Dean and Chair Professor, School of Computer Science and Control Engineering, Shenzhen Polytechnic; 
Chief Scientist, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; 

Prof. Yi Pan received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, one of the first Ph.D. students in the Department of Computer Science at Tsinghua University. Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Professor Rongxiu Dong, formerly Professor and Dean of the College of Computer Science, and former Vice Dean of the Georgia State University College of Computer Science. He has also served as a visiting lecturer or visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University, and other universities.

He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering, a Foreign Member of the Ukrainian Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, a Fellow of the European Academy of Natural Sciences, a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in the United Kingdom, a member of the Guangdong Academy of Sciences, a member of the Anhui Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association, a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, a Changjiang Scholar, a specially appointed expert of the Chinese government, an outstanding talent in Shenzhen, and a member of the Shenzhen Academy of Robotics Association. He was ranked in the top 2% of global scientists and among the top 1000 computer scientists in the world. He is an Outstanding Contributor to IEEE. He is the father of a father-daughter duo who both achieved top honors in China and the United States. In 2013, he was recognized as an Outstanding Gaokao (College Entrance Exam) Top Scorer by the China Alumni Network. In 2017, he was selected for the Professional Achievement Rankings of Gaokao Top Scorers in mainland China.

Dr. Pan is the Chairman of the Shenzhen Robotics Association and the first Chairman of the Cosmic Affairs Committee of the China Federation of Overseas Chinese. He is the Editor-in-Chief of "Big Data Mining and Analytics" (co-published by Tsinghua University and IEEE, a top 3% journal), Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the top Chinese-English journal "Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST)," and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the top Chinese-English journal "Chinese Journal of Electronics (CJE)." He was formerly Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the internationally renowned bioinformatics journal "IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics," founder and editor-in-chief of John-Wiley's "Series on Bioinformatics" and "Series on Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing," and Deputy Editor of seven IEEE Transactions journals.