Weisong Shi

Weisong Shi

Professor of Computer Science, Associate Dean, Director of the CAR Lab

Weisong Shi

Faculty Status

IEEE Fellow

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Weisong Shi is a Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow and a Professor of Computer Science with Wayne State University, USA, where he directs the Mobile and Internet SysTems Laboratory (MIST) and Connected and Autonomous dRiving Laboratory (CAR), investigating performance, reliability, power- and energy-efficiency, trust and privacy issues of networked computer systems, and applications. He is one of the world leaders in the edge computing research community and published the first book on edge computing. His paper entitled “Edge Computing: Vision and Challenges” has been cited more than 2900 times.  In 2018, Dr. Shi led the development of IEEE Course on Edge Computing. In 2019, Dr. Shi served as the lead guest editor for the edge computing special issue on the prestigious Proceedings of the IEEE journal. He is the Founding Steering Committee Chair of the ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC) and the IEEE/ACM Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering (CHASE). He is an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Scientist. He is a recepient of IEEE Computer Society TCI's Distinguished Service Award (2020). 



Ph.D 2000, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

Edge Computing, Computer Systems for Autonomous Driving, Mobile and Connected Health

Awards and Honors

- IEEE Computer Society TCI Distinguished Service Award (2020)

- IEEE Fellow (2016)

- ACM Distinguished Scientist (2016)

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