Qiangfu Zhao received the B.S. degree in Computer Science from Shandong University (China) in 1982; the M. Eng. degree in Information Engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan) in 1985; and D. Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tohoku University (Japan), in 1988. He was an associate professor from 1991 to 1993 at Beijing Institute of Technology; associate professor from 1993 to 1995 at Tohoku University (Japan); associate professor from 1995 to 1999 at the University of Aizu (Japan); and tenure full professor since 1999 at the University of Aizu. He is the head of System Intelligence Laboratory; director of the Computer Science Division; associate editor of IEEE Transactions on SMC-B (Since 2005); associate editor of the International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics (Springer); and associate editor of the International Journal of Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation (Ashdin). He is the founding co-chair of the Technical Committee on Awareness Computing in IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society and the Task Force on Aware Computing in IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He has organized or co-organized several conferences, including FAN2009 (the 19th Symposium on Intelligent Systems); IWAC2009 (International Workshop on Aware Computing); ISAC2010 (International Symposium on Aware Computing); iCAST2011 (the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology) and iCAST2012. He has published more than 140 referred journal and international conference papers related to optimal linear system design, neuro-computing, evolutionary computing, awareness computing, and machine learning.
Biography Updated on 5 June 2012