August 16 - 20


 Tao Zhou 

Tao Zhou is a full professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He is the director of Web Sciences Center of UESTC that includes 9 faculty members and about 40 master and PhD students. He holds a PhD majoring theoretical physics from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His main research interests include information physics, complex networks, collective dynamics and human dynamics. He has published 100+ peer-reviewed journal papers, 50+ of which are published in leading journals including PNAS, APS Journals, Europhysics Letters and New Journal of Physics. All his publications have received more than 1100 citations according to the Web of Science, and his H-index is equal to 18.