China Association of Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) has just announced the results of 2021 Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award (吴文俊人工智能科学技术奖). Together with the other 14 scholars, Dr. Rongpeng Li has been awarded the Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Excellent Youth Award, for its contribution to the integration of artificial intelligence and cellular networks (especially network slicing).
According to the regulations on state science and technology awards, the Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award will reward innovation achievements in the field of intelligent science and technology in China. Scientists and managers, who have made significant breakthroughs in the field of intelligent science and technology and have made outstanding contributions to the field, will be granted the prize. Initiated in 2008, the Award was supported by the pioneer of China’s intelligent science research and the winner of the first Highest Science and Technology Awards Wu Wenjun, and was organized by CAAI. In 2021, 66 projects/scholars have been awarded.