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mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;} </style> <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1027"/> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapelayout v:ext="edit"> <o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1"/> </o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--> </head> <body bgcolor=white lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=WordSection1> <h1><span lang=EN-US style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Welcome to Qiang <span class=SpellE>Shen's</span> Personal Page<o:p></o:p></span></h1> <h3><span lang=EN-US style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>General<o:p></o:p></span></h3> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>I am a professor, and Pro Vice-Chancellor (for Faculty of Business and Physical Sciences) at <a href="http://www.aber.ac.uk/"><span class=SpellE>Aberystwyth</span> University</a>. </span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>I am a <a href="https://www.learnedsociety.wales/fellow/qiang-shen/">Fellow</a> of the <a href="https://www.learnedsociety.wales/">Learned Society of Wales</a> (the national academy of Wales), and a member of UK <a href="http://www.ref.ac.uk">Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021</a> Sub-panel 11: Computer Science and Informatics. I was also a panel member for <a href="http://www.ref.ac.uk/2014/">REF 2014</a>. </span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>Very proudly, I was a <a href="http://www.london2012.com/olympic-torch-relay">London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay</a> torchbearer, nominated to carry the Olympic torch in celebration of the centenary of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing">Alan Turing</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <h3><span lang=EN-US style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><pp2>Research<o:p></o:p></span></h3> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>My major research interests include: computational intelligence, fuzzy and qualitative systems, reasoning and learning under uncertainty, pattern recognition, data mining, and real-world applications of such techniques for decision support (e.g., crime detection, space exploration, consumer profiling, systems monitoring, and medical diagnosis). </span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>I am privileged to have worked with many colleagues who have made considerable contributions to the research I have been engaged with. These colleagues include:</span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://users.aber.ac.uk/qqs/research/current_people.html">Current RAs and PhD Students</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://users.aber.ac.uk/qqs/research/recent_people.html">Recent RAs and PhD Students</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://users.aber.ac.uk/qqs/research/authors.html">Co-authors of published papers</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>I have been involved in many professional activities, nationally and internationally. E.g., I have served as chair/co-chair/vice chair of, and presented a keynote lecture at, numerous national and international conferences, and I have been a long-serving associate editor/editorial board member of the following leading international journals amongst several others:</span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=91">IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://www.ieeesmc.org/publications/">IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><a href="http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505545/description#description">Fuzzy Sets and Systems</a></span></p> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>I have published 2 research monographs and over 370 peer-refereed papers (including a small number of those published in Chinese). A number of my papers have received prestigious international prizes, including one Outstanding IEEE Transactions Paper Award. Here is a list of my <a href="http://users.aber.ac.uk/qqs/research/publications/publication.html">recent publications</a>. <span class=GramE>Comments and discussion welcome.</span> <br> (Contact for details of my publications from 1983 to 2003, if interested.)</span></p> <h3><span lang=EN-US style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Contact<o:p></o:p></span></h3> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>See my <a href="http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/cs/staff-list/staff_profiles/?staff_id=qqs">official homepage</a>.</span></p> <h3><span lang=EN-US style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Disclaimer<o:p></o:p></span></h3> <p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>The information provided on this and other pages by me, Qiang Shen (<a href="mailto:qqs@aber.ac.uk">qqs@aber.ac.uk</a>), is under my own personal responsibility and not that of <span class=SpellE>Aberystwyth</span> University. Similarly, any opinions expressed are my own and are in no way to be taken as those of <span class=SpellE>Aberystwyth</span> University.</span></p> </div> </body> </html>