Yu Yuan
Yu Yuan

Board Member, IEEE-SA Standards Board;
Director, China Conferences, IEEE CE Society;
Chair, Vehicular Technology, IEEE CE Society;
Chair, Software Infrastructure, IEEE ITS Society;
Publicity Chair, Land Transportation, IEEE VT Society;
President, Cate Global


Dr. Yu Yuan is a veteran researcher and practitioner in the areas of Vehicular Technology, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Consumer Electronics, and Internet of Things. Currently he is serving as the President of Cate Global, a multinational think tank focusing on bringing world-class expertise to clients and projects in China, and the CEO of Motiveware Technology Co., Ltd. which is developing and providing disruptive enabling technologies for mobile applications. Prior to this he had been working on the Strategy, Ecosystem & Partnership for IBM Research - China and was also a key contributor to IBM IoT Technology Center. Dr. Yuan is experienced in the patent process and invention development. He has filed numerous patents and received many IBM Invention Achievement awards and IBM High Value Patent awards. He had been serving as the Invention Development Co-Chair of IBM Research - China in 2010-2013. Dr. Yuan has published extensively in referred conferences and journals, and he has served on the program/organizing committees of many major conferences (e.g. ICCE, ISCE, VTC, JRC, IV, ITSC, IEVC, ICCVE, and VPPC). An enthusiastic leader in professional communities, Dr. Yuan is currently serving as an IEEE-SA Standards Board Member, the Director of China Conferences of IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, the Chair of Vehicular Technology Committee in IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, the Chair of Technical Committee on Software Infrastructure in IEEE ITS Society, the Publicity Chair of Land Transportation Division of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, the Chair of IFAC Working Group on Connected Vehicles, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine. He is also serving on the TRB Standing Committee on Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30), the TRB Standing Committee on Information Systems and Technology (ABJ50), the TRB Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation (AHB30), the IFAC Technical Committee on Automotive Control (TC 7.1), the IFAC Technical Committee on Transportation Systems (TC 7.4), and the IFAC Technical Committee on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (TC 7.5). Dr. Yuan received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from Tsinghua University. He is a senior member of IEEE and a senior member of ACM. He is also a member of Sigma Xi, AAAS, SAE, ITE, and ASME.

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