Wei Cai, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Science and Engineering
Director, Software for Edge and Blockchain Systems (SFENKS) Lab
Co-Lead, Game and Interactive Multimedia (GAIM) Lab
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
RA413, 2001 Longxiang Ave, Longgang District
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 518172

Brief Biograph   [ RESUME ]

Dr. Wei Cai is currently an assistant professor of Computer Science and Engineering, the director of the Software for Edge and Blockchain Systems (SFENKS) Laboratory, the co-lead of the Game and Interactive Multimedia (GAIM) Laboratory, School of Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Wei received Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Eng. from The University of British Columbia (UBC), Seoul National University and Xiamen University in 2016, 2011 and 2008, respectively. Before joining CUHK-Shenzhen, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems (WiNMoS) Laboratory at UBC. He has completed research visits at Academia Sinica (Taiwan), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and National Institute of Informatics, Japan. He was a recipient of the 2015 Chinese Government Award for the Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, the UBC Doctoral Four-Year-Fellowship from 2011 to 2015, and the Brain Korea 21 Scholarship. He also received the Best Paper Awards from CloudComp2013, CloudCom2014, and SmartComp2014.


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

2011 - 2016
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Supervisor: Prof. Victor C.M. Leung
Thesis: Optimizing Cloud Gaming Service Delivery
(Nominated by UBC to compete for ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award)

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2009 - 2011
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Supervisor: Prof. Taekyoung Kwon
Thesis: A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Multi-Agent Itinerary Planning in Wireless Senor Networks

B.Eng. in Software Engineering

2004 - 2008
Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
Supervisor: Prof. Wenhua Zeng
Thesis: Multi-Interface and Multi-Path Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector Routing Protocol in Wireless Mesh Networks

Selected Publications   [ FULL LIST ]

[] Wei Cai, Zehua Wang, Jason B. Ernst, Zhen Hong, Chen Feng, and Victor C. M. Leung, "Decentralized Applications: The Blockchain-Empowered Software System", in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 53019-53033, 2018. [PDF][LINK]
[] Wei Cai, Yuanfang Chi, Conghui Zhou, Chaojie Zhu, and Victor C. M. Leung, "UBCGaming: Ubiquitous Cloud Gaming System", in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 2483-2494, Sept. 2018. [PDF][LINK]
[] Wei Cai, Fangyuan Chi, Xiaofei Wang and Victor C. M. Leung, "Toward Multiplayer Cooperative Cloud Gaming", in IEEE Cloud Computing, 2018. [PDF][LINK]
[] Wei Cai, Ryan Shea, Chun-Ying Huang, Kuan-Ta Chen, Jiangchuan Liu, Victor C. M. Leung, and Cheng-Hsin Hsu, "The Future of Cloud Gaming", in Proceedings of the IEEE, vol.104, no.4, pp.687-691, April, 2016. [PDF][LINK]
[] Wei Cai, Zhen Hong, Xiaofei Wang, Henry C.B. Chan and Victor C.M. Leung, "Quality of Experience Optimization for Cloud Gaming System with Ad-hoc Cloudlet Assistance", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), vol.25, no.12, pp.1-14, 2015. [PDF][LINK]
[] Wei Cai, Henry C.B. Chan, Xiaofei Wang and Victor C.M. Leung, "Cognitive Resource Optimization for Decomposed Cloud Gaming Platform", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), vol.25, no.12, pp.1-14, 2015. [PDF][LINK]