Eyke Huellermeier, born in 1969, holds M.S. degrees in mathematics and business computing, both from the University of Paderborn (Germany). From the Computer Science Department of the same university, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1997 and a Habilitation degree in 2002. In the period between 1998 and 2000, he spend two years as a Visiting Scientist at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (France), and held appointments at the Universities of Dortmund, Marburg, and Magdeburg afterwards. Recently, he joined the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Marburg University (Germany), where he holds a chair and heads the Knowledge Engineering and Bioinformatics Lab. Professor Huellermeier’s research interests include methodical foundations of machine learning and data mining, fuzzy set theory, and applications in bioinformatics. He has published numerous research papers in respective journals and major international conferences. Professor Huellermeier is a Member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and a Board Member of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT). Moreover, he is an Area Editor of the journal Fuzzy Sets and Systems, and a Member of the Editorial Board of Soft Computing.
Biography Updated on 18 June 2009