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Hong Shen is Professor (Chair) of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. He received his B.Eng. degree from Beijing University of Science and Technology, M.Eng. degree from University of Science and Technology of China, Ph.Lic. and Ph.D. degrees from Abo Akademi University, Finland, all in Computer Science. He has extensive academic experiences internationally including 10 years service at Griffith University (Australia) from Lecturer to Professor and 5 years service at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) as Professor and Chair of the Computer Networks Laboratory. He received numerous honours and awards at institutional, ministerial and national levels, and served as a guest professor on various visiting appointments in USA, UK, Hong Kong and China. With main research interests in parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, high performance networks, privacy and security, data mining and multimedia systems, he has published more than 400 papers, including over 100 papers in major journals such as a variety of IEEE and ACM Transactions.

Hong has received over 10 research grants, including national competitive grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Japan Society for Promotion of Sciences (JSPS) and Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). He has been an editor/associate editor /editorial-board member for 7 international journals; chaired numerous international conferences; served on Program Committee for more than 100 international conferences. He was the co-recipient of National Education Commission Science and Technology Progress Award and Chinese Academy of Sciences Natural Sciences Award.

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