Xiaowei Yang received the B.S. degree in theoretical and applied mechanics, the M. S. degree in computational mechanics, and the Ph.D. degree in solid mechanics from Jilin University, Changchun, China, in 1991, 1996, and 2000, respectively. From July 1991 to July 1993, he worked in General Factory of Vibration Equipment of Xinxiang, Xinxiang, Henan Province. From July 1996 to May 2001, he worked in the Department of Mathematics, Jilin University. Since June 2001, he has worked in the Department of Mathematics, South China University of Technology. From January 2003 to May 2003, he worked as Research Fellow in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore. From February 2006 to August 2006, he worked as Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. From July 2009 to July 2010, he worked as Visiting Professor in the School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Dr. Yang serves currently as a Professor in the Department of Mathematics, South China University of Technology. His current research interests include designs and analyses of algorithms for large-scale pattern recognitions, imbalanced learning, semisupervised learning, and evolutionary computation. He has published more than 80 journals and refereed international conference articles, including the areas of structural reanalysis, interval analysis, soft computing, and support vector machine.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011