Mar 4, 2021|

IEEE & ACM Fellow Dr. He Tian Joins JD Logistics


by Yuchuan Wang

Dr. He Tian has joined as vice president and the head of JD Logistics AI and Data Science, in charge of smart logistics algorithms, data products, and map services. 


Dr. Hes team will build dedicated, intelligent algorithms and systems for supply chain and logistics scenarios, which will further digitalize JDLs current businesses and open up commercial applications for more external clients. 

Dr. He is a veteran in IoT (Internet of Things), an ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) Fellow, and an IEEE Fellow. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia and a masters degree from the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and China NSF Outstanding Overseas Young Researcher. 


Dr. He has made pioneering contributions in the research areas of wireless networks, networked sensing systems, IoT, smart transportation, and logistics big data. He has published over 300 papers in premier journals/conferences and won seven best paper awards in seven international academic conferences. 


JD Logistics is entitled to over 4,400 patents and computer software copyrights, of which those related to AI span from warehousing to sorting and delivery. After joining JD Logistics, Dr. He will lead the team to explore the research and application of AI, focusing on the core technological breakthroughs in the fields of product digitalization, algorithm operation, time-series forecasting, large-scale scheduling, low-cost measuring, intelligent positioning, and more.