AUT - Nikola Kasabov

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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
Level 3, Duthie Whyte Building,
120 Mayoral Drive, Cnr Mayoral Drive and Wakefield St
Auckland 1010
New Zealand



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:

  • 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 currently the Director of the Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute and Personal Chair of Knowledge Engineering in the School of Information Technology, AUT.

He has published over 350 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.

Prof. Kasabov is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Computer Society, President of the International Neural Network Society (INNS), Past President of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) and also a member of INNS, ENNS, and the IEEE Computer Society. Recently Prof. Kasabov was endowed the title of ‘Guest 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.  In 2007 Prof. Kasabov was awarded The Bayer Science Innovator Award. He received The Royal Society of New Zealand Silver Medal for contribution to Science and Technology in 2001. He is an Associate Editor of numerous international journals and a leader of a National Research Programme funded by FRST.

Prof. Kasabov’s main areas of expertises:
  • 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:

  • Data mining and knowledge engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Knowledge engineering and intelligent systems
  • Evolving connectionist systems
  • Data, information and knowledge
  • Intelligent systems
  • Neural networks and fuzzy systems
  • Programming techniques
  • Expert systems
  • Parallel processing
  • Analysis and synthesis of algorithms
  • Computing

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:

  • On-Line Analysis of Large Streams of Data for Cyber Security - NICT, Japan
  • Decision Support System for Pest Management - CORE Bioprotection, Lincoln University
  • Project related to the Tripartite China agreement
  • Commercialisation of a Patent
  • Project related to European Union FP7
  • Subcontracted Participation on Bioinformatics in a funded AUT HRC Project led by Prof. V. Feigin

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