• iHuman team and collaborators unveiled the Z-genome Biosynthetic Pathway
    Recently, Dr. Zhao Suwen’s team at the iHuman Institute, collaborating with other scientists from Tianjin University, and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)/ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have solved a long-standing mystery of Z genome that comprises entirely non-canonical Z-T base pairs instead of canonical A-T base pairs in bacteriophages (Figure 1). Th...
    2021-05-02
  • Shanghai Clinical Research and Trial Center inaugurated at ShanghaiTech University
    On April 29, Shanghai Clinical Research and Trial Center (SCRTC) was inaugurated at ShanghaiTech University in a ceremony held in the Y Building. SCRTC will promote the seamless connection between clinical needs and basic research, and the in-depth integration of medical care, education, research and industry.Wu Qing, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and Vic...
    2021-04-30
  • IMS professor makes progress on regular Lagrangian flows
    In April, Dr. Quoc-Hung Nguyen, an assistant professor at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences at ShanghaiTech, has had a research article entitled “Quantitative Estimates for Regular Lagrangian Flows with BV Vector Fields” released online in Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics (CPAM),one of the most prestigious mathematics journals in the world. The journal was...
    2021-04-19
  • SLST researchers discover sex-specific pheromone modulation of synaptic transmission
    Sad tears from a lady can inhibit sexual impulse of a man. Why and how? Clues can be found from a recent study led by Professor Tong Xiajing at SLST. She and colleagues published a research article in the journal eLife entitled, “Male pheromones modulate synaptic transmission at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction in a sexually dimorphic manner. This study reveals how the ma...
    2021-04-09
  • Prof. Wu Tao’s research group at SIST publishes some important achievements in the field of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
    Prof. Wu Tao’s research group at SIST is committed to developing Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) devices using advanced sensing materials and micro/nano technology. Their research interests mainly include the coupling mechanism and sensing application of multiferroic materials, piezoelectric acoustic micro/nano devices and IC  interface circuits, and magnetoelectric sensors. Rec...
    2021-04-01
  • SIST researchers make progress in IoT and fog-computing networks
    Recently, Assistant Professor Zhou Yong’s group in the SIST has made significant progress in the fields of IoT networks and fog-computing networks. Their achievements were published separately in two journals: (1) in IEEE Internet of Things Journal in an article entitled “Wireless-Powered Over-the-Air Computation in Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Aided IoT Networks”, and (2) in I...
    2021-03-24
  • ShanghaiTech held welcome and get-together activities for UCB & UIUC visiting students
    ShanghaiTech University has established long-term cooperation with the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), with continuous academic and personnel exchanges over the years. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some admitted Chinese students cannot go to the United States on schedule and must take courses online. At the request of these two un...
    2021-03-15
  •  Important progress made in lightweight neural network and FFT
     Recently, two studies from SIST Professor Ha Yajun’s group in the Reconfigurable and Intelligent Computing Lab were accepted by the ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC). The studies were entitled "TAIT: One-Shot Full-Integer Lightweight DNN Quantization via Tunable Activation Imbalance Transfer", and "Bitwidth-Optimized Energy-Efficient FFT Design via Scaling Informati...
    2021-03-12
  • SIST Professor Zhao Dengji proposes novel discussions on mechanism design powered by social interactions
    Recently, SIST Professor Zhao Dengji’s paper entitled “Mechanism Design Powered by Social Interactions” was accepted by the 20th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS-2021), Blue Sky Ideas Track. Unlike other technical paper reviewing processes, the emphasis of this track is on visionary ideas, long-term challenges, new research opportunities and con...
    2021-03-04
  • SPST researchers make important progress in the field of low-dimensional perovskite solar cells
    The real-world deployment of the organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells is hindered by their instability to external stimuli such as heat and moisture. The low-dimensional perovskite (LDP), consisting of layered perovskite slabs separated by large organic spacers, is a promising candidate to address the stability issues while maintaining the remarkable optoelectronic properties. Much effo...
    2021-03-01
  • SIAIS researchers and collaborators unveil structure and conformation change of the entire Mediator complex
    On February 11, 2021, a research article entitled "Mediator structure and conformation change" was published in Molecular Cell. This report, based on a joint effort of the Lab of Structure Biochemistry at Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS) and collaborators from Stanford describes, for the first time, the cryo-EM structure of the entire Mediator at a near...
    2021-02-11
  • Wang Hao’s research group at SIST propose an efficient algorithm for deep neural network model compression
    As one of the most popular fields in artificial intelligence, deep neural network (DNN) is a promising approach to realize many AI tasks such as speech recognition, image classification and autonomous driving. At the same time, with advances in the technology of edge computing and internet of things, it is necessary to deploy pretrained DNN models at the edge of networks and on the terminal device...
    2021-02-11
  • SIST researchers propose novel techniques for defect imaging
    Electromagnetic imaging technology with array sensors is used extensively to detect defects in industries where structural integrity and safety are critical, such as aerospace, high-speed railway, pressure vessels, energy facilities and precision manufacturing. SIST Assistant Professor Ye Chaofeng and his research group in the Precision Sensing and Intelligent Testing lab (PSIT) have designed two ...
    2021-02-05
  • SLST researchers reveal a mechanism for allelic expression switch of imprinted genes
    Genomic imprinting is essential for mammalian embryonic development, and is an epigenetic phenomenon present in higher animals and plants. Dysregulation of the imprinted genes causes diabetes, cancer and neurological disorders. Understanding the expression regulation mechanism of imprinted genes can help us understand human individual development and disease etiology and treatment.  In a...
    2021-02-03