Cheng-Jian Lin received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and control engineering from the National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, in 1996. Currently, he serves as a Full Professor of Computer Science and Information Engineering Department and the Director of the Office of Research and Development, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung County, Taiwan. He served as the Chairman of Computer Science and Information Engineering Department and the Director of university library. His current research interests are soft computing, pattern recognition, intelligent control, image processing, bioinformatics, and FPGA design. He has published more than 250 papers in the referred journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Lin served as the Associate Editor of International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering from 2002 to 2005, and the executive Committee Member of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from 2003 to 2010. Dr. Lin is a Member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He is also an Executive Committee Member of the Chinese Fuzzy Systems Association (CFSA) from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Lin has received several honors and awards, including the 2006 Outstanding Paper Award of the 11th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, the 2007 Outstanding Paper Award of the 12th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, the 2006 Best Paper Award of International Trans. on Computer Science and Engineering (vol. 32, no. 1), the First Place of the 14th College Contest of IT Services Innovation 2009, the Silver Prize of International Trade Fair Ideas-Invention-New Productions Nuremberg 2009 (iENA 2009), and the Silver Prize of Seoul International Invention Fair 2010 (SIIF 2010).
Biography Updated on 20 April 2011