Professor Xiaotie Deng is Elected as Foreign Member of Academia Europaea
On August 6th, 2020, Xiaotie Deng, Boya Chair Professor from the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies, Peking University is elected as a foreign member of Academia Europaea.
Professor Deng's current research focuses on algorithmic game theory, with applications to Internet Economics and Finance including sponsored search auction, p2p network’s economics such as BitTorrent network, sharing economics, and blockchain. His other works cover online algorithms, parallel algorithms, and combinatorial optimization. He was elected as an ACM Fellow for his contributions to the interface of algorithmic methodology and game theory in 2008, and in 2019, Professor Deng was elected as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to computing in partial information and interactive environments.
The Academia Europaea (formed in 1988) is the pan-European academy of science, humanities and letters, with a membership of over 4000 eminent scholars, drawn from all countries of Europe, and all disciplines, nationalities and geographical locations. Based in London, United Kingdom, it is considered to be one of the most influential scientific organisations in the world, with the most geographical and disciplinary coverage.
The Academia Europaea holds an election to recruit new members every year. The election process includes peer nomination, rigorous academic evaluation, multiple rounds of voting by section committee members, and approval by the Council and the Board of Trustees. Currently, the Academia Europaea has nearly 4,000 members, including 73 Nobel laureates, 7 Turing laureates and 15 Fields Medal winners.
More information: https://www.ae-info.org/ae/Member/Deng_Xiaotie