Dr. Yi Shan


Dr. Yi Shan, an AI expert, achieved his bachelor and Ph.D. degree from El. Eng. Dep. of Tsinghua University on 2008 & 2014 separately. He was joint educated at Imperial College London. He was awarded with IBM PhD fellowship (within 80 PhDs among the world). He joined Baidu Research as senior engineer on 2014. He joined Horizon Robotics as FPGA development team leader on 2015. As co-founder, he joined DeePhi technology as CTO, and led an experienced engineering team with more than 100 people focusing on high-efficiency AI processor design. DeePhi is acquired by Xilinx on 2018, and Dr. Yi Shan is now senior director of AI engineering in Xilinx. Dr. Yi Shan is selected by "Beijing Excellent Talents Plan, 2017". He is also one of the sponsors of "Zhaoying Meng Chair Professor funding" and "Runsheng Liu teaching & learning funding", to support high-end talents incl. teachers and students.