Professor Wenfei Fan FREng FRS FRSE
Professor of Web Data Management, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Professor Wenfei Fan is distinguished for developing new data management theories and applying them to practice through commercial systems and products. He pioneered the field of constraints for semi-structured data, reshaped the field of data quality, and proposed new paradigms for querying big data. His work has been widely adopted by industry. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a Foreign Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, a Member of the Academia Europaea, and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.