About Me


Zhao Di, Ph.D.

Hundred Talents Program Associate Professor

Computer Network Information Center

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Beijing 100190, China

E-Mail: zhaodi at escience dot cn

Web: http://www.advancedcomputing.cn/

Phone:  +86-10-58812138


Research Interests

Machine Learning, Parallel Computing, Mobile Computing



Postdoc Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, The Ohio State University, June 2012- link


Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center, October 2010-January 2012

Ph.D. Program in Computational Analysis and Modeling, Louisiana Tech University, September 2005-May 2010
Dissertation: Accurate and Stable Numerical Methods for Solving Micro Heat Transfer Models in an N-carrier System in Spherical Coordinates pdf


Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, China Agricultural University, September 2001-July 2004  Thesis: The Study of Cadmium-Arsenic Interaction in Wheat.  link


Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan Agricultural University, September 1996-June 2000



3 2014 Hundred Talents Program Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014
2 2014 Finalist (top 5) the Nvidia Tegra K1 CUDA Vision Challenge 2014-2015
1 2013 Finalist (top 7) Finalist as a member of the team KSpaceCadets, 2013 ISMRM Challenge


Editorial Board

Section Editor Annals of Multicore and GPU Programming;


Academic Membership

5 2015 委员 中国研究型医院学会移动医疗专业委员会
4 2015 Principal Investigator CAS/CNIC-Nivida GPU Research Center
3 2015 Principal Investigator CAS/CNIC-Nvidia GPU Education Center
2 2015 专家 北京市科委专家信息库
1 2015 在库专家 科技部国家科技专家库



4 视觉动态认知机理及物体识别技术研究, 北京市科技计划课题, 2016年3月至2017年12月,50万/300万。 参与
3 基于MRI图像大数据分析的老年退行性疾病早期预警算法及标示物发现, 北京市自然科学基金, 2016年1月至2019年12月,32.5万/65万。 主持
2 机器学习平台, 中科院网络中心主任基金, CNIC_ZR_201502,  2015年9月至2016年8月,  30万/30万。 主持
1 百人计划, 中科院计算机网络信息中心。 主持


Journal Papers  *corresponding author

  周宣汝, 赵地*,迟学斌, 人工智能对科研信息化的推动作用, 科研信息化技术与应用,已投稿。
  王聪,周宣汝,赵地*,迟学斌, 大脑听觉系统建模研究进展, 计算机科学,已投稿。
  吕鸿蒙,赵地*,迟学斌, 基于增强AlexNet的深度学习的阿尔茨海默病的早期诊断, 计算机学报,已投稿。
  Di Zhao*, GPU Accelerated Discrete Wavelet Transform for l1-regularized SPIRiT Reconstruction, GPU Accelerated Discrete Wavelet Transform for l1-regularized SPIRiT Reconstruction, Journal of Digital Imaging, Submitted.
14 Di Zhao*, Mobile GPU Computing Based Filter Bank Convolution for Three-dimensional Wavelet Transform, International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications, Accepted.
13 Di Zhao*, Haiwu He, Acceleration of Multi-chain Markov Chain Monte Carlo with Computationally Intensive Target Distribution by Lookup Table and GPU Computing, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, Accepted.
12 Di Zhao*, Haiwu He, DSMC3: Fast Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Solver for the Boltzmann Equation by Multi-Chain Markov Chain and Multicore Programming,  International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing, 2016,7(3):1650009. pdf
11 Di Zhao*, Fast Filter Bank Convolution for Three-dimensional Wavelet Transform by Shared Memory on Mobile GPU Computing, Journal of Supercomputing, 2015,71(9):3440-3455. pdf
10 Di Zhao*, Fast Finite Element Solver for Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation by Parallel Gram-Schmidt Process based GMRES and HSS, Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science, 2015,5(3):280-296. pdf
9 Di Zhao*, Quick Triple Finite Volume Solver for Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation by Parallel Gram-Schmidt Process based GMRES and HSS,  Engineering Computations, 2015,32(5):1460-1476. pdf
8 Di Zhao*, Jinhang Yu, High-efficient Solving Tridiagonal Systems by Chunked Cyclic Reduction and GPU Shared Memory, Journal of Supercomputing, 2015,71(2):369-390. pdf
7 Di Zhao*, High-accuracy Non-gradient Optimizer by Vectorized Iterative Discrete Approximation and Single GPU Computing,  International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, 2015,8(4):301-314. pdf
6 Di Zhao*, Fast Solver for Interior Point Method of SVM Training by Parallel GMRES and HSS, International Journal of Computing, 2014,13(2):116-124.  pdf
5 Di Zhao*, High-accuracy Optimization by Parallel Iterative Discrete Approximation and GPU Cluster Computing, Journal of Software, 2014,9(9):2366-2377. pdf
4 Di Zhao*, Shenghua Ni,  Parallel Multi-proposal and Multi-chain Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Calculating P-value of Genome-Wide Association Studies, Parallel Processing Letters, 23(3),2013. EI pdf
3 Di Zhao, Chunhua Weng*, Combining PubMed knowledge and EHR data to develop a weighted bayesian network for pancreatic cancer prediction, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2011,44(5):859-868. SCI pdf
2 Di Zhao, Weizhong Dai*,  Accurate Finite Difference Schemes for Solving a 3D Heat Transfer Model in an N-Carrier System with Neumann Boundary Condition in Spherical Coordinates,  Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics,  2010,(235):850-869. SCI pdf
1 赵迪,夏立江,朱永官,植物络合素的测定方法,  生态学杂志,  2005,24(1),12~17. CSCD pdf


Conference Papers

1 Yongfei Zhu, Di Zhao, Wei Wang, Haiwu He*, A Novel Load Balancing Algorithm Based on Improved Particle Swarm Optimization in Cloud Computing Environment, International Conference on Human-Centered Computing (HCC 2016); pdf


Conference Talks

15 Di Zhao, Jianbo Lei, GPU Acceleration of Convolutional Neural Network for Brain Carcinoma MRI Image Segmentation by cuDNN,  GPU Technology Conference 2015 (GTC 2015). pdf
14 Di Zhao, Yu Ding, Samuel Ting and Orlando Simonetti, Acceleration of l1−Regularization MRI Reconstruction by Lookup Table and GPU Shared Memory based DWT, GPU Technology Conference 2014, March 24-27 2014, San Jose California. pdf
13 Di Zhao, Enhancement Tegra Tablets’ Computational Performance by GeForce Desktops and Wifi, GPU Technology Conference 2014, March 24-27 2014, San Jose California. pdf
12 Di Zhao, High-performance Vectorization on GPU Clusters by MVAPICH2,  MVAPICH User Group (MUG) Meeting 2013, Ohio State University. pdf 
11 Di Zhao, Woojae Kim, Mark A. Pitt,  GPU Acceleration of Optimal Design Selection in Laboratory Experiments in Cognitive Science,  GPU Technology Conference 2013, March 18-21, 2013, San Jose, California. pdf
10 Di Zhao,  HSS Preconditioning for the Time-harmonic Maxwell Equation in Mixed Form,  Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2011 in Suzhou,  September, 2011. 
9 Di Zhao,  Preconditioning GMRES For Finite Element Discretization Of Linear Elasticity By Hermitian/Skew-Hermitian Separation, Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics — Focus: Advances in Solids & Structures, June, 2011.
8 Di Zhao, HSS Preconditionerfor Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation,  9th International Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh, MIT, Augugst 2010. 
7 Di Zhao,  Differential Equation Models for Gene Regulatory Network,  The 2010 Symposium of The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT,  June, 2010. pdf
6 Di Zhao,  Preconditioning GMRES(m) for Finite Volume Discretization of Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation by Hermitian/Skew-Hermitian Separation,  SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra 2009,  October, 2009. pdf
Session Chair for the session of Preconditioner.
5 Di Zhao,  Acceleration of Hermitian/Skew-Hermitian Separation for Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation by Parallel Gram-Schmidt Process of GMRES(m),  Fifth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics - Focus: Advances in CFD,  June, 2009. pdf
4 Di Zhao,  Parameter Tuning of Support Vector Machine by Monte Carlo and Directed Walking Algorithm,  Applied Computing Conference, WASET,  March, 2008. pdf
3 Di Zhao,  Speed Up Genome-Wide Association Studies by Random Walk Algorithms,  Conference on Emerging Design and Analysis Issues in Genomic Studies in Population, Harvard University,  October, 2007. pdf
2 Di Zhao,  Non-Negative Matrix Factorization to Speed Up Interior Point Method of SVM Training,  Stanford 50: State of the Art and Future Directions of Computational Mathematics and Numerical Computing, Stanford University,  March, 2007. pdf
1 Di Zhao, Yongguan Zhu and Ralf Kneer,  Cadmium and Arsenate Uptake and Translocation within the Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.),  Third International Conference On Contaminants In The Soil Environment in the Australasia-Pacific Region,  2003. pdf


Book Chapters

1 Xiaole Wen, Lijiang Xia*, Di Zhao,  City Landfill Leachate Effects on Groundwater Pollution, Water Saving Agriculture and Sustainable Use of Water and Land Resource Volume II,  Shanxi Science and Technology Press,  2002,977~983.  pdf


Popular Sciences

10 赵地,当脑科学研究“遭遇”未来机器人,机器人产业,2016,3,12-18。pdf
9 Di Zhao, Differential Equation Models for Systems Biology: A Survey. pdf
Di Zhao, Multi-GPU Acceleration of Black-Scholes Equation based Option Pricing. pdf
7 Di Zhao, HealthCloud: The Concept of Clinical Decision Support System based SaaS for Personal Health Record on the Cloud.
6 Di Zhao, Infection Algorithm: A Novel Algorithm for SVM Parameter Tuning Approaching Gene Expression Data.
5 Di Zhao, Combined of Independent Component Analysis And Support Vector Machines on Gene Expression Profile Classification of Lung Cancer.
4 Di Zhao, Solution of the Problem of Unbalance of Expression Profile Data using Asymmetrical Soft Margin SVM.
3 Di Zhao, Performance Enhancement of SVM-RFE with Soft Margin and Kernel Function.
2 Di Zhao, Gene Expression Profile Diagnostic Prediction of Lung Cancer with Support Vector Machines by Dimensional Reduction.
1 Di Zhao, Yongguan Zhu,  Determination Of Non-Protein Thiols by DTNB Spectrophotometer,  (in Chinese).