Prof. Dr. Wu Zhiqiang
Prof. Dr. WU Zhiqiang is Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Academician of German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), Academician of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science and Honorary Fellow of American Institute of Architects (Hon. FAIA). Prof. WU serves as Vice President of TONGJI University, Co-Chair of International Steering Committee of World Planning School Congress, Permanent Member of UNESCO-UIA (International Union of Architects) , Member of Advisory Committee - Creative Economy-United Nations Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP, National Master of Engineering Survey and Design. As Vice President of Urban Planning Society of China, Vice President of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency, Vice President of China Green Building Council, Prof. WU is the most influential academic figure in the field of urbanization study and urban planning. Prof. Wu is Chief Planner of World EXPO Shanghai 2010 and Qingdao World Horticultural Exhibition 2014 and the Chief Planner of the Earthquake Placement Plan in Sichuan as well. Currently Prof. WU is appointed as the chief planner of urban design concept for the sub-center of in Beijing.
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Prof. Dr. Otthein Herzog
Fellow of acatech and Fellow of GI (German National Computer Society). Dr. Herzog worked with IBM Germany from 1977-1993 in the field of software development and research. From 1993-2009, he served as Chaired Professor for Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University Bremen, Germany, heading the Artificial Intelligence Research Group. In 1995, he founded and directed the TZI - Centre for Computing and Communication Technologies with 160 full-time researchers in 2009. Since 1998, he was affiliate professor at the George Mason University, Machine Learning and Inference Laboratory. Since 2010 he is the Wisdom Professor of Visual Information Technologies at Jacobs University Bremen. Since 2015, he is Summit Professor of Artificial Intelligence for Urban Planning at the CIUC, Tongji University, Shanghai. He is also a member of the Shanghai Artificial Intelligence Strategy Advisory Expert Committee.
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