Aaron Ding, PhD

Director of Cyber-Physical Intelligence
Tenured Asst Professor (UD1), TU Delft
Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki

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

  • EU H2020 Grant as Consortium Director - managing project budget of €5M, 2021-2024
  • EU Marie Curie ITN Grant as PI - total budget of €4M, 2020-2024
  • TBM AI Postdoc Grant on Healthcare AI, 2021-2023
  • Seeding Grants of TU Delft Safety & Security Institute, 2020-2021
  • 4TU Grant for Lorentz Workshop on Edge Computing, 2021
  • Award Committee of SRC - ACM SIGCOMM 2021
  • Works Council (OR) Standing Committee - TU Delft, 2021-2023
  • Invited Speaker - IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, USA, 2021
  • Invited Speaker - Swedish Center of Edge Computing (TECOSA), KTH, 2021
  • Best Paper Award - ACM SenSys CCIoT 2020
  • Title of Docent (Permanent) - University of Helsinki, 2020
  • Award Committee of Poster Demo - ACM MobiSys 2020
  • Editorial Board - MDPI MTI 2020
  • Invited Speaker on Edge AI - IEEE 6G Summit 2020
  • Best Paper Award - ACM EdgeSys 2019
  • Associate Editor - IEEE OJ-ITS 2019
  • Invited Keynote on Edge AI - CompSys 2019
  • "Humans of TU Delft" - TU Delta 2019
  • EC H2020 Cascading Personal Grant 2019
  • Best-in-Session Presentation Award - IEEE INFOCOM 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 Grant - Helsinki Computer Science Department 2014
  • Columbia Visiting Scholar Programme 2014
  • Columbia Alumni - Permanent since 2014
  • 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 Grant - FIGS, Academy of Finland 2013
  • Cambridge Visiting Scholarship 2013
  • Cambridge Alumni - Permanent since 2013
  • Staff Member of The Year - Helsinki Computer Science Department 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 Grant - FIGS, Academy of Finland 2012
  • 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
  • Helsinki Chancellor's Grant 2010
  • Helsinki Computer Science International Grant 2009
  • Helsinki Computer Science International Grant 2008
  • European Science Foundation (ESF) MiNEMA Grant 2008
  • NODES sponsorship to University College London (UCL) UK 2007
  • Internship offer - Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 2007

 Synopsis

  • Best paper awards and recognition from ACM SIGCOMM, ACM EdgeSys, ACM SenSys CCIoT, IEEE INFOCOM
  • 2007 ~ present: awarded EU Horizon grants as Principal Investigator of €1.1M, as Consortium Director of €5M
  • 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 (national champion school)