From July 3rd to July 30th, Dr. Yuan Zhang visited seven Australian universities, building and maintaining further relationships with international colleagues there. The main meetings in terms of time sequence were in Deakin University, Victoria University, the University of New South Wales, and University of Technology Sydney, respectively.
The first stop was at Deakin University, where Dr Zhang was invited by Dr.Tom Hao Luan, Lecturer in the School of Information Technology, to visit the NSCLab. Dr Luan is an active researcher with fruitful output in the mobile computing domain. The second stop was Victoria University, where Dr Zhang gave a presentation on the current research work of USLab in Prof.Yanchun Zhang’s group. Both the CAI and USLab have common interests in healthcare related topics. In the half-day seminar Dr Zhang setup relationship with Dr.Yanchun Zhang, Dr.Hua Wang, Dr.Suily Suily, Dr.Xiaoxia Yinetc. At the UNSW, Dr Zhang had a pleasant talk with Dr.Lina Yaow.r.t. technical issues in biomedical data processing and future collaborations. Dr Yao is an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow between 2016-2018. Last but not least Dr Zhang met with Dr.Changle Li, a visiting scholar hosted by Dr.Guoqiang Mao, at School of Computing and Communications, the University of Technology Sydney. In addition, Dr Zhang also visited the University of Melbourne, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.