Prof. Nikola K. Kasabov is Marie Curie Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Institute for Neuroinformatics, ETH/UZH funded by the EU Marie Curie IIF EvoSpike Project (http://ncs.ethz.ch/projects/evospike). He is the Director and the Founder of the Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research Institute (KEDRI, www.kedri.info) and Professor of Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. He is Fellow of IEEE and Distinguished IEEE CIS Lecturer (2011-2013), also a Fellow of RSNZ. He obtained his Masters degree in computing and electrical engineering (1971) and PhD in mathematical sciences (1975) from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria where he worked until 1998. Afterwards he has also worked at the University of Essex, UK and the University of Otago, NZ. He has published more than 450 papers, books and patents in the areas of computational intelligence, neural networks, bioinformatics, neuroinformatics. Prof. Kasabov was the President of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) for 2009 and 2010 and now he is a Governor of INNS. He is a Past President of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) and a Guest Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Among his awards are the INNS Gabor Award (2012), the Bayer Innovation Award (2007), the APPNA Excellence Award (2005), the RSNZ Science and Technology Medal (2002) and numerous IEEE best paper awards. He has given more than 50 keynote and plenary talks at international conferences and served as a chair and a committee member of numerous IEEE, ICONIP, ANNES and other international conferences. More than 35 PhD students have graduated under his supervision.
Location: INI/ETH/UZh Zurich and KEDRI/AUT, Auckland NZ
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