澳大利亚昆士兰大学教授 苏州大学国家“千人计划”特聘教授 大会主席，Panel主持人
Professor Xiaofang Zhou is a Professor of Computer Science at The University of Queensland, Australia, leading the Data Science Research Group at UQ. His research focus is to find effective and efficient solutions for managing, integrating and analyzing very large amount of complex data for business, scientific and personal applications. He has been working in the area of spatial and multimedia databases, data quality, high performance database systems, data mining, streaming data analytics and recommendation systems. He is a Program Committee Chair for VLDB 2020, IEEE ICDE 2013, ACM CIKM 2016 and a General Chair of ACM Multimedia 2015. He has been an Associate Editor of The VLDB Journal, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, World Wide Web Journal, Distributed and Parallel Databases, and IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin. He is the current Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering (TCDE). He is an Adjunct Professor at Soochow University under the Chinese National Thousand-Talent Scheme, leading its Advanced Data Analytics Lab. He is a Fellow of IEEE.