A leading researcher at RMIT has been acknowledged for producing high impact engineering solutions in the discipline of artificial intelligence.
Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation, Professor Xinghuo Yu, was presented with the 2018 Australasian Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Contribution Award for the impact and quality of his work.
His award-winning work comprises an artificial brain of neural networks, as well as universal learning algorithms that enable energy suppliers to predict and analyse power usage via smart meters, while also allowing for better efficient network control.
Yu has also been named as the ‘highly cited researcher’ by Clarivate Analytics as well as Thomson Reuters in the recent years, positioning his publications among the top 1% in the field of academics for the year.
Yu also said the upcoming frontier involves future applications for ‘big data’.