Professor Xiaotie Deng is Elected as the First Director of CCF Computational Economics Committee
The founding Conference of Computational Economics Committee of Chinese Computer Society (CCF) was held in Suzhou on August 7, 2022. The conference was strongly supported by CCF and Mei Hong, chairman of the board. Professor Xiaotie Deng from the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies, Peking University, was elected as the first director of the Computational Economics Committee in a fair and open vote.
Xiaotie Deng, Chair Professor of the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies (CFCS) at Peking University, Director of Blockchain Committee at China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM), and Director of the Center for Multi-agent Research at Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Peking University. Before joining Peking University, he worked at Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Liverpool, City University of Hong Kong, and York University. He received his Bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University in 1982, Master’s degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1984, and Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1989.
Xiaotie's main research interests are algorithmic game theory, blockchain, internet economy, online algorithms and parallel computing. His recent research focuses on equilibrium calculation, multi-agent game, internet economy, and game theory in blockchain.
Xiaotie was honored with the FOCS Best Paper Award in 2006. He is a fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) for his contributions to the interface of algorithms and game theory (2008), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to computing in partial information and interactive environments (2019). He was elected as foreign member of Academia Europaea in 2020, CSIAM fellow in 2021. In 2022, he won ACM SIGecom Test of Time Award.
Xiaotie has undertaken dozens of research projects as the principal investigator and has served on the editorial board of top international journals. He has chaired many top international conferences, in particular, he initiated the Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE) organized by the three continents in turn: Asia, Europe and the United States, and the International Joint Conference on Theoretical Computer Science (IJTCS).
Founded in 1962, China Computer Federation (CCF), as the leading organization on computing technology and applications in China, currently has 100,000 paid members, and run independently with no funding from government. CCF has 39 technical committees, 14 working committees and 36 chapters serving the members all over the country. All members of CCF Board/Executive Board and Supervisory Council are voted through open and margin election, that is truly governed by the membership.