Zhi-Hua Zhou received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Nanjing University, China, in 1996, 1998 and 2000, respectively, all with the highest honor. He joined the Department of Computer Science & Technology of Nanjing University as an Assistant Professor in 2001, and at present he is a Professor, Deputy Dean of the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Standing Deputy Director of the National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, and Founding Director of  LAMDA (the Institute of Machine Learning and Data Mining) at Nanjing University. He is a Fellow of the ACM, AAAI, AAAS, IEEE, IAPR, IET/IEE, CCF.

He has wide research interests, mainly including machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition and artificial intelligence. He authored the book "Ensemble Methods: Foundations and Algorithms", published more than 150 papers in premium international journals or conferences, and holds 18 patents. He has been awarded with various honors such as the National Natural Science Award of China (2013), the IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award (2016), the PAKDD Distinguished Contribution Award (2016),  the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Early Career Award (2013), the Microsoft Professorship Award (2006), and twelve international paper/competition awards.

He serves/ed on editorial boards of 16 SCI(E) journals. Currenlty he serves as an Executive Editor-in-Chief of the Frontiers of Computer Science, Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Science China: Information Science, Associate Editor of the several ACM/IEEE Transactions, etc. He served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Science Bulletin (2008-2014), IEEE Trans. Knowledge and Data Engineering (2008-2012), etc. He founded ACML and serves as Steering Committee Chair. He also serves/ed as Steering Committee member of ICDM, PAKDD and PRICAI, Advisory Committee member of IJCAI'15-'16, General Chair of ADMA'12, PCM'13PAKDD'14, ICDM'16, etc., Program Committee Chair of PRICAI'08, SDM'13, ICDM'15, IJCAI'15 Machine Learning Track, etc., Workshop Chair of KDD'12, ICDM'14, KDD'16, etc., Tutorial Chair of KDD'13, CIKM'14, etc., Panel Chair of MM'15, Special Session Chair of WCCI'16, and Area Chair of various conferences. He also chaired many domestic conferences in China.

He is the Chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Technical Committee of the CCF (China Computer Federation), Vice Chair of the IEEE Nanjing Section, and Vice Chair of the Jiangsu Computer Society. He was the Chair of the Machine Learning Technnical Committee of  the CAAI (Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence) (2006-2015), the Chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Data Mining & Big Data Analytics Technical Committee (2015-2016), the Founding Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Nanjing Chapter (2008-2017), and  a member of the IEEE CS Fellow Evaluation Committee (2015).

Zhi-Hua Zhou's URL is at http://cs.nju.edu.cn/zhouzh/