School of Software

  • Name:Hongming Cai
  • Title:Professor
  • Office:21-34205153
  • Office Phone:21-34205153
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Research Field

· Service Oriented Computing and Business Process Modeling
· Cooperative Computing
· Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphic(CAD/CG)


· 1999-2002, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, PH.D candidate
· 1996-1999, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, Master student
· 1992-1996, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, Bachelor student

Work experience

· 2002-2004, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai JiaoTong University
· 2004-2008, Assistant Professor,, School of Software, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China
· 2008-2009, Visiting Scholar, BIT institute, Mannheim University, Germany, sponsored by Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation
· 2009-2016, Associated Professor/Professor, School of Software, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China


Senior member, ACM
· Senior member, IEEE
· Member of Council, China Graphics Society, China
· General Secretary, Technical Committee of Computer Graphics, China Graphics Society, China
· Executive Member of Council, Shanghai China Graphics Society, China
· Member, Technical Committee of Cooperative Computing, China Computer Federation, China
· Member, Technical Committee of Manufacturing Technology, Chinese Association of Automation, China
· Member, Technical Committee of Cloud Computing, Chinese Association of Communication, China

Awards and Honors

· Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award 2nd Class (2), by Shanghai Government of China, 2013
· National Excellent Scientific and Technological Workers, China, 2012
· KoGuan Top Ten Distinguished Professors of Shanghai JiaoTong University, China, 2012
· China University Science and Technology Progress Award 2nd Class (2), China, 2010
· Scholarship of Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, Germany, 2008
· Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award 3nd Class (2), China, 2006
· China University Science Award 2nd Class (6), China, 2001


 Information system analysis and design(undergraduate course)
 Enterprise Information system design and implementation(undergraduate course)
 Process Modeling and optimization(postgraduate course)
 Information modeling and enterprise process reengineering(postgraduate course)


1) Hongming Cai, Cheng Xie, Lihong Jiang, Lu Fang, Huang Chenxi, Ontology-based Semantic Configuration Approach to Construct Data as a Service for Enterprises, Enterprise Information Systems(2016), V10(3): 325-348
2) Hongming Cai, Mengwei Shi, Boyi Xu, Mingjiu Yu, Semantic annotation for web3D scene based on three-layer ontology. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering 22(1): 87-101 (2015)
3) Hongming Cai, Li Da Xu, Boyi Xu, Cheng Xie, Shaojun Qin, Lihong Jiang: IoT-Based Configurable Information Service Platform for Product Lifecycle Management. IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics 10(2): 1558-1567 (2014)
4) Boyi Xu, Li Da Xu, Hongming Cai, Cheng Xie, Jingyuan Hu, Fenglin Bu: Ubiquitous Data Accessing Method in IoT-Based Information System for Emergency Medical Services. IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics 10(2): 1578-1586 (2014)
5) Lihong Jiang, Li Da Xu, Hongming Cai, Zuhai Jiang, Fenglin Bu, Boyi Xu: An IoT-Oriented Data Storage Framework in Cloud Computing Platform. IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics 10(2): 1443-1451 (2014)
6) Cheng Xie, Hongming Cai, Lihong Jiang: Ontology Combined Structural and Operational Semantics for Resource-Oriented Service Composition. The Journal of Universal Computer Science 19(13): 1963-1985 (2013)
7) Hongming Cai, Boyi Xu, Fenglin Bu: A Conceptual Ontology-based Resource Meta-Model towards Business-driven Information System Implementation. The Journal of Universal Computer Science 18(17): 2493-2513 (2012)
8) Mingjiu Yu, Hongming Cai, Xiaoming Ma and Lihong Jiang: Symmetry-Based Conflict Detection and Resolution Method towards Web3D-based Collaborative Design. Symmetry 2016, 8(5), 35, 2016.
9) Hongming Cai, Shuai Luan, Lihong Jiang, et al. A multi-layer Internet of things database schema for online-to-offline systems, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 12 (8): 64248-64248, 2016.
10) Boyi Xu, Lida Xu, Hongming Cai, Lihong Jiang, Yang Luo, Yizhi Gu, The design of an m-Health monitoring system based on a cloud computing platform, Enterprise Information Systems(2017) Vol. 11, No. 1, 17–36.
11) Lihong Jiang, Jianyi Wang, Nazaraf Shah, Hongming Cai, Chengxi Huang, Ray Farmer, Mining Scenarios for Business Process Analysis and Improvement in SOA, Service Oriented Computing and Applications, Volume: 10, Issue: 3, 303-315, (2015)
12) Chengxi Huang, Hongming Cai, Yulai Li, Jiawei Du, Fenglin Bu, and Lihong Jiang, A Process Mining Based Service Composition Approach for Mobile Information Systems, Mobile Information Systems, Volume 2017 (2017).
13) Hongming Cai, Boyi Xu, Lihong Jiang, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, IoT-based Big Data Storage Systems in Cloud Computing: Perspectives and Challenges, IEEE Internet of Things Journal (2016).
14) Xie Cheng,, Li Guoqiang, Cai Hongming, Jiang, Lihong, Xiong, Naixue. Dynamic Weight based Individual Similarity Calculation for Information Searching in Social Computing. IEEE Systems Journal, 11(1): 333-344 (2017).
15) Hongming Cai, Yizhi Gu, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Boyi Xu, Jun Zhou. Model-Driven Development Patterns for Mobile Services in Cloud of Things, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (2016).
16) Boyi Xu, Li Da Xu, Xiang Fei, Lihong Jiang, Hongming Cai, Shuai Wang, A Method of Demand-driven and Data-centric Web Service Configuration for Flexible Business Process Implementation, Enterprise Information Systems, 2016.
17) Cheng Xie, Melisachew Wudage Chekol, Blerina Spahiu, Hongming Cai, Leveraging Structural Information in Ontology Matching. AINA 2016: 1108-1115.
18) Hongming Cai, Xiaoxiong Tian, Nan Li, Boyi Xu, Framework of Geometry Modeling Integrated Platform based on Services for Large-scale Information Visualization. Journal of Multimedia 5(4): 361-368 (2010).
19) Hongming Cai, Lihong Jiang, Fenglin Bu, Configurable Resource-Oriented Architecture towards services cooperation. CSCWD 2012: 404-410.
20) Hongming Cai, Fenglin Bu, Lihong Jiang, A Business-driven Methodology for Service-Oriented Information System Development. IPDPS Workshops 2012: 2292-2299.


1) Principal Investigator:Research of Self-changing Services-oriented Application Construction based on Ontology Evolution, Founded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (2014.1-2017.12, 0.76 million RMB).
2) Principal Investigator:Ontology Generation and Evolution towards Self-changing Services, Founded by National Natural Science Foundation of Shanghai, China (2014.1-2016.12, 0.1 million RMB).
3) Principal Investigator:Research of medical information technology for the future, Supported by Shanghai Quyi Information Cop.. China (2015.11-2016.11, 3.4 million RMB).