Prof. Deng is an associative professor at Tsinghua University, where he has been a faculty member since 2008. Prof. Deng received his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University and completed his ME and BE studies at Tsinghua. Prior to Tsinghua, he worked at multiple leading industry companies like Magma Design Automation and NVIDIA. His research interests include machine learning, industry data analytics, and computer architecture. His work on deep learning based image detection was ranked #1 in many prestigious challenges (e.g. PASCAL VOC and COCO). Prof. Deng is the author/coauthor of over 50 papers. He is in charge of designing machine learning algorithms and hardware architectures for the MATRIX blockchain.
Mr. Li is a leading expert of communication and IC design. He is a major contributor of many 4G, 4.5G(NB-IoT) and 5G standards of China. He was the chief architect of China’s first WiFi transceiver IC. As a Co-PI, he led the design of the dispatch communication system of China’s first aircraft carrier. His work on communication IC designs won numerous national awards. His book, Communication IC Design, was the best-selling textbook in this area and is used by many prestigious universities. He will lead the architecture design of the MATRIX blockchain.
Mr. Tian received his BS degree from Peking University. Prior joining MATRIX, he was a Senior R&D Engineer of Microsoft, where he was responsible for developing several major software systems and computing platforms. He has extensive experiences in building blockchains and related tools. Mr. Tian will lead the software design and implementation of the MARTIX block chain.
Dr. Shi is a veteran of the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining MATRIX, he was a Principal System Architect of AMD and also responsible for the technology partnership of AMD with companies and universities in greater china. Before this position, he held various position at different leading internaional IC companies such as Synopsys and ARM. Dr. Shi was also with Samsung Semiconductor as a senior chip design engineer (based at Samsung’s headquarters in Korea). Dr. Shi received his Ph.D. degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005.
Mr. Tao received the bachelor degree in the double-major (physics and economics) program of Peking University. Holding the CEO positions in several high-tech startup companies, he has rich experience in managing product development. He supervised the development of the 3D virtual community, China’s first embedded game advertising system and other Internet technology products. He also has strong skills in product operation and promotion. He led the development and operation of China’s first crossborder e-commerce platform, which attracted 20 million users around the world. As the CEO of MATRIX, Mr. Tao is responsible for strategic decision making and product positioning.