Michael N. Huhns

University of South Carolina, USA


Michael N. Huhns is an NCR Professor of computer science and engineering and the Director of the Center for Information Technology at the University of South Carolina. Prior to this, he managed several research projects at the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC) as a Senior Member of the Research Division. He was also an Adjunct Professor of computer sciences at the University of Texas. Before joining MCC, he served as an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina, and a radar systems Engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company. Dr. Huhns is a Member of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, ACM, and AAAI. He received the B.S.E.E. degree in 1969 from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering in 1971 and 1975, respectively, from the University of Southern California. He is the author of over 200 technical papers and six books in machine intelligence, including his recent coauthored book (with Dr. Munindar P. Singh) Service-Oriented Computing: Semantics, Processes, Agents. His research interests are in the areas of cooperative information systems, multiagent systems, enterprise integration, and heterogeneous distributed databases. He has conducted research funded by DARPA, NIST, DOE, EPA, USDA, and NASA, as well as numerous industrial organizations. Dr. Huhns is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, and IEEE Internet Computing. He serves on the editorial boards of ten other journals, and is a founder of the International Foundation for Multiagent Systems. He is also a Senior Member of the ACM and a Fellow of the IEEE.

Biography Updated on 26 May 2008

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