Weitian Tong (童伟钿)
Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Eastern Michigan University
511 Pray-Harrold, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Email: wtong.research@gmail.com
Phone (office): 734-487-1063




2019-2020 Scholarly Pursuit Awards ($4,829.50 USD) Faculty Research Committee at Georgia Southern University
Title: A more efficient communication network: optimization for the minimum path partition problem.
I serve as the sole PI in the proposal.
2019-2020 Professional Travel Award ($1,510.24 USD) Faculty Development Committee at Georgia Southern University
2019-2020 Textbook Transformation Grants ($10,800 USD) Affordable Learning Georgia
Title: Interactive and cost-free course materials for two theoretical fundamental courses in Computer Science.
This is collaborative proposal with Dr. Lixin Li from Computer Science at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a PI in the proposal.
2019-2020 AWS Cloud Credits for Research program ($9,800 USD) Amazon
2018-2019 2018 Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Computing Faculty Research Seed Grant (CEC-FRSG) Award ($7,350 USD) CEC, Georgia Southern University
Title: Investigating secure smart contracts based on blockchain for automated real-world applications.
This is collaborative proposal with PI Dr. Lei Chen from Information Technology at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a co-PI in the proposal.
2018-2019 Development of Instruction Award ($1,199 USD) Faculty Development Committee at Georgia Southern University
2018-2019 Microsoft AI for Earth Grants. ($15,000 USD)
Title: Deeply Learn Spatiotemporal Air Pollution Data and Create a Visual Analytic Platform.
This is collaborative proposal with Dr. Lixin Li from Computer Sciences and Dr. Xiaolu Zhou from Department of Geology and Geography at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a PI in the proposal.
2018-2018 Faculty Service Award ($1,148.75 USD) Faculty Service Committee at Georgia Southern University
2017-2018 2017 Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Information Technology Faculty Research Seed Grant (CEIT-FRSG) Award ($8,000 USD) CEIT, Georgia Southern University
Title: Efficient and private mobile transparent computing.
This is collaborative proposal with co-PI Dr. Hayden Wimmer from Information Technology at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a PI in the proposal.
2017-2018 2017 Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Information Technology Faculty Research Seed Grant (CEIT-FRSG) Award ($8,000 USD) CEIT, Georgia Southern University
Title: Deep-learning based spatiotemporal interpolation for air pollution using recurring NN.
This is collaborative proposal with PI Dr. Lixin Li from Computer Sciences at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a co-PI in the proposal.
2017-2018 Microsoft Azure Research Award ($20,000 USD)
Title: Data Science: Efficient Spatiotemporal Air Pollution Interpolation and Multilevel Validation with Machine learning on Spark.
This is collaborative proposal with Dr. Lixin Li from Computer Sciences and Dr. Xiaolu Zhou from Department of Geology and Geography at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a PI in the proposal.
2016-2017 2016 Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Information Technology Faculty Research Seed Grant (CEIT-FRSG) Award ($10,000 USD) CEIT, Georgia Southern University
Title: Encrypting Spark Server for Protecting Location Privacy and Query Privacy in Mobile LRS.
This is collaborative proposal with co-PI Dr. Lei Chen from Information Technology at Georgia Southern University. I serve as a PI in the proposal.
2016-2017 Professional Travel Award ($1,996.80 USD) Faculty Development Committee at Georgia Southern University
2016-2017 Biomedical Engineering Seed Grant ($20,000 USD) Georgia Southern University and Augusta University.
Title: Spatiotemporal Interpolation for Environmental Exposure Analysis: Application to Air Pollution Exposure and Childhood Asthma.
This is collaborative proposal with Dr. Lixin Li from Computer Sciences at Georgia Southern University and Dr. Gina Besenyi from Health Sciences at Augusta University. I serve as a co-PI in the proposal.

Selected Awards

2014     Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship ($31,500 CAD) Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
2014     Computing Science GPA Award ($1,000 CAD) Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta
2013     PhD Early Achievement Award Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta
2012     Graduate Student Teaching Awards Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta
2010     Excellent Graduate of Zhejiang University Ministry of Education of China
2009     The First Prize of National Teaching Bases Scholarship Ministry of Education of China
2008     National Scholarship Ministry of Education of China