[Professional Talk] | “Attention Is All You Need”: Navigating in Ecosystem of Academic and Industry Settings

Flyer - 2023 ComSoc-YP - Attention

About the Event


We are proud to present the IEEE Asia-Pacific (AP) Young Professionals (YP) Workshop Series. This series covers technical and professional topics of interest in STEM. All participants across the range from students to retirees are welcome to attend.


“Attention Is All You Need”: Navigating in Ecosystem of Academic and Industry Settings


This talk is jointly organised by


In this talk, the speaker will share his experience of conducting research in several diverse roles including a PhD student, a university research fellow, an R&D lead in a startup, and a research scientist in a research institute. The talk will shed light on the art of adapting to various, yet interconnected R&D work environments, providing a panoramic view of the challenges one might face and the shifts in mindset and methodologies that can be beneficial.


Dr Wang Yuan
Research Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR

Dr Wang Yuan currently holds a position as a Research Scientist at the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), in the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore. He received his PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Between 2016 and 2018, he served as a research fellow at the Delta-NTU Corporate Lab for Cyber-Physical Systems, later transitioning to a startup focused on battery systems of hybrid electric vehicles from 2018 to 2020. Since 2021, Dr Wang has been with IHPC; his current work includes developing decentralized trustworthy deep learning algorithms and providing innovative solutions for industry partners in areas such as federated learning and split learning.


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Date & Time of Event

25 July 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM SGT


Online via Zoom