Tzung P. Hong received his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1985 and his Ph.D. degree in computer science and information engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1992. From 1987 to 1994, he was with the Laboratory of Knowledge Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, where he was involved in applying techniques of parallel processing to artificial intelligence. Hong served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science in Chung-Hua Polytechnic Institute from 1992 to 1994 and in the Department of Information Management in I-Shou University (originally Kaohsiung Polytechnic Institute) from 1994 to 1999. He also worked as a Professor in I-Shou University from 1999 to 2001. He was in charge of the whole computerization and library planning for National University of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, from 1997 to 2000 and served as the first Director of the library and computer center in National University of Kaohsiung from 2000 to 2001, as the Dean of Academic Affairs from 2003 to 2006, as the Administrative Vice President from 2007 to 2008, and as the Academic Vice President from 2010 to 2011. Hong currently serves as a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering and at the Department of Electrical Engineering. He has published more than 400 research papers in international/national journals and conferences and has planned more than fifty information systems. He is also the board member of more than thirty journals and the program committee member of more than two hundred conferences. His current research interests include parallel processing, machine learning, data mining, soft computing, management information systems, and www applications. Dr. Hong is a Member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the IEEE, the Chinese Fuzzy Systems Association, the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence, and the Institute of Information and Computing Machinery.
Biography Updated on 6 August 2013