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Dr. Cao is a chair professor and the head of the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also the director of the Internet and Mobile Computing Lab in the department. Before joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1997, he has been on faculty of computer science in James Cook University and The University of Adelaide in Australia, and the City University of Hong Kong. Dr. Cao is currently, an adjunct professor of Sun Yat-sen University and National University of Defense Technology, a guest professor of Shenzhen University. He also held several adjunct and visiting positions, including adjunct chair professor of Central South University, adjunct professor of Beijing Jiaotong University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Northeastern University, Northwest Polytechnic University, a visiting research professor in the National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University of China, a visiting fellow in the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, a visiting scholar of the Institute of Software-Chinese Academy of Science, and Peking University Overseas Scholar Lecture Program.
Dr. Cao's research interests include parallel and distributed computing, wireless networks and mobile computing, big data and cloud computing, pervasive computing, and fault tolerant computing. He has directed and participated in numerous research and development projects and, as a principal investigator, obtained over HK$20 million grants from funding agencies such as Hong Kong Research Grant Council and Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission, and industries like Huawei and Nokia. Dr. Cao has won numerous prizes and awards, and is very active in professional activities locally and internationally. He has co-authored a book in Mobile Computing, co-edited 9 books, and published over 300 papers in major international journals and conference proceedings (including top journals IEEE TSE, TC, TMC, TPDS,TWC, TKDE, TVT; IEEE Computer, IEEE Internet Computing, CACM, JPDC, PMC, and top conferences ICDCS, PERCOM, INFOCOM, ICNP, WWW, DSN, SRDS).
Dr. Cao is a fellow of IEEE, a member of ACM, a senior member of China Computer Federation (CCF). He served as the Chair of Technical Committee on Distributed Computing (TPDC), IEEE Computer Society (2012-2014), a vice chairman of CCF's Technical Committee on Computer Architecture (2004-2007). Dr. Cao has served as an associate editor and a member of the editorial boards of many international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Network, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal, Springer Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, and Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. He has also served as chairs and members of organizing and technical committees of man international conferences, including PERCOM, INFOCOM, ICDCS, DSN, SRDS, ICNP, and RTSS.