people who lead axial ai project

Project lead

Zhang Xu (Chinese: 张旭; born 1961) is a Chinese neuroscientist. He is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences. He is a research professor at the CAS Institute of Neuroscience (ION) and serves as Vice President of the Shanghai Branch of the CAS.

Zhang was born in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China in 1961. From 1980 to 1985, he studied at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi’an. After earning a bachelor’s degree in medicine, he worked at the university as a teaching assistant from 1985 to 1990. In 1990, he went to Sweden to pursue graduate studies at Karolinska Institute, where he earned his MD and PhD in 1994 from the department of neuroscience.

In August 1994, Zhang returned to China and joined the faculty of the Institute of Neuroscience of the Fourth Military Medical University. He was later promoted to professor and deputy director of the institute.

In December 1999, Zhang joined the Institute of Neuroscience under the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a Principal Investigator, and became a Senior Principal Investigator in 2005. He was appointed Vice President of the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences in 2008 and Vice President of the Shanghai Branch of the CAS in 2010.

Zhang was elected an academician of the CAS in 2015 and a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences in 2018. His contributions include discovering “the changes in gene expression of somatosensory ganglia associated with chronic pain”, “mechanisms for regulating the functions of opioid receptors and Na+/K+ pump in sensory neurons” and “that FGF13 regulated brain development and involved X-linked intellectual disability”. He received the Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Science and Technology Progress (2005) and the Lilly-Asian Scientific Excellence Award.

Professor. Zhang Xu

President of Executive Management Committee for Joint Laboratory of Institute of Brain-intelligence Technology Zhangjiang Lab - Skymind Laboratory of Neurobionix Research.

people behind axial ai

Expert Team

Dinggang Shen, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Dr. Shen is also one of the first scientists in the world to conduct A.I. research on medical imaging.

Xiang Zhou, Ph.D.

Former Global Head of Siemens Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnostics. He is the first scientist to develop the AI medical imaging product that being mass-produced.

Shu Wei Goh, Ph.D.

Vice president of Skymind Neurobionix Lab, Chief Operating Officer of Skymind Global. Dr. Goh participate and provide consultation to more than 50 AI projects for the last 6 years. Dr. Goh is current reside in Malaysia, leading the Skymind Holdings Berhad.

Eduardo Gonzalez

Vice president of Skymind Neurobionix Lab, cofounded Xpress AI and former VP Engineering of Skymind Global. Eduardo is senior deep learning engineer who delivers several AI applications for fortune 500 companies. Eduardo is current reside in Malaysia, leading the Xpress AI.

Adam Gibson

President of the Skymind Neurobionix Lab, the co-creator of the open source Deeplearning4j deep learning programming library, co-founded Skymind to provide support and consultation services around the project, and to build custom AI solutions.

Fang Xiong Zhang, PhD.

Deputy Director of Science and Technology Management Department of Shanghai Brain Center. Dr. Zhang published over 30 papers and currently holding two patents in neuroscience.

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