C. Kahraman Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of C. Kahraman
Prof. Kahraman is a full professor at Istanbul Technical University. His research areas are engineering
economics, quality control and management, statsitical decision making, multicriteria decision making,
and fuzzy decision making. He published about 240 journal papers and about 160 conference papers. He
became the guest editors of many international journals and the editor of many international books from
Springer and Atlantis Press. He is the member of editorial boards of 20 international journals. He
organized various conferences such as FLINS, RACR, FSSCMIE, etc. He was the vice dean of ITU
Management Faculty between 2004-2007 and the head of ITU Industrial Engineering Department
Section: Industrial Engineering
J. Ye Ningbo University Ningbo P.R. China Biography
Biography of J. Ye
Jun Ye is a professor in School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ningbo University,
P.R. China. He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research. His research
interests include soft computing, Neutrosophic theory and applications, fuzzy decision making
theory and methods, intelligent control, robotics, pattern recognition, medical diagnosis, fault
diagnosis, and rock mechanics. He has published more than 260 papers in journals, written few
books related to his research work, and finished a few projects sponsored by the government of
P.R. China. He is editorial board members for “Current Chinese Computer Science Journal”
(Co-Editor in Chief), “Neutrosophic Sets and Systems” (Editor), “Journal of New Theory”
(Area Editor), and “Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence” (Area Editor).
Jinpeng Yu received the B.Sc. degree in automation of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China, in 2002, the M.Sc. degree in system engineering of Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2006 and the Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Complexity Science, Qingdao University, Qingdao, China, in 2011. He is currently a Distinguished Professor at the School of Automation and Electrical Engineering, Qingdao University. He is a recipient of the Shandong Province Taishan Scholar Special Project Fund. His research interests include electrical energy conversion and motor control, applied nonlinear control and intelligent systems.
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A.D.M. Africa De La Salle University Manila Philippines
O. Castillo Tijuana Institute of Technology Tijuana Mexico Biography
Biography of O. Castillo
Oscar Castillo received a degree in Doctor of Computer Science from the Polish Academy of Sciences, Systems Institute, Warsaw, Poland on April 20th (with the Dissertation named “Soft Computing and Fractal Theory for Intelligent Manufacturing”). He is a Professor of Computer Science in the Graduate Division, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Tijuana, Mexico. He has published over 300 journal papers, 10 authored books, 40 edited books, 200 papers in conference proceedings, and more than 300 chapters in edited books.
Bijan Davvaz is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Yazd University, Yazd, Iran.
He works on algebra, algebraic hyperstructures, rough sets, and fuzzy logic. He is a member of
editorial boards for 25 mathematical journals. He is the author of around 600 research papers,
especially on algebra, algebraic hyperstructures and their applications, and fuzzy Logic. He has
also published seven books on algebra.
G. Dhiman Govt. Bikram College of Commerce Patiala India Biography
Biography of G. Dhiman
Gaurav Dhiman received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He has completed his Master's Degree in Computer Applications from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science, Government Bikram College of Commerce, Patiala. He was selected as an outstanding reviewer from Knowledge-Based Systems (Elsevier). He has published more than 25 peer-reviewed research papers (indexed in SCI-SCIE). He is also an editorial board member of the Artificial Intelligence Evolution journal. His research interest includes Single-, Multi-, Many-objectives optimization (Bio-inspired, Evolutionary, and Quantum), Soft computing (Type-1 and Type-2 fuzzy sets), Power Systems, and Change detection using remotely sensed high-resolution satellite data.
E. Egiroglu Giresun University Giresun Turkey Biography
Biography of E. Egiroglu
Dr. Erol Egrioglu is professor at Giresun University, Turkey. He received the B.Sc. degree in statistics from the University of Ondokuz Mayis, Turkey,in 1998. He received the M.Sc. degree (M.Sc. thesis title: Bayesian analysis of ARMA model and an application) in statistics at the faculty of Science and Arts of the University of Ondokuz Mayis, Turkey, in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree (Phd. thesis title: Two New Bayesian methods for Autoregressive Fractionally Integrated Moving Average Model) in statistics at the faculty of Science from the University of Hacettepe, Turkey, in 2006. He was in Lancaster University as a visiting researcher, Marketing and Forecasting Research Center for 7 months in 2020. His research interests include time series analysis, Bayesian approaches, fuzzy inference systems, artificial neural networks, artificial intelligence optimization algorithms, deep learnings and data mining.
J. Fan Xi'an University of Posts and Telecommunications Xi'an China Biography
Biography of J. Fan
Jiulun Fan received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in fundamental mathematics from Shaanxi Normal University in 1985 and 1988 respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in signal and information processing from Xidian University in 1998. He is currently the President and Professor with Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. He is the author of five books and has published more than 300 articles. His research interests include fuzzy set theory, pattern recognition and image processing.
M.M. Gupta University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Canada Biography
Biography of M.M. Gupta
Dr. Madan M. Gupta is a professor in the College of Engineering and the director of the
Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory at the University of Saskatchewan. He has authored or
co-authored over 825 published research papers. He has edited or co-edited 19 other books as
well as many conference proceedings and journals in the fields of his research interests such as
adaptive control systems, fuzzy computing, neuro-computing, neuro-vision systems, and neuro-
control systems (book list).
F. Li Central South University Changsha China Biography
Biography of F. Li
Fanbiao Li received the PhD degree in Control Theory and Control
Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China in 2015. In
2016, he joined the Central South University, China, as an Associate
Professor. Dr. Li currently serves as an Associate Editor for a number of
journals, including IEEE Access and Cognitive Computation. His research interests include stochastic systems, fuzzy control systems, sliding mode
control, and fault diagnosis and identification.
H. Liao Sichuan University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of H. Liao
Prof. Huchang Liao is a Research Fellow at Business School, Sichuan University, China. He has published 3 monographs, and more than 170 peer-reviewed papers, mainly in high-quality international journals including European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics, Information Sciences, Information Fusion, Knowledge-Based Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Production Economics and many more. He is a Highly Cited Researcher since 2019. He is the Senior Member of IEEE since 2017 and serves as the Editor-In-Chief, Associate Editor, Guest Editor or Editorial Board Member for 30 international journals including Information Fusion (SCI, impact factor: 10.716), Technological and Economic Development of Economy (SSCI, impact factor: 4.344), Computers & Industrial Engineering (SCI, impact factor: 3.518), International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (SCI, impact factor: 3.058), Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (SCI, impact factor: 1.637) and Mathematical Problems in Engineering (SCI, impact factor: 1.179).
A. Majumdar Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Delhi India Biography
Biography of A. Majumdar
Abhijit Majumdar is an Institute Chair Professor in Textile and Fibre engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India (IIT Delhi). He acquired Ph.D in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He also holds M.Tech and MBA from IIT Delhi with specialisation in Textile Engineering and Operations Management, respectively.
His research areas include multi-criteria decision making, soft computing applications, and sustainable supply chain management. He has published 110 research papers in international refereed journals and guided 11 Ph.D students. He has been involved in high value projects with Defense Research and Development Organization, India. He has authored two textbooks, edited three books and compiled one monograph published by CRC press, Woodhead publishers and Taylor and Francis. He is the associate editor of Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India) Series E published by Springer. He is a recipient of Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship (2009-2014) of IIT Delhi, Teaching Excellence Award (2015) of IIT Delhi, Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award (2017) and Best Industry Relevant Masters Project Supervision Award, IIT Delhi (2019).
L. Martinez University of Jaén Jaen Spain Biography
Biography of L. Martinez
He received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Sciences, both from the University of
Granada, Spain, in 1993 and 1999, respectively. Currently, he is Full Professor of Computer
Science Department at the University of Jaén. His current research interests are fuzzy decision
making, linguistic preference modelling, fuzzy systems, decision support systems, personalized
markertin, computing with words and recommender systems.
He co-edited eleven journal special issues on fuzzy preference modelling, soft computing,
linguistic decision making and fuzzy sets theory. He also has published more than 130 papers in
journals indexed by the SCI as well as 33 book chapters and more than 150 contributions in
International Conferences related to his areas.
J. Montero Complutense University of Madrid Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of J. Montero
Javier Montero is a Full Professor at the Department of Statistics and Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematics, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). His research interests are in Aggregation Operators, Preference Representation, Multi-criteria Decision Aid, Group Decision Making, System Reliability Theory, Classification Problems and mainly in the application of Fuzzy Sets Theory. He has been a scientific visitor in more than ten Universities, has served the scientific community as an area editor of several international journals, and has been a member of around one hundred conference program committees. He has been President of the European Association for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT) and Vice-President of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA).
V. Novak University of Ostrava Ostrava Czech Republic Biography
Biography of V. Novak
Prof. Vilem Novak, PhD, DSc. is the director of the Institute for Re-
search and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling of the University of Ostrava, Czech
Republic. The institute (established in 1996) is one of the world renowned sci-
entific workplaces that significantly contributed to the theory and applications
of fuzzy modeling.
V. Novak obtained PhD in mathematical logic at Charles University, Prague
in 1988; DSc. (Doctor of Sciences) in computer science in Polish Academy of
Sciences, Warsaw in 1995; full professor at Masaryk University, Brno in 2001.
His research activities include mathematical fuzzy logic, approximate reason-
ing, mathematical modeling of linguistic semantics, fuzzy control, analysis and
forecasting of time series and various kinds of applications of fuzzy modeling.
He belongs among pioneers of the fuzzy set theory.
He was general chair of the VIIth IFSA’97 World Congress, Prague and of
the international conferences EUSFLAT 2007, Ostrava and EUSFLAT 2019,
Prague. He is member of editorial boards of several scientific journals. He
is often invited to give plenary talks at international conferences and to give
lectures in the universities all over the world.
He is the author or co-author of 5 scientific monographs, 2 edited monographs
and over 280 scientific papers with about 6500 citations. He was awarded in the
International FLINS 2010 Conference in China and obtained the title “IFSA
fellow” in 2017 for his scientific achievements.
S.C. Onar Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of S.C. Onar
Sezi Cevik Onar is an Associate Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department of
Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Management Faculty. She earned her BSc in Industrial
Engineering and MSc in Engineering Management, both from ITU. She completed her Ph.D.
studies at ITU and visited Copenhagen Business School and Eindhoven Technical University
during these studies. Her Ph.D. was on strategic options. Her research interests include
intelligent systems, innovation management, strategic management, business planning and
multiple criteria decision making. She took part as a researcher in many privately and publicly
funded projects such as intelligent system design, organization design, and human resource
management system design.
E. Ozceylan Gaziantep University Gaziantep Turkey Biography
Biography of E. Ozceylan
Eren Özceylan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Gaziantep University. Dr. Özceylan holds an M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Selçuk University Industrial Engineering and Computer Engineering Departments, respectively and he worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Northeastern University in U.S. Dr. Özceylan holds “Science Academy Young Scientific Researchers Award” (BAGEP 2016) and “Young Scientist Award” given by Gaziantep University (2017). Dr. Özceylan’s current research interests include sustainable supply chain network design, GIS-based location and allocation, and disassembly line balancing. Dr. Özceylan has published over fifty peer-reviewed publications in prestigious academic journals. Dr. Özceylan is also one of the members of the Turkish Operational Research Society and INFORMS.
D.U. Ozsahin Near East University North Cybrus Turkey Biography
Biography of D.U. Ozsahin
Associate Prof. Dr. Dilber Uzun Ozsahin is graduated from the Department of the Physics in 2006 from Çukurova University. She has worked at CERN, Geneva during 2008-2010 for her Master thesis. She completed her Master studies in 2010 in Master of Natural and Applied Science, High Energy Physics. She completed her PhD studies on Medical Imaging for Breast Cancer in Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2014. Between 2015-2016, she worked at Gordon Center for Medical Imaging, NMMI Radiology Department, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School as a post-doctoral researcher. She has worked on a new technique called laser induced optical barriers (LIOB) technique to improve nuclear medicine imaging devices cost and performance. Currently, she is working on the Mathematical Modelling and Artificial Intelligence Applications on Healthcare. She has been affiliated at Near East University as a Faculty member in Biomedical Engineering Department since 2016 and DESAM Institute since 2019.
I. Perfilieva University of Ostrava Ostrava Czech Republic Biography
Biography of I. Perfilieva
Professor Irina Perfilieva, Ph.D., Dr. h.c., Prof. h.c., received M.S. (1975) and Ph.D
(1980) from the Lomonosov State University in Moscow, Russia. She is a full professor of
Applied Mathematics in the University of Ostrava and a Head of Theoretical Research
Department of Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling. She is the author
and co-author of six books on mathematical principles of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic and their
applications. She is an area editor of prominent scientific journals and many special issues.
She has published over 270 papers in the area of fuzzy logic, fuzzy approximation, image
processing and fuzzy relation equations.
She received the 1st memorial Da Ruan award, she is an EUSFLAT Honorary Member, and
the IFSA Fellow.
T.D. Pham Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Khobar Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of T.D. Pham
Tuan D. Pham currently holds positions as Professor in AI and Founding Director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia. His previous position was Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Linkoping University. Dr. Pham’s current research focuses on AI and machine learning methods for image processing, time-series analysis, complex networks, and pattern recognition applied to medicine, biology, and mental health.
J. Ren The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Hong Kong China Biography
Biography of J. Ren
Dr. Jingzheng Ren is currently an Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, an Adjunct Associate Professor of University of Southern Denmark and an Associated Senior Research Fellow at Institute for Security & Development Policy (Stockholm, Sweden). He received his Ph.D degree in Industrial Engineering in 2015 from University of Padua, He worked as a full time Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark before moving to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
AMM.S. Ullah Kitami Institute of Technology Kitami Japan Biography
Biography of AMM.S. Ullah
AMM Sharif Ullah is a professor of engineering design and manufacturing at Kitami Institute of Technology and handles an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory. He graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology in 1992 with a BSME degree and Kansai University with both MSME and Ph.D. degrees in 1996 and 1999 respectively. He worked as a full-time faculty member at the Asian Institute of Technology and United Arab Emirates University as an Assistant Professor. He has mentored more than 100 undergraduate/graduate students coming from numerous countries. He researches knowledge-based systems for product realization engineering putting emphasis on creativity, design, manufacturing, operations, sustainability, and systems, and has published more than 140 technical articles in reputed peer-reviewed journals, edited books, and international conference proceedings. Prof. Sharif Ullah serves on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed international journals. His current research focuses on Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Engineering Design, Engineering Education, and Precision Manufacturing.
J.-W. Wang University of Science and Technology Beijing Beijing China Biography
Biography of J.-W. Wang
Dr. Wang Jun-Wei received the B.S. degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and the M.S. degree in System Theory both from Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China, in 2007 and 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Beihang University, Beijing, China, in 2013, respectively. His research interests include distributed parameter systems and intelligent system modeling and control. He serves as a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.
Xianyi Zeng is a full professor in ENSAIT Textile Engineer School, France, Director of
the GEMTEX National Laboratory, and also a guest professor of Donghua University,
Soochow University, Nankai University and Wuhan Textile University. His main
research interests include artificial intelligence, digital fashion, sensory analysis,
intelligent wearable systems, computerized garment design and customized production
management. He has published more than 110 papers in peer-reviewed international
journals and presented more than 170 papers at international conferences, and supervised
more than 30 PhD students.
J. Zhang Southeast University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of J. Zhang
Jianzhong Zhang has been with Southeast University since 2008, where he is currently a Professor in the school of Electrical Engineering. His research interests include power electronics, electrical machines, and renewable power generation. Dr. Zhang was a recipient of the Institution Premium Award of the Institutions of Engineering and Technology, U.K.
B. Öztayşi Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of B. Öztayşi
Başar Öztayşi is an Associate Professor at Industrial Engineering Department of
Istanbul Technical University, where he teaches courses on decision making, data management,
information systems and customer relationship management. His research interests include fuzzy
decision making, data mining and intelligent systems. Başra Öztayşi has more than 120
publications and has edited a book on Supply Chain Management under Fuzziness.
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T.A. Cagri Galatasaray University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of T.A. Cagri
A. Cagri Tolga is an Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering in the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey. His main research directions involve multi-criteria decision making, real options, financial options, game theory, engineering economics, investment analysis, fuzzy logic, innovation management, R&D projects, ERP projects, and urban smart farming. He has published many papers in related areas. He is also an author of 5 book chapters covering various aspects of fuzzy logic, investment analysis, fuzzy probabilities, healthcare, and sustainable energy production.
Dr. Zhen-Song Chen is currently an Assoc. Prof. at the School of Civil
Engineering, Wuhan University. He serves as an Area Editor of IJCIS,
an Associate Editor of JIFS and Kybernetes, an Academic Editor of Complexity, and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Fuzzy
Logic and Modeling in Engineering. His current research interests
include computational semantic analysis, aggregation theory, computing
with words, and group decision analysis.
S.K. De Midnapore College Medinipur India Biography
Biography of S.K. De
De. Sujit Kumar De received his M.Sc. degree from Vidyasagar University, India in the year 1995 and joined as a lecturer in Mathematics at Panskura Banamali College, India in the year 2000. He started his research work in 1998 at Vidyasagar University and received a Ph.D. degree in 2007. He also received M.Ed. degree from the University of Calcutta in the year 2008. His research interests include inventory control/optimization, trade credit, traffic noise modeling, environmental pollution, supply chain management under fuzzy, intuitionistic fuzzy, hesitant fuzzy, cloudy and dense fuzzy, deterministic and stochastic environment. Currently, he is holding the Associate Professor Post and Head of the Department of Mathematics at Midnapore College. He is the reviewer of more than 50 international journals. Also, he has published more than 70 articles in well-reputed journals.
R.M. De Moraes Federal University of Paraíba João Pessoa Brazil Biography
Biography of R.M. De Moraes
Dr. Ronei Marcos de Moraes received BSc in Statistics from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil, 1988). He received his MSc. in Electric Engineering from Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB, Brazil, 1992) and Ph.D. in Applied Computing from the Instituto Nacional de PesquisasEspaciais (INPE, Brazil, 1998). He is a full professor at the Federal University of Paraíba. He has experience in Probability and Statistics, focusing on Multidisciplinary aspects, acting on the following subjects: statistical methods, spatial analysis in public health, fuzzy sets, fuzzy statistics, pattern recognition, computational intelligence, serious games, virtual reality, and skills assessment of training based on virtual reality.
M. Jafari University of Technology Sydney Sydney Australia Biography
Biography of M. Jafari
Mohammad Jafari (M’12–SM’19) received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, in 1998, the M.E. degree in electrical engineering from Guilan University, Rasht, Iran, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia, in 2017. He has been contributed to the design and development of power electronics projects as a Research Engineer and Academician, since 2002. He has authored or coauthored more than 60 journals and peer-reviewed conference papers and two book chapters. His current research interests include power electronic converters, switching mode power supplies, renewable energy systems, and smart micro-grids.
J. Kacprzyk Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw Poland Biography
Biography of J. Kacprzyk
He is Professor of Computer Science at the Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences,
WIT Warsaw School of Information Technology, and Chongqing Three Gorges University. He is also
Professor of Automatic Control at PIAP – Industrial Institute of Automation and Measurements. He is
Full Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Member of Academia Eureopaea, Member of European
Academy of Sciences and Arts, Foreign Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Spanish Royal
Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences (RACEF), Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, and
Flemish Royal Academy of Belgium of Sciences and the Arts.. Fellow of IEEE, IET, IFSA, EurAI
(ECCAI) and SMIA.
P. Pitchipoo P.S.R Engineering College Tamil Nadu India Biography
Biography of P. Pitchipoo
Dr. Pitchipoo Pandian received his degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Industrial Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India. He obtained his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2012. His research interests include welding, composite materials, multi objective optimization, supply chain management, operations management and ergonomics. He is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at P.S.R Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India.He has published 37 articles in
peer reviewed journals and presented papers in more than 100 national and international conferences.
J. Qiao Northwest Normal University Lanzhou China Biography
Biography of J. Qiao
Dr. Junsheng Qiao received the B.S. degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China, in 2012, the M.S. degree in Fundamental Mathematics in Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, in 2015 and the Ph.D. degree in Computational Mathematics from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 2018. He is currently working in the College of Mathematics and Statistics of Northwest Normal University. His current research interests include Fuzzy Logics, Aggregation Functions, Rough Sets and Three-way Decisions.
N. Yaqoob Riphah International University Islamabad Pakistan Biography
Biography of N. Yaqoob
Naveed Yaqoob is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at
Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He received his MS degree and Ph.D
degree in Mathematics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. His research
interests include algebraic structures, algebraic hyperstructures, fuzzy algebraic structures, fuzzy
algebraic hyperstructures, fuzzy sets, rough set, soft sets, fuzzy graphs, fuzzy finite state
automata, fuzzy aggregation operators and fuzzy decision making. He is the author of around
100 research papers. He serves as a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.