Aaron Yi DING,  PhD

Assistant Professor, TU Delft
Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki
Cyber-Physical Intelligence (CPI) Lab

Email: Aaron.Ding (at) tudelft.nl
Address: P.O. Box 5015, ESS, TU Delft
Jaffalaan 5, 2600GA Delft, Netherlands



Awards, Grants and Honors

 "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them." -- Mark Twain

  • Title of Docent (Permanent) - University of Helsinki 2020
  • Poster Demo Award Committee - ACM MobiSys 2020
  • Invited on Journal Editorial Board - MDPI MTI 2020
  • Invited Speaker on Edge AI - IEEE 6G Summit 2020
  • Seeding Grants - TU Delft Safety & Security Institute 2020
  • Faculty Research Grant - TU Delft TBM 2020
  • Best Paper Award - ACM EdgeSys 2019
  • Invited Keynote on Edge AI - CompSys 2019
  • Invited on Journal Editorial Board - IEEE OJ-ITS 2019
  • "Humans of TU Delft" - TU Delta 2019
  • EC H2020 Cascading Personal Grant 2019
  • IEEE INFOCOM Best-in-Session Presentation Award 2018
  • Invited Keynote on Edge Computing - ACM MobiSys PhD Forum 2018
  • Outstanding Journal Reviewer - Computer Communications (COMCOM) 2018
  • Infotec Grant for Invited Lecturer - University of Oulu 2018
  • Representative of Scientific Staff for Faculty Evaluation - TU Munich 2017
  • International PostDoc Relocation Sponsorship - TU Munich 2016
  • Hecse PhD Grant - ACM MobiCom 2015
  • DoCS PhD Grant - Visit China Mobile, Tsinghua and Peking University 2015
  • ISOC Grant - ETH Zurich, Internet Architecture Board, IAB SEMI 2015
  • Best Paper Award - "Best of CCR", ACM SIGCOMM 2014
  • PhD Fellowship - Computer Science Department, Univ. Helsinki 2014
  • Columbia Visiting Scholar Programme 2014
  • Columbia Alumni - Permanent since 2014
  • Univ. Helsinki Chancellor's Grant 2014
  • ACM SIGMOBILE Sponsorship - ACM MobiSys 2014
  • DoCS PhD Grant 2014
  • HIIT Academic Visit Grant 2014
  • Nokia Foundation Scholarship 2013
  • PhD Fellowship - FIGS, Academy of Finland 2013
  • Cambridge Visiting Scholarship 2013
  • Cambridge Alumni - Permanent since 2013
  • Staff Member of The Year - Computer Science Department, Univ. Helsinki 2013
  • Cover Story on ACATIIMI - Finnish National Magazine of Academy 2013
  • ACM UBICITEC Grant - ACM SenSys 2013
  • FIGS PhD Grant - ACM SIGCOMM 2013
  • FIGS PhD Grant - IEEE SECON 2013
  • HIIT Academic Visit Grant 2013
  • Nokia Foundation Scholarship 2012
  • PhD Fellowship - FIGS, Academy of Finland 2012
  • Univ. Helsinki Chancellor's Grant 2012
  • ACM SIGCOMM Grant - ACM CoNEXT 2012
  • ACM PhD Grant - ACM EuroSys 2012
  • FIGS PhD Grant - ACM SIGCOMM 2012
  • HIIT Academic Visit Grant 2012
  • Representative of PhD Students for HIIT Scientific Advisory Board Evaluation 2012
  • ACM PhD Grant - ACM Middleware 2011
  • FIGS PhD Grant - Cambridge PURSUIT 2011
  • Univ. Helsinki Chancellor's Grant 2010
  • Univ. Helsinki CS Department International Grant 2009
  • Univ. Helsinki CS Department International Grant 2008
  • European Science Foundation (ESF) MiNEMA Grant 2008
  • NODES project sponsorship to University College London (UCL) UK 2007

 Synopsis

  • 2016 - present: awarded personal/seeding grants of total 115K; acquired Horizon Marie Curie project of budget 4M
  • 2007 - PhD: awarded personal grants of total 105K
  • Prior 2007: consecutive 1st-class annual scholarships, municipal candidate for international Mathematics Olympiad competition, member of debate team, starting-line point guard player for high school basketball team.