Dr. Yanqing Zhang is currently an Associated Professor of the Computer Science Department at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. He received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of South Florida in 1997.
His research interests include hybrid intelligent systems, computational intelligence, machine learning, data mining, neural networks, fuzzy logic, evolutionary computation, kernel machines, bioinformatics, brain informatics, health informatics, computational Web intelligence, green computing, granular computing, Yin-Yang computation, nature-inspired computing, swarm intelligence, intelligent agents for e-Business and e-Security, intelligent cloud computing, and intelligent wireless mobile computing.
He has co-authored two books, co-edited two books and four conference proceedings. He published 18 book chapters, 76 journal papers and over 150 conference/workshop papers.
He has served as a Reviewer for 65 international journals and as a program committee member over 140 international conferences and workshops. He is Program Co-Chair: the 2013 IEEE/ACM/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence. He was Program Co-Chair of 2009 International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Program Co-Chair and Bioinformatics Track Chair of IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering and Program Co-Chair of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing.
He is Managing Editor of International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine. He is Editor of Journal of Advances in Information Technology. He is Associate Editor of Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, and Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics. He is an Editorial Board member of International Journal of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence, and International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research.
He received Outstanding Academic Service Award at IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (IEEE BIBE 2007), Achievement Award of the 2007 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing, and 2005 IEEE-Granular Computing Outstanding Service Award at 2005 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (IEEE-GrC2005).
He is a member of the Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Technical Committee, and the Data Mining Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.