HUA Yunsheng

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HUA Yunsheng

Benjamin W. Wah
Education

B.S. EECS, Columbia University (1974) M.S. EECS, Columbia University (1975)
M.S. Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (1976)
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (1979)

Academic Positions and Appointments

Provost and Wei Lun Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2010-present) Chair, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (2013-15) Director, Advanced Digitial Sciences Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2008-2009) Franklin W. Woeltge Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2004-2011) Franklin W. Woeltge Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2017-present) Robert T. Chien Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (1998-2003) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989-present) Professor of Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989-present) Program Director, Microelectronics Systems Architecture Program, National Science Foundation (1988-89) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1985-1989) Associate Professor of Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1985-1989) Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University (1984-1985) Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University (1978-1984)

Current Research Interests

Nonlinear programming, mixed-integer programming, and applications in financial engineering Multimedia signal processing, voice-over-IP, and computer networks Artificial Intelligence, planning and scheduling, and satisfiability

Service in the IEEE Computer Society

Chair, R. E. Merwin Award Committee (2009) Chair, Governance Committee (2006-08) IEEE-CS Representative to the Computer Research Association (2006-08) Past President (2002) President (2001) President-Elect (2000) Elected First Vice President for Publications (1999) Elected Second Vice President for Publications (1998) Treasurer and Executive Committee member (1997) Elected Governing Board member (1989-93, 1996-98) Publications Board (1989-1996) Press Activities Board (1991-1996) Membership Activities Board (1993) Computer Society representative to IEEE Neural Network Council (1992-93, 1995-1998) Fellow Evaluation Committee (member: 1993-95, vice chair: 1996, chair 1997) Elections Committee (2009) Distinguished Visitor (1983-86, 1989-92)

Journal Editorial Boards

Knowledge and Information Systems (Honorary Editor-in-Chief: since 1998) IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering (Editor-in-Chief: 1993-96, Associate Editor-in-Chief: 1989-92) Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, Wiley (Editor-in-Chief: 2002-2009) Information Science (Associate Editor: 1988-93, 2004-present; Senior Associate Editor: 1988-2003) Int'l Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (Editor: 1991-present) Neural Processing Letters (Editor: 1999-2008) World Wide Web Journal (Editor: 2001-present) Int'l Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics (Editor: 2007-present) Chinese Journal on Electronics (Editor: 1996-present) IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering (Editor: 1985-88) ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (Advisory Board Member: 2009-present) Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (Area Editor: 1985-95, Advisory Board: 1999-present) Journal of VLSI Signal Processing (Editor: 1994-present) Parallel Algorithms and Applications (Editor: 1997-2004) Guest Editor for 15 special issues

Conference Chairs/Cochairs

Gordon Research Conference, Advanced Health Informatics, Hong Kong, PR China (2016: Chair) Xiangshan Science Conference, Xiangshan, PR China (2012: Co-Conf. Chair) Int'l Conf. on Cloud and Service Computing, HK Polytechnic University (2011: Honorary Conf. Chair) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Ubi-Media Computing (2010: Honorary General Chair) A*STAR Asia Pacific Summit and Conference (2010) ACM Int'l Workshop on Ambient Media Computing: Media Data Integration (2009) Engineering Panel, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (2006-09) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (2008) Int'l Workshop on Interactive Digital Entertainment Technologies (2008, 2009) Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (2007) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Electronics and Information Technology Convergence (2007) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Mining (2006) IEEE/WIC/ACM Int'l Conf. on Web Intelligence (2006) IEEE Int'l Conf. on E-Business Engineering (2006: Honorary General Chair) 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Agent Technology (2006) IEEE/IPSJ Symposium on Applications and the Internet (2004) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2004) Int'l Conf. on Computer Networks and Mobile Computing (2003) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Information Technology (2002, 2008) IEEE Int'l Symp. on Multimedia Software Engineering (2002) 6th Pacafic-Asia Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (2002) 2nd SPIE Int'l Symp. on Multispectral Image Processing And Pattern Recognition (2001) SDPS Integrated Design and Process Technology Conf. (2000) First Asia-Pacific Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (1999) SDPS Integrated Process and Design Technology Conference (2000) First Asia-Pacific Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (1999: Honorary General Chair) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (1998) IEEE Knowledge Engineering Exchange Workshop, Honorary General Chair (1997) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Neural Networks (1996) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Application Specific Array Processing (1994) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (1993) National Science Foundation HPCC Workshop: Vision, Natural Language and Speech Processing, and Artificial Intelligence (1992) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Engineering (1987)

Conference Program Chairs/Co-Program Chairs

IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Mining (2005) IFIP World Congress (2000) IEEE Symposium on Application-Specific System and Software Engineering, (1999) International Symposium on Internet Technology (1998) IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (1995) Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (1994) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Application Specific Array Processing (1993) Int'l Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Systems (1993) Int'l Computer Symposium (1992) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (1991) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (1991) Int'l Conf. on Parallel Processing (1990) IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Engineering (1986)

Awards

International Awards: University of California, Berkeley, Distinguished Alumni Award in Computer Science, For leadership in the development of international programs in Computer Science and Engineering (2011) IEEE Computer Society Tsutomu Kanai Award (2008); Acceptance Speech (2009); also in Illinois ECE news IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace-McDowell Award (2006) Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Outstanding Research Award for outstanding research in electronics, information science, communications or related fields (2006) WIC Outstanding Contribution Award Web Intelligence Consortium, for landmark contributions to web intelligence and nonlinear optimization (2006) Raymond T. Yeh Life Time Achievement Award, Society for Design and Process Science (2003) IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000) Fellows: Fellow, IEEE (1990) Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2004) Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (2004) Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (2010) Fellow, Society for Design and Process Science (1997) Endowed Professorships and Scholars: University Scholar Faculty Excellence Award University of Illinois (1989-91) Fujitsu Visiting Chair Professor of Intelligence Engineering, Tokyo University (1992) McKay Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (1994) Robert T. Chien Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana (1998-2003) Sun Yun-suan Honorary Chair Professor, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan (2001-2005) Franklin W. Woeltge Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana (2004-present) Technical Achievement Awards: IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (1998) IEEE-CS Tech. Committee on Distributed Processing, Outstanding Achievement Award (2007) CCF Overseas Outstanding Contributions Award, China Computer Federation (2012); Interview Report. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (1999) Best Paper Awards: IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (1981) Best Paper Award, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (2005) Best Paper Award, Journal of Global Optimization (2001) C. V. Ramamoorthy Best Paper Award, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (1999) International Competitions: 1st Prize, Suboptimal Temporal Metric Track, and 2nd Prize, Suboptimal Propostional Track, 4th International Planning Competition (with Y. X. Chen and C. W. Hsu, June 6, 2004) 1st Prize, Satisficing Planning, 5th International Planning Competition (with C. W. Hsu, Y. Huang, and Y. X. Chen, June 6-10, 2006) 1st Prize, Temporal Satisficing Planning Track, 6th International Planning Competition (with C. W. Hsu, Sept. 14-18, 2008); also in Illinois ECE news Teaching Awards: Exemplary Teaching Award, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1998-99. Some Serivice Awards: IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Distinguished Service Award; also in Computer Magazine announcement (2006) IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Outstanding Service Award (2010) IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Contributions Certificate (1992) IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Awards (1991, 2001) IEEE Computer Society President, 2001)