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dezhong yao

Personal Information:


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

Date of Employment:1991-07-17

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


Academic Honor: 2005elected:国家杰出青年科学基金获得者 ; 2006elected:新世纪百千万人才工程

Honors and Titles: 2014elected:Elsevier "中国高被引学者"; 2018elected:Roy John Award; 2017elected:AIMBE Fellow


Basic Information

1.     Male, Born 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 (http://www.cim.uestc.edu.cn/) (2014.7-)

10. Dean od the Sichuan Institute for Brain Science and Brain-Inspired Intelligence (SCIBrain)(www.scibrain.org) (2018.12-)



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.    Chairman of the 20th WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY (2020, chengdu)



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>7500 and h index=44 (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) (https://aimbe.org/college-of-fellows/cof-2220/)

3.        Listed in the Elsevier "Most Cited Chinese Researchers" from 2014 to 2018

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 http://www.neuro.uestc.edu.cn/CCCaxis.html , Int cooperation on brain aging based cloud platform (Webrain and Cbrain) http://webrain.uestc.edu.cn

 Details on Web 

Personal information






    google citations >7600, h-index 44


RG scores 45.19


Team information( Neuoengineering and Neurodata):



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



EEG zero reference(REST):



Brainwave music:



Simultaneous EEG-fMRI



Postdoctoral Recruitment



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个人网页 personal webpage:





Educational Experience

  • 1985.9-1988.7

    浙江农业大学 | 土壤学 | With Certificate of Graduation for Study as Master's Candidates | Master's Degree

  • 1981.9-1985.7

    西南师范学院 | 物理 | With Certificate of Graduation for Undergraduate Study | Bachelor's Degree

  • 1988.9-1991.7

    成都地质学院 | 地球物理 | With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study | Doctoral Degree

  • 2003.11-2005.12

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

Work Experience

  • 2018.1-Now

     电子科技大学生命科学与技术学院  | 教授 

  • 2013.5-Now

     电子科技大学信息医学研究中心  | 主任 

  • 2001.11-2017.12

     电子科技大学生命科学与技术学院  | 教师、院长 

  • 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 

  • 2018.10-Now

     四川省脑科学与类脑智能研究院  | 院长 

  • 2000.10-2001.4

     Department of Psychology | McMaster Uni | Department of Psychology 

  • 1997.9-1998.8

     EECS | Uni Illi Chicago | EECS 

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)

Research Group

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