Academician ZHANG Caifang, she is a scientist in the fields of AI and big data, a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Recently, she became a candidate for Sino-Russian Cultural Ambassador recommended by the Russian Academy of Sciences.
According to the official statement from the Russian Academy of Sciences, volunteering as a “candidate for cultural envoys from China and Russia” requires someone with “affinity”. Selection among all foreign academics of the Russian Academy of Sciences requires as the main condition “a person with a kind and gentle personality and extremely high social influence”. After all, she is considered the best candidate because academician ZHANG Caifang possesses these elements.
The official introduction of the Russian Academy of Sciences also states that academician ZHANG Caifang has two “Top Ten” rankings worldwide:
- She is one of the top ten leaders in data analysis for the World Rankings of All Universities and Research Institutions Worldwide project.
- She is one of the top ten executives proficient in using over 100 core artificial intelligence algorithm models worldwide.
A few days ago, the relevant official website announced that academician ZHANG Caifang was elected foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. According to the official website, she was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford and is an influential scientist in the fields of AI and big data. She is a member of the China Affairs Committee of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation, President of the Global Nobel Academy of Future Sciences and Distinguished Researcher at the China Europe Institute of Economic and Technological Strategy.
Foreign academics from the Russian Academy of Sciences are required to evaluate candidates’ academic achievements and influence, as well as their status in relevant fields. They are determined through multiple rounds of rigorous academic assessment and selection processes, including academic recommendation, materials review, inquiry and understanding, expert defense, departmental voting and election, and bureau review. Finally, recognizing Academician ZHANG Caifang’s outstanding contributions to scientific research achievements and social impact in the field of AI and Big Data, she was selected by the Russian Academy of Sciences as a foreign scientist of the Section of Informatics and Cybernetics.
Above chart: academician ZHANG Caifang
[Introduction to Academician ZHANG Caifang]
Academician ZHANG Caifang, professor, female, has a double PhD; Postdoc at Oxford University; Born in October 1978 in Shanghai, she is an influential scientist in the fields of AI and Big Data, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Member of the China Affairs Committee of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation, President of the Global Nobel Academy of Future Sciences; Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Sciences; Distinguished Research Fellow, China-Europe Institute of Economic and Technological Strategy; Director of the Overall Office of Big Data Research Institute of Shanghai Transportation Research Center; Associate Director of the International Academician Science and Technology Innovation Center; Permanent Secretary General and Vice Chair of the Belt and Road Initiative Science and Technology Association; Vice President of the World Conference on Science and Technology Innovation and Development.
Honor Recognition (part)
Elected 2019 Emerging Economy Achievement Winner of 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China;
Selected 2019 Golden Gull Award Winner for 2019 China’s Emerging CEO Character;
In 2020, he won the China Scientists Forum’s Science and Technology Hero Award;
Won the top 10 leading figures in scientific and technological innovation in China’s intelligent education industry in 2020;
In 2020, he won the Leader of China Industrial Science and Technological Innovation;
Selected in 2020 as the National Advanced Individual Winner of Learning from Lei Feng;
Since 2020, she has been honored as the Technology Angel Image Spokesperson of Shenzhen Enterprise Social Responsibility Promotion Association and Yiqi Love CSR Disability Assistance Professional Committee.
Since 2020 she is a member of the Model Culture Working Committee of the China Oriental Culture Research Association;
2020-2022, Jinjing Representative of the 8th, 9th and 10th China Role Models Conference;
In 2022, he won the Big Data Technology Communication Award Leader Award
Selected as one of the first experts in China Science Think Tank of China Journalism Society in 2022
In 2022 he won the National Commercial Science and Technology Innovation Person Award (Catalogue of National Science and Technology Awards and Social Awards No. 0142);
In 2022, he won the first prize of China Business Federation’s Service Industry Science and Technology Innovation Award (Catalogue of National Science and Technology Awards and Social Awards No. 0142);
Elected Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in 2022;
Selected on the list of “Academician Wall” in 2022 as a new highland talent in Southeast Asia；
Selected to be a member of the China Affairs Committee of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation in 2023;
Selected as a candidate for the “Sino-Russian Cultural Envoy” in 2023
Members of academic organizations (part)
August 2018-present, Director of Comprehensive Office of Big Data Research Institute of Shanghai Transportation Research Center;
April 2019-present, Adjunct Academician of Jiangsu University
July 2019-July 2021, IFLYTEK’s wholly owned sub-project Kexun Jialian specially invited AI senior consultants
October 2019 – Present, Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Strategic Studies, China European Economic and Technical Cooperation Association
October 2019 – present, Asia Pacific President of Index Bank
December 2019-December 2022, Vice Chairman of China Emerging Economic Industry Alliance
December 2019 – Present, GCAI Index Management Council Data Scientist
December 2019-December 2020, Member of the Academic Council of the International Development Information Organization-DevNet
December 2019-December 2022, Director of the Board of Directors of the International Development Information Organization-DevNet
December 2019-December 2025, Vice President and Chair of Academic Committee of Innovation Technology Research Institute of China Bolian Think Tank
January 2020-December 2022, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Industry Development, Chinese Academy of Management Sciences
June 2020-June 2024 Vice President of Hainan Academician Industry Promotion Association
July 2020-July 2023, Visiting Academician of Business School of China Academy of Management Science
September 2020-September 2021, Visiting Scholar of Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University
September 2020-August 2023, Executive Director of the Council of China Scientists Forum
November 2020 – Present, Vice Chairman of the Blockchain Professional Committee of the China Security Industry Association
January 2021-December 2030 Chair of the Expert Committee of the International Robotics Alliance Global Think Tank
January 2021 – present, Dean of the Nobel Institute for Future Science
June 2021-June 2026, Permanent Secretary and Vice Chair of the Belt and Road Initiative Science and Technology Association
December 2021 – present, Co-Chair of the World Federation of Integrated Medical Societies
January 2022 – present, Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Academy of Sciences
January 2022 – Present, Founder of the Academician Salon-Dialogue Academician column.
October 2022 – present, member of the first group of experts in the China Science Think Tank of the China Journalism Society
October 2022 – present, senior expert of Guangxi Haiming Social Science Research Institute
December 2022 – present, foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences
January 2023 – Present, Associate Director and AI and Big Data Scientist at the International Academician Science and Technology Innovation Center
March 2023 – present, Member of the China Affairs Committee of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation
April 2023 – Present, Vice Chair of the World Conference on Innovation and Development in Science and Technology
Research on information systems, big data analysis and technology management, AI algorithms and automation models, blockchain applications, data security, etc.
In recent years, the focus has been on the understanding and modeling of terminal system-level chips, spatial computing, interaction algorithms, knowledge graphs, image machines and other technical fields, as well as the metaverse ecological application fields of the new generation of the Internet, such as 5G+, 6G, satellite Internet and simulated virtual digital people.
Important academic contributions:
（1） Proficient in using more than 100 kinds of basic artificial intelligence core algorithm models. So far, the number of people who can master more than 100 kinds of basic core algorithm models of artificial intelligence is only single digits. She is one of the top ten executives proficient in using over 100 core artificial intelligence algorithm models worldwide.
(2) The technical solution of “Heaven and Earth Integrated Hybrid Network Model” contributed to the world, which is used to solve the communication needs of multiple users, high parallelism and large traffic.
(3) The earliest publicly proposed exploration and research was the “conic three-layer allocation theory” combining high, medium and low orbit satellites to solve the “inter-satellite high-speed problem” with new theories and methods
Similar achievements have been reported or noted by Xinhua News Agency, Learning Power, CCTV, People’s Daily Online, China Net, China Economic Online, China Science and Technology News Network, and Cover China.
Photo: Academician ZHANG Caifang’s speech report
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RANS) is one of the top three academic authorities in Russia across all sectors and the largest UN-recognized academy of sciences in Russia. Its members are scholars and experts who have made great achievements in the fields of science and humanities and have significant academic influence. Currently, the Institute has 24 departments, including 18 Nobel Prize winners, more than 270 academics from the Russian Academy of Sciences, more than 30 academics from the Russian National Academy of Medical Sciences, and outstanding foreign academics from 48 countries around the world.