Congratulations to Prof. Jiannong Cao, who has been granted a funding from General Research Fund for the project entitled “A general scalable framework for integrating big data programming models with unified abstraction” !

Dr. Cao is a chair professor and the head of the Department of Computing at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also the director of the Internet and Mobile Computing Lab in the department. Dr. Cao's research interests include parallel and distributed computing, computer networks, mobile and pervasive computing, fault tolerance, and middleware. As the deputy director of cognitive computing lab, he is responsible for supervising the daily operation and long-term strategic plan development of the lab, and conducting research on mobile and pervasive computing for cognitive telemonitoring and assistance in smart healthcare.