Date：29 July (Friday)
Time: 15:40 – 18:00 (GMT+8)
Genomics & Life Science, Industry BD Director
Amazon Web Services
Mr. Yu Chang joined Amazon Web Services in 2019 as the Director of the Life Science & Genomics Industry and is responsible for cloud business innovation and solutions in the life science & genomics industry. From 2007 to 2019, he successively worked in BGI, INTEL, NVIDIA, as well as the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong, engaged in teaching and research work. He has been engaged in the R&D of bioinformatics and genomics for a long time, and has promoted the innovation and application of AI and cloud computing technology in the HCLS industry, with his rich industrial and academic experience. He experienced in the design of life science data centers, and was responsible for the datacenter planning of Shenzhen National GeneBank, as well as BGI, Novogene; FPGA genetic computing product development.
Mr. Yu has published 29 papers, in top international journals such as Nature, Science, Cell Stem Cell, and PNAS. Total Google cited more than 20,000 times, H-index 22. And He has two patents.
Mr. Yu awarded 2011 Shenzhen Technology Invention Award and Clarivate Analytics' 2019 "Highly-Cited Researchers in the World" (top 1% of interdisciplinary subjects).