Academician ZHANG Caifang, she is a scientist in the fields of AI and Big Data, a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Recently, she became a candidate for Sino-Russian cultural envoy, was recommended by the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
According to the official statement of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, the honorary position of “Candidate for Cultural Envoys from China and Russia” requires someone with “Affinity”. Choosing among all foreign academicians of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences requires “a person with a kind and gentle personality and extremely high social influence” as the primary condition. Finally, she is considered the best candidate because Academician ZHANG Caifang possesses these elements.
The official introduction from the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences also stated that Academician ZHANG Caifang has two “top ten” rankings globally:
- She is one of the top ten leaders in data analysis for the ‘World Rankings of All Universities and Research Institutions Worldwide’ project, which is conducted globally.
- She is one of the top ten leaders 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 as a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. According to the official website, she has conducted postdoctoral research 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, the President of the Global Nobel Academy of Future Sciences, and a Distinguished Researcher at the China Europe Institute of Economic and Technological Strategy.
Foreign academicians of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences need to assess the academic achievements and influence of candidates, as well as their status in relevant fields. They are determined through multiple rounds of rigorous academic evaluation and selection procedures, including academician recommendation, material review, investigation and understanding, expert defense, departmental voting and election, and presidium review. In view of Academician ZHANG Caifang’s outstanding contributions to scientific research achievements and social influence in the field of AI and Big Data, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences finally elected her as a foreign academician of the Section of Informatics and Cybernetics.
Above Diagram: Academician ZHANG Caifang
[Introduction to Academician ZHANG Caifang]
Academician ZHANG Caifang, Professor , female, holds a dual doctoral degree; Postdoctoral fellow 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 Natural Sciences; Member of the China Affairs Committee of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation, the 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 Comprehensive Office of the Big Data Research Institute of Shanghai Transportation Research Center; Deputy Director of the International Academician Science and Technology Innovation Center; Permanent Secretary General and Vice Chairman of Belt and Road Initiative Science and Technology Association; Vice President of the World Conference on Science and Technology Innovation and Development.
Honor Recognition (Part)
In 2019, selected as the winner of the Golden Gull Award for 2019 China’s Emerging CEO Character;
In 2020, won the Science and Technology Hero Award of China Scientists Forum;
In 2020, won the top 10 leading figures in scientific and technological innovation in China’s intelligent education industry;
In 2020, won the leader of China’s industrial science and technology innovation;
In 2020, selected as the national advanced individual winner of learning Lei Feng;
Since 2020, she has been honored as the spokesperson for the technology angel image of the Shenzhen Enterprise Social Responsibility Promotion Association and the Yiqi Love CSR Disability Assistance Professional Committee.
Since 2020, she has been appointed as 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, won the Leader Award of Big Data Technology Communication Award
In 2022, Selected as one of the first batch of experts in the China Science Think Tank of the China Journalism Society
In 2022, won the National Commercial Science and Technology Innovation Person Award (Catalogue of National Science and Technology Awards and Social Awards No. 0142);
In 2022, won the first prize of the Service Industry Science and Technology Innovation Award of China Business Federation (Catalogue of National Science and Technology Awards and Social Awards No. 0142);
In 2022, elected an academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences;
In 2022, selected on the list of “Academician Wall” as a new talent highland in Southeast Asia；
In 2023, selected as the China Affairs Committee member of the Oxford Postdoctoral International Federation;
In 2023, selected as a candidate for the “Sino-Russian Cultural Envoy”
Members of Academic Organizations (Part)
August 2018-Present, Director of the 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 wholly-owned sub-project Kexun Jialian specially invited AI senior consultant
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
December2019-Present, the Data Scientist of GCAI Index Management Council
December 2019-December 2020, Member of Academic Council of International Development Information Organization-DevNet
December 2019-December 2022, the Director of the Board of Directors of International Development Information Organization-DevNet
December 2019-December 2025, Vice President and Chairman 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 the 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 Blockchain Professional Committee of China Security Industry Association
January 2021-December 2030, Chairman of the Expert Committee of the Global Think Tank of the International Robotics Alliance
January 2021-Present, Dean of the Nobel Institute for Future Science
June 2021-June 2026, Permanent Secretary and Vice Chairman of the Belt and Road Initiative Science and Technology Association
December 2021-Present, Co-Chairman of the World Federation of Integrated Medical Societies
January 2022-Present, Secretary General of Asia-Pacific Academy of Sciences
January 2022-Present, Founder of “Academician Salon-Dialogue Academician” Column
October 2022-Present, Member of the first batch 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 Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
January 2023-Present, Deputy Director and AI & Big Data Scientist of 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 Chairman of the World Conference on Science and Technology Innovation and Development
Research on Information Systems, Big Data Analysis and Technology Management, AI Algorithms and Automation Models, Blockchain Applications, Data Security, etc.
In recent years, the main focus has been on the understanding and modeling of terminal system level chips, Spatial Computing, Interaction Algorithms, knowledge graphs, image engines and other technical fields, as well as the metaverse ecological application fields involved in the new generation of the Internet, such as 5G+, 6G, satellite internet, and simulated virtual digital humans.
Major Academic Contributions:
（1）Proficient in using more than 100 kinds of artificial intelligence basic core algorithm models. So far, the number of people who can master more than 100 kinds of artificial intelligence basic core algorithm models is only single digits. She is one of the top ten leaders proficient in using over 100 core artificial intelligence algorithm models worldwide.
(2) Contributed the technical solution of the “Heaven and Earth Integrated Hybrid Network Model” to the world, which is used to solve the communication needs of multi-users, high concurrency and large traffic.
(3)The earliest publicly proposed exploration and research was the “conical three-layer allocation theory” that combines high, medium, and low orbit satellites to solve the “inter satellite high-speed problem” with new theories and methods
Related achievements have been reported or paid attention to 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: Speech Report of Academician ZHANG Caifang
The Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS) is one of the three highest academic authorities across industries in Russia and the largest Academy of Sciences in Russia recognized by the United Nations. Its members are scientists and experts who have made great achievements in the fields of natural sciences and humanities, and have important academic influence. At present, the institute has 24 divisions, including 18 Nobel Prize winners, more than 270 academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, more than 30 academicians of the Russian National Academy of Medical Sciences, and outstanding foreign academicians from 48 countries around the world.