Professor Nikola Kasabov

Prof. Nikola Kasabov

Director KEDRI

Phone: +64 9 921 9506

Email: nkasabov@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

KEDRI
Auckland University of Technology
AUT Tower
Level 7
Corner Rutland and Wakefield Street
Auckland



Postal Address:
KEDRI
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

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More information about Professor Nikola Kasabov

Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute (KEDRI)

Qualifications:

  • PhD (Math. Sciences), Technical University, Sofia, 1975
  • MSc (Applied Math.), Technical University, Sofia, 1972
  • MSc (Comp. Science and Eng.), Technical University, Sofia, 1971

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), since 1994, Fellow 2010
  • RSNZ  (Royal Society of New Zealand), since 1996, Fellow, 2001
  • NZCS (New Zealand Computer Society), since 1992, Fellow 2002
  • INNS (International Neural Network Society) since 1995, Senior Member, 2008
  • APNNA (Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly) – since 1993 as a co-founder.

Biography:

Nikola K Kasabov is the Director of the Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute and Personal Chair of Knowledge Engineering in the School of Computer and Information Sciences, AUT.

He has published over 600 works, among them journal papers, text books, edited research books and monographs, conference papers, book chapters, edited conference proceedings, patents and authorship certificates in the area of intelligent systems, connectionist and hybrid connectionist systems, fuzzy systems, expert systems, speech recognition, bioinformatics, neurocomputing and neural networks. These works has been cited more than 10,000 times.

Prof. Kasabov is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Institute for IT Professionals. He is Past President and Board member of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) and the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA). Prof. Kasabov is Advisory- Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
 
Prof. Kasabov is the General Chairman of a series of biannual international conferences on Neurocomputing in New Zealand.  He has been awarded several prestigious awards, such as : the INNS Gabor Award (2012); the APNNA Outstanding Achievement Award (2012); The Bayer Science Innovator Award (2007); The Royal Society of New Zealand Silver Medal (2001). He is a co-editor in chief of the Springer Evolving Systems journal an Associate Editor of numerous international journals.

Prof. Kasabov’s main areas of expertise are:
  • Information Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence (Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Evolutionary Computation)
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Brain-like computing and neuroinformatics
  • Signal, Speech and Image Processing
  • Parallel Computer Systems

Teaching Areas:

  • Neuroinformatics
  • Data mining and knowledge engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Machine learning
  • Neural Networks

Research Areas:

  • Information Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence (Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Evolutionary Computation)
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Brain-like computing and neuroinformatics
  • Signal, Speech and Image Processing
  • Parallel Computer Systems

Current Research Projects:

  • A novel neurocomputing technology - NeuCube
  • Tripartite NZ-China agreement: SJTU-XU-AUT
  • Project related to European Union FP7
  • AUT SRIF project ‘Intellecte’


Last updated: 13-Aug-2015 11.32am

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