Scientific Advisor, UCL CBT
Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai received his S.B. in Computer Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at Cambridge, MA in 1979, M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley in 1982 and 1985.
He worked for University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN from 1985-2000, and served as Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and he held MEIS Professorship at University of Minnesota.
He left University of Minnesota and joined Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona in 2000 as a full professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering. He became an Emeritus Professor in Dec. 2014. Since Dec. 2014, he has been 1000-Talents Program Professor at Beihang University, Beijing, China. At Beihang University, he initiated Digital Society and Blockchain Laboratory within School of Computer Science and Engineering, and the laboratory is the first and only academic laboratory dedicated to blockchain research and education in China as Feb. 2016. He has authored more than 400 papers in software engineering, service-oriented computing, and cloud computing. He travels widely and has held various professorships in Asia and Europe including Yantze River Professorship (2009-2012) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.