Yongwei Wang's Academic Site


Yongwei Wang (王永威)
ZJU100 Young Professor; Executive Deputy Director, Computing + AI Frontier Research Center
Shanghai Institute for Advanced Study, Zhejiang University, Shanghai, China
College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China


Email: yongwei.wang@zju.edu.cn (or yongweiw@ece.ubc.ca)


Yongwei Wang is a ZJU100 Young Professor in Prof. Fei Wu's team, working on Safe, Efficient, and Generalizable AI at Shanghai Institute for Advanced Study and College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University in China. Previously, he was a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University working with Prof. Chunyan Miao's group from 2021 to 2023 in Singapore. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 2021 (Supervisors: Prof. Z. Jane Wang and Prof. Rabab Ward), and his M.Sc and B.Eng (Honors College) degrees from Northwestern Polytechnical University (Supervisor: Prof. Yixin Yang) in 2017 and 2014, respectively. He was also a visiting student at Delft University of Technology from Sept. 2013 to Mar. 2014 (Supervisor: Prof. Geert Leus).

We are looking for self-motivated research interns/M.Sc/PhD students to join us!

Research Interests

  • AI Safety

  • Multimedia Forensics

  • Generative Modeling

  • Medical Imaging

Professional Services

Technical Committee

  • CSIG Technical Committee on Digital Media Forensics and Security, 2023-Present.

Conference Committee

Journal Editor

  • Young Editor for Aero Weaponry Journal (航空兵器).

Journal Reviewer

  • Engineering

  • ACM Computing Surveys

  • International Journal of Computer Vision

  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security

  • IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

  • IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia

  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing

  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters

  • Pattern Recognition

  • Information Fusion

  • Neurocomputing

  • Neural Networks

  • Knowledge-Based Systems

  • Expert Systems with Applications

  • Biomedical Signal Processing and Control

  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding

  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology

  • The Visual Computer

Program Committee

  • European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)

  • International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR)

  • Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS)

  • SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)

  • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)

  • The IEEE/CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR)

  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

  • International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR)

  • IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)

  • IEEE Data Science & Learning Workshop (DSLW)

  • International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

Teaching Experience

  • Aug. 2023 - Aug. 2023: AI Security and its Practices at ZJU.

  • Jan. 2021 – Apr. 2021, TA for ELEC 422: Biosignals and Systems at UBC.

  • Sept. 2018 – Dec. 2018, TA for APSC 160: Introduction to Computation in Engineering Design.

  • Jan. 2018 – Apr. 2018, TA for APSC 160: Introduction to Computation in Engineering Design.

Selected Awards

  • Shanghai Magnolia Talents Program, 2023

  • Audience Choice Award in IEEE DSLW, 2022

  • President’s Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award, 2020

  • International Student Scholarship, 2017-2021

  • Wu Ya-Jun Alumni Award, 2015

  • Excellent Undergraduate Exchange Award, 2013

  • National Encouragement Scholarship, 2012

  • First-class Scholarships, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015