• 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
  • ShanghaiTech researchers reveal the origins of cardiac adipocytes
    Recent studies have associated the aberrant accumulation of adipocytes in the heart  with many cardiovascular diseases such as arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Therefore, understanding the cellular origins of cardiac adipocytes (CAs) has important implications for the treatment of fat-associated cardiovascular diseases. Recently, a team of scientist...
    2021-02-03
  • SLST Professor Tiffany Horng discusses how lipid metabolism regulates macrophage function
    On December 1st, 2020, Professor Tiffany Horng from the SLST published an invited review article entitled “Lipid Metabolism in Regulation of Macrophage Functions” in the journal Trends in Cell Biology. In this review, Professor Horng and her postdoc Dr. Yan Jiawei describe the processes whereby signals that regulate macrophage activation influence lipid metabolic pathways and modulate macro...
    2021-01-30
  • Important progress made by SIST in the field of computer data storage
    Data storage is one of the fundamental systems in computer architecture. There are a variety of data structures to implement data indexing at a high speed in a computer system. B+-Tree, a data structure designed for disks and single-core processors proposed in the 1970s, is currently still indispensable in many databases and file systems. One of the promising data storage devices to transplant and...
    2021-01-28
  • Undergraduates of SIST won the gold medal in computer programming competition
     Recently, the winners of the 45th International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asian Regional Competition (Nanjing Station) were announced. The ShanghaiTech University representative team, composed of three undergraduate students from the SIST, won the gold award. This was the first time that ShanghaiTech has won the gold award in the computer algorithm competition.  
    2021-01-20
  • Epigenetic mechanism underlying human brain development identified
    On January 15, 2021, Professor Luo Zhenge and his colleagues at the School of Life Science and Technology (SLST) published a paper entitled, “TBC1D3 promotes neural progenitor proliferation by suppressing the histone methyltransferase G9a”, in the journal Science Advances. The cerebral cortex of mammals controls sensory input, motor output, learning and memory, deci...
    2021-01-15
  • Consul General of Luxembourg in Shanghai visited ShanghaiTech University
     On January 8, 2021, Mr. Vincent Hieff, Consul General of Luxembourg in Shanghai, and Ms. Ma Ying, Senior officer Financial Sector, visited ShanghaiTech University. Jiang Ge, Vice President and Executive Director of SIAIS, welcomed them together with representatives from the Office of International Affairs. Jiang Ge extended a warm welcome to Mr. Hieff and Ms. Ma, and introduced the hist...
    2021-01-12
  •  Multiple important papers by SIST published in the mainstream journals in the area of power and energy
    The Center for Intelligent Power and Energy Systems (CiPES) of SIST is a subdivided research group focusing mainly on the study of electric power and energy. It studies topics including power generation, transmission/distribution, storage and utilization, and aims to propose reliable, efficient, low-carbon and intelligent power solutions for the sustainable development of domestic energy. Recently...
    2021-01-11
  • The METAL group of SIST proposed a new kinetic energy harvesting circuit design
    Ambient energy harvesting technology provides the most promising energy solution for future battery-less, ubiquitous, and maintenance-free Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Among all types of ambient energy sources, mechanical kinetic energy can be better associated with human and machine movements, as there is plenty of motion information combined with the mechanical movements of parts. The resea...
    2021-01-08