
Dr. Pan received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in computer engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, in 1991. His profile has been featured as a distinguished alumnus in both Tsinghua Alumni Newsletter and University of Pittsburgh CS Alumni Newsletter. Dr. Pan's current research interests mainly include bioinformatics and health informatics using big data analytics, cloud computing, and machine learning technologies. Dr. Pan has published more than 450 papers including over 250 journal papers with more than 100 papers published in IEEE/ACM Transactions/Journals. In addition, he has edited/authored 43 books. His work has been cited more than 19000 times based on Google Scholar and his current h-index is 88. Dr. Pan is now served as chief editor of Big Data Mining and Analytics, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), and Chinese Journal of Electronics. Dr. Pan has served as an editor-in-chief or editorial board member for 20 journals including 7 IEEE Transactions. Currently, and has served as an Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. He is the recipient of many awards including one IEEE Transactions Best Paper Award, five IEEE and other international conference or journal Best Paper Awards, 4 IBM Faculty Awards, 2 JSPS Senior Invitation Fellowships, IEEE BIBE Outstanding Achievement Award, IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award, NSF Research Opportunity Award, and AFOSR Summer Faculty Research Fellowship. He has organized numerous international conferences and delivered keynote speeches at over 60 international conferences around the world.
Dr. Pan is a "Great Master Face-to-Face" Series Speaker (2012), an IEEE Distinguished Speaker (2000-2002), a Yamacraw Distinguished Speaker (2002), and a Shell Oil Colloquium Speaker (2002). He is a Fellow of AIMBE, RSPH, IET and JSPS and a member of EUAS. He is listed in Men of Achievement, Who's Who in Midwest, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Computational Science and Engineering, and Who's Who of Asian Americans.