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 Doctoral Supervisor  Master Tutor


Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study

Alma Mater:Aalborg University,Denmark

Academic Titles:Director, Center for Information in Medicine,University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Sichuan,Chengdu 610054, China

Other Post:Director, Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation, Ministry of Education, China; Director, Int Joint Research center for Neuroinformation, Ministry of Science and Technology, China

Degree:Doctoral Degree

Status:On the job

School/Department:School of Life Science and Technology

Discipline:Biomedical Engineering Applied Psychology

Business Address:Qingshuihe Campus:No.2006, Xiyuan Ave, West Hi-Tech Zone, 611731  |   Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R.China

Contact Information:028-83208238


Personal Profile

Dezhong Yao  In English


Basic Information

1.     Male, Born in 1965 in Chongqing, China

2.     PhD (1991, Chengdu University of Technology,China)

3.     PhD ( 2005, Aalborg  University Denmark)

4.     Full Professor (1995-); Changjiang Scholar Professor (2006).

5.     Director of the Key Lab for NeuroInformation, Ministry of Education (MOE) of China(2009-) ( www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn )

6.     Director of the Int Joint Research Center for NeuroInformation, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) (2013-)

7.     Director of the Innovative Talent introduction Base for Neuroinformation (111 project), State Bureau of Foreign Affairs (SBFA) (2013-)

8.     Dean of the School of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) (2001.11-2017.12)

9.     Director for Information in Medicine, UESTC (2014.7-)



Services for International journals (Editors)

1.         Brain Topography (Editorial Board Member2018-)

2.         IEEE  Trans NSRE  (Associate Editor2018-)

3.         Physiol Measurement (Advisory board Member2018-)

4.         Plos One (Academic Editor2015-2018)

5.         Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (Associate Editor, 2018-)

6.         Frontiers in NeuroscienceReview editor, brain imaging methods,2015-

7.         Physics in Medicine and Biology (Advisory Board Member, 2002-2006)


 Services for Domestic/International Scientific Societies:

1.     Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering(2015-)

2.     Member of the council of the Chinese Society of Cognitive Science(2013-)

3.         Chairman of the council of the Sichuan Society of Cognitive Science(2015-)

4.         Board Member of the International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography( ISBET) http://www.isbet.info/index.php/executive-board

5.         International Scientific Committee of the 19th WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY Lucca | Italy September 4 - 8 | 2018

6.         https://iopworld.wildapricot.org/iop18-committees



Main interests:

1.     Brainformatics, such as EEG/fMRI data and network analysis

2.     Brain-Apparatus Conversation (Bacomics) (music-brain/brain-computer/brain-video game/brain-body)

3.     Big neurodata mining

4.     neurocomputation and Brain inspired AI



1.     More than 200 international peers reviewed papers published with citations>6900 and h index=42 (Google)


2.         https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dezhong_Yao


Honors and Awards:

1.     Electroencephalography and Clinical Neuroscience Society Roy John Award  "for his impressive  and influential contributions to  electrophysioology Research" http://www.ecnsweb.org/awards.htm, 2018)

2.        Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) ( "for outstanding contributions to biophysical and mathematical models of the EEG and fMRI and educational infrastructure development",2017)

3.        Listed in the Elsevier "Most Cited Chinese Researchers" from 2014 to 2017

4.     National Excellent Teachers of MOE (2010)

5.     First class Natural Science Award ( Ministry of Education(MOE), 2010)  

6.        Outstanding Youth Fund Winner of NSFC (2005)

7.        Changjiang Scholar Professor of MOE (2006).


Main contributions:

1.         EEG zero reference (REST), recommended by the IFCN guideline for EEG(2018) (www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/rest); and "Best Practices in Data Analysis & Sharing in Neuroimaging using MEEG" of OHBMhttps://cobidasmeeg.wordpress.com/

2.     Scale-free music of Brain (http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/brainmusic.html);

3.     Information fusion of simultaneous EEG-fMRI(http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/NIT.html).

4.     China-Cuba-Canada(CCC)-axis:  Int cooperation on brain aging based cloud platform (Webrain and Cbrain) http://webrain.uestc.edu.cn




                 Details on Web/网站信息


Personal information/个人信息:





    google citations >6900, h-index 42


    RG scores 45.19


Team information/团队信息( Neuoengineering and Neurodata/神经数据与神经工程团队):



WeBrain Platform/ International cloud based brainformatics platform for data,tools and computation together centered on electrophysiological information of the brain 




EEG zero reference/脑电零参考技术(REST):



Brainwave music/脑波音乐技术:



Simultaneous EEG-fMRI/同步脑电磁共振技术:



Postdoctoral Recruitment/博士后招聘信息:








博士1 (1991,成都理工大学,地震勘探-弹性波成像)

博士2 (2005,丹麦Aalborg大学, 脑电-等效源成像)






电子科技大学生命科学与技术学院院长 2001.11-2017.12)






发表SCI论文200余篇,Google 引用6900余次,h指数42



6家国际专业期刊编委(参考上面Services for International journals 



1.     中国生物医学工程学会副理事长(2015-

2.     中国认知科学学会理事 (2013-

3.     四川省认知科学学会理事长(2015-

4.      国际脑电磁图学会(ISBET) 执委会成员(2015-



1.     国际脑电图与临床神经科学学会 Roy John Award (2018) (http://www.ecnsweb.org/awards.htm) 以表彰他在电生理方面令人印象深刻和富有影响的研究

2.     教育部自然科学一等奖 (1 2010)  

3.     AIMBE(美国医学生物工程院) Fellow (2017," 在脑电和磁共振的生物物理和数学模型方面的杰出贡献,以及人才培养方面的成就”)

4.     国家杰出青年基金 2005

5.     长江学者 2006

6.     全国优秀教师(2010

7.     Elsevier 2014/2015/2016/2017中国高被引学者

8.     新世纪百千万人才工程(2016)



1.     脑电零参考技术 REST写入国际电生理联盟(IFCN)guideline(http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/rest/) OHBM 脑电处理白皮书https://cobidasmeeg.wordpress.com/ ;

2.     无标度脑波音乐技术(http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/brainmusic.html)

3.     同步脑电磁共振技术(http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/NIT.html)

4.     推动 --(CCC) 三方基于云平台的脑信息分析与脑老化研究,研发云脑平台 Webrain http://webrain.uestc.edu.cn


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Education Experience

  • 2003.11-2005.12

    丹麦 Aalborg University | 生物医学工程 | 博士研究生(在职) | Doctoral Degree

  • 1988.9-1991.7

    成都地质学院 | 地球物理 | Doctoral Degree

  • 1985.9-1988.7

    浙江农业大学 | 土壤学 | Master's Degree

  • 1981.9-1985.7

    重庆西南师范学院 | 物理 | Bachelor's Degree

  • 1979.9-1981.7


Work Experience

  • 2018.1-Now

     电子科技大学生命科学与技术学院  | 教授 

  • 2001.11-2017.12

     电子科技大学生命科学与技术学院  | 教师、院长 

  • 2013.5-Now

     电子科技大学信息医学研究中心  | 主任 

  • 2000.10-2001.4

     Department of Psychology | McMaster Uni | Department of Psychology  | Visiting Professor 

  • 1997.9-1998.8

     EECS | Uni Illi Chicago | EECS  | Visiting Scholar 

  • 1993.7-2001.10

     电子科技大学自动化系  | 教师 

  • 1991.8-1993.6

     电子科技大学微波工程系  | 博士后 

Research Focus

  • 脑启发智能技术(Brain-inspired AI)

  • 磁共振 (fMRI)

  • 脑老化 (brain aging)

  • 脑电 (EEG,ERP)

  •  脑信息学 (Brainformatics)

  •  脑器会话(Apparatus-Brain Conversation)

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