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Terminus Group Appoints Chief Scientist for Smart IoT Technology Research and Development

Beijing, China – (Newsfile Corp. – May 11, 2022) – In a clear signal to industry and to enhance its R&D capabilities and international leadership, Terminus Group, a global leader in smart service solutions, has named IEEE Fellow , Dr. Yang Yang, to his growing cadre of chief scientists. This follows the recent appointment of Dr. Ling Shao, who joined as Chief Scientist of Terminus Group and President of Terminus International.

With extensive scientific and professional expertise, Dr. Yang will play a leading role in the company’s efforts to explore the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) in the reduction of carbon emissions. It will also promote the concept, research, development and adoption of Terminus Group’s next-level smart city platforms and scenarios – the “AI CITY”.

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Dr. Yang Yang, Terminus Group Chief Scientist

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In a recent letter to the company’s board of directors, Victor AI, founder and CEO of Terminus Group, said: “Technological and scientific innovation is at the heart of the company’s DNA, and having the world’s best talent on board is the spearhead. of this strategy.

AI continued, “The appointments of Dr. Yang and Dr. Ling Shao are important indications of the company’s talent recruitment strategy – the ‘T-Plan’ – which aims to attract and retain the best and brightest. brilliant minds in their area of ​​expertise. Their spirit of innovation will not only accelerate the company’s R&D functions, but will also be the primary driver of the company’s ability to meet and exceed global market expectations on the next generation of smart products and services from the Terminus group.

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve its talent structure, the company unveiled the “Talents Plan” (T-Plan), which aims to attract and retain the best and brightest minds in the technology industry. This initiative involves the recruitment of hundreds of scientists and technology experts with PhDs in fields such as AI, Big Data and Cloud.

Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Yang said: “Over the past few years, I have been impressed by the Terminus Group’s ability to develop and implement bold and innovative ideas, combined with a pragmatic spirit of service.

“With the increasing number of connected devices and the technological advances that are occurring in the field of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things [AIoT]I believe the time is right for us to start implementing these combined strategies,” Dr. Yang added.

At the heart of the company’s strategy is exploring and pushing boundaries within the AIoT industry, while meeting the needs of the people who will live and work in these future cities. With his extensive experience in the AIoT space, Dr. Yang will be responsible for playing a leadership role in the company’s efforts to research, develop and promote the concept and adoption of AI CITY scenarios.

While T-Plan will continue to identify and recruit the best and the brightest, it can already be said that the majority of Terminus Group’s technical team and management are graduates of some of the world’s leading universities. . These include Stanford University, Harvard University, Tsinghua University, MIT, Queen Mary University of London, and Sun Yat-sen University.

Prior to joining Terminus Group, Dr. Yang had already led over 20 cutting-edge R&D projects on AIoT and mobile broadband communications in the UK and China. He is an expert in the field of smart IoT and was a member of the chief technical committee of the major national science and technology project “Next Generation Wireless Broadband Communication Networks”, funded by the Ministry of Health. Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT). He was also a member of the chief technical committee of the national R&D Hi-Tech 863 program “5G System R&D Major Projects”, funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST).

Currently, Dr. Yang is also a member of various international technical committees and organizations. For example, he is Chair of the 5G Industry Community and Asia Region Chair of the Fog/Edge Industry Community at the IEEE Communications Society. He is also an associate editor of two IEEE technical journals – IEEE TNSE and IOTJ – as well as a technical investigator for the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court.

From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Yang led a team to design and deploy distinctive IoT technologies for the water monitoring system of the South to North Water Diversion Project in China, which runs from Danjiangkou water reservoir in Hunan province to the cities of Beijing and Tianjin (1,432 km – the longest in the world). Currently, he is also the principal investigator of the national key project “5G-enabled IoT Infrastructure Development for the Smart Cities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area”, funded by the National Key Research and Development Program of China “Key Technologies for IoT networks and smart cities.” Dr. Yang has also served as a board member and Greater China Director of the OpenFog Consortium and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Asia-Pacific Communications Conference (APCC).

Prior to joining Terminus, he served as Director of the Key Laboratory for Wireless Sensor Networks and Communications at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Technical Director of the Fuzhou Internet of Things Open Lab, Director of the Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Communications, Vice Dean of School of Information Science and Technology, Vice Dean of the School of Creativity and Art and Founding Dean of Kedao College of ShanghaiTech University.

In 2018, Dr. Yang was named an IEEE Fellow “for his contributions and leadership in wireless access and networking”.

Dr. Yang comes to Terminus Group with a highly respected national and international reputation in academic and industrial circles. This is largely due to his extensive research and hands-on experience in developing next-generation mobile communication systems and smart IoT technologies. He has filed over 80 technical patents, published over 300 research papers and six books on wireless communications and smart IoT technologies.

In his recent book “Intelligent IoT for the Digital World”, published by Wiley in 2021, Dr. Yang proposed that the ultimate goal of the digital world is to provide “everyone-centric personalized services” for individual users, noting that the most efficient and intelligent service architecture will be built on IoT and multi-tier computing networks. This is in line with Terminus Group’s approach and promotion of AIoT technology, which is focused on people-centric innovation.

Dr. Yang received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Southeastern University and his Ph.D. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After graduation, he held faculty positions at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Brunel University, UK, University College London (UCL), UK, CAS -SIMIT and ShanghaiTech University, China. He is also Adjunct Professor at Peng Cheng Lab, Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Senior Advisor at Fuzhou Internet of Things Open Lab, Senior Consultant at Shenzhen Smart City Technology Development Group, as well as independent non executive. Director at China Resources Microelectronics Limited.

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