Yuhua Qian, Professor
Yuhua Qian, male, Doctor, was born in 1976. He is professor, doctoral supervisor, and head of the Institute of Big Data Science and Industry of Shanxi University. He is also Deputy Director of the Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Computational Intelligence and Chinese Information Processing. In 2018, he was selected as one of Highly Cited Researchers. He conducted research on artificial intelligence, big data, data mining and machine learning. As for awards, Qian won the National Outstanding Youth Fund, and he was selected as Sanjin Scholars, top-notch creative talents for young and middle-aged people in Shanxi Province, New Century Talents of the Ministry of Education, Academic Technology Leader of Shanxi Province, senior expert contacted by the Provincial Party Committee and Young Academic Leader in Shanxi Province. He is also Deputy Director of the Granular Computing and Knowledge Discovery Professional Committee, Standing Committee Member of the Knowledge Engineering and Distributed Intelligence Committee, and Member of the Machine Learning Committee of the Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence. Besides, he is member of the Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Professional Committee of the Chinese Computer Society, and one of the chairmen of the Outstanding Doctoral Forum of the China Computer Federation (CCF).
In recent years, Qian has presided over and participated in more than 20 national-level projects such as the National Key Research and Development Program, the National Natural Science Foundation Outstanding Youth Fund, the National Natural Science Foundation Key Project, the New Century Talent Program Project of the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Education Social Science Key Project. He carried out systematic research on the common problems in the fields of granular computing, machine learning, evolutionary intelligence, associative learning, complex network analysis, etc. Besides, he published over 100 papers in the international journals such as SCI, Artificial Intelligence, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, and Pattern Recognition. With efforts, he won 2 invention patents.
As for awards, Qian also won the first prize of Shanxi Science and Technology Award (Natural Science), Special Prize of Baosteel Education Fund of Ministry of Education, CCF Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, "May 4th Youth Medal" of Shanxi Province and the National Nomination Award for 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertations. From 2014 to 2018, he was selected in succession into the Elsevier China Highly Cited Scholars List.