Building peace in the minds of men and women

Blockchain: practices and perspectives

Yiyu Cai

Senior Faculty member, Nanyang Technological University

Professor Yiyu Cai is a senior faculty with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. In NTU, he heads the Computer-aided Engineering Labs, and directs the Strategic Research Program of VR & Soft Computing. He is also deputy director of The Center of Augmented & Virtual Reality. Currently, he is leading a team in NTU developing Virtual & Augmented Reality Technology to enhance learning. 

He has over 20 years’ experience doing R&D in Virtual & Augmented Reality, Simulation & Serious Games, Artificial Intelligence, and their applications in smart education and professional training. His research has been supported by Singapore’s National Research Foundation, Temasek Trust Funded Singapore Millennium Foundation, Ministry of Education, and many other public and private sectors. He has co-invented 6 international patents. In addition to 5 books (Springer) and 4 journal special issues edited, he has over 60 SCI/SSCI technical articles published in leading journals. He has organised over 20 international conferences.  In 2008, he was elected co-president of the International Simulation and Gaming Association (ISAGA) and co-chaired the 40th ISAGA annual conference in Singapore. He has given near 60 keynote or invited speeches in near 20 countries. Over the years, he has been working closely with leading scientists from Education Institute of University College London (UK), and Freudenthal Institue of Utrecht University (The Netherlands), etc.