Affilliation: Sichuan University
Huajin Tang received the B.Eng. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, the M.Eng. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, and the Ph.D. degree from the National University of Singapore, Singapore, in 1998, 2001, and 2005, respectively. He was a System Engineer with STMicroelectronics, Singapore, from 2004 to 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia. He was the Lab Head of Cognitive Computing at the Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore since 2008. He is now a National Youth-1000 Talent Distinguished Professor and Director of Neuromorphic Computing Research Center, Sichuan University, China. His current research interests include neuromorphic computing, spiking neural networks, and neuro-cognitive robotics. His research work on Brain GPS has been reported by MIT Technology Review on 2015. He was Program Chair of the 6th & 7th IEEE CIS-RAM. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. On Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuromorphic Engineering, Editorial Board Member of Frontier in Robotics and AI.
Talk Title: Neuromorphic Cognitive Computing to Build Robotic Brain
Neuromorphic cognitive computing is a new theme of computing technology that aims for brain-like computing efficiency and intelligence, through mimicking the computational substrates and information processing found in the brain. This talk will introduce the major concepts and developments in this interdisciplinary area, and discuss the major challenges and problems facing this field. This talk will focus on some recent research progresses, including spike based learning, sensory processing, and our efforts to build artificial Brain GPS for robotic brain.