Professor Sheng Zhong was invited to give a talk in our school on Dec. 2, 2020. He is a professor of Nanjing University. The title of his talk is “Some Security Issues Related to Artificial Intelligence”. The talk was presided over by Prof. Genlin Ji.
This talk mainly discussed a number of artificial intelligence security issues raised recently, including: deep learning is data leakage in service; counter sample attack; defense against counter sample; back door attack of neural network. Prof. Zhong said the rapid development of artificial intelligence technology is unprecedented, and its security problems are also unprecedented. In the end of the lecture, he also discussed about some possible solution to the related issues.
Prof. Zhong was humorous, scientific and rigorous. The academic atmosphere of this talk was very strong. After the talk, Prof. Zhong had a warm academic exchange with teachers and students.
Sheng Zhong received his PhD degree from Yale University. He was a faculty at State University of New York at Buffalo, and was awarded NSF Career Award. Meanwhile, he was promoted to tenure professor there. He is now a second class full professor, PhD advisor and deputy director of Computer Department of Nanjing University. He is also the chairman of IEEE Computer Society Nanjing Branch and ACM Nanjing Branch. He is a distinguished professor of Yangtze River Scholars, received a National Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists, and a leader in scientific and technological innovation of the national special support program (10000 Talents Program). Editorial board member of several international academic journals. He is vice chairman of Jiangsu Federation of Overseas Chinese and member of provincial CPPCC.