Dr. Xu Kai is an outstanding scholar who specializes in the research of informatization of the port and navigation. His achievements in big data and e-commerce have been recognized by the shipping industry. He is a compound talent with knowledge background in three fields: mathematics, computer, and transportation. He also provides government and enterprises with informatization strategy consulting and technical solution design services.
Among the most influential are he has provided „A Study on the Application of Big Data in Port and Shipping“ for the world’s largest port – Ningbo Zhoushan Port, developed the „Intelligent Service Platform for Yangshan Port Water Traffic Data“ for the Shanghai Port, and published a sole-authored book titled „Shipping Information Platform in the Big Data Era „, and led the preparation of the „Global Port Aviation Informatization Development Report“ (every year). He has 10 software copyrights, published more than 20 academic papers, and participated in the writing of five books on „Subversion of the Shipping Industry in the Future.“