About Us:

The Institute of Advanced Networking and Computing Systems (IANCS) of Sun Yat sen University was established in 2015, with the objective to become a world-leading institute with international reputation. We conduct cutting-edge research to efficiently support large-scale complex applications such as big data, artificial intelligence, Internet of things, industrial Internet.

It is the mission of the institute to:

  • Generate high-impact research outputs in advanced networking and computing systems;
  • Create a fundamental knowledge base needed for subsequent commercialization;
  • Train talented students at all degree levels to meet the needs of the industry;

The Institute has a high-quality and well-structured research team. There are 23 members, including 7 professors, 10 associate professors, 1 senior lecturer, 5 full-time research fellows and postdocs. In recent years, the Institute has undertaken a series of national and provincial research projects, such as National Key R&D Projects, key projects of National Natural Science Foundation, major science and technology projects of Guangdong Province, major projects of cultural industry development fund of the Ministry of finance, and also carried out a series of industrial application research in the fields of intelligent education, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent medical treatment, etc. Through years of research and accumulation, the institute is in the leading position in China in the fields of edge computing, cloud computing, intelligent planning and so on. The research team has developed a number of novel applications and systems, including collaborative edge computing system, multimedia edge computing system, and AIoT intelligent manufacturing platform, and built the largest supercomputing education practice platform EasyHPC in China.

Research Fields:

  • Edge Computing and Edge Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology
  • High Performance Computing System
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Distributed Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Computing and Federated Learning
  • AR/VR Multimedia Networking
  • Intelligent Manufacturing and Industrial Internet
  • Internet-of-Vehicles and Intelligent Internet-of-Things
  • 5G / 6G and Air-Space Integrated Network
  • Blockchain and Decentralized System



Lin Chen, Xu Chen, Xiaola Lin, Hong Shen, Wushao Wen, Di Wu, Weigang Wu

Associate Professors:

Cong Liu, Shangsong Liang, Rong Pan, Yan Pan, Yingpeng Sang, Hejun Wu, Chao Yu, Zhiguo Zhang, Hankui Zhuo, Jieying Zhou

Senior Lecturer:

Yongmin Zhang

Research Fellow/Postdoc Researchers:

Miao Hu, Zhichuan Huang, Shuai Yu, Xiaoxing Yang, Zhi Zhou




East campus of Sun Yat-sen University,

No. 132 Waihuan East Road,

High-Education Mega Center,