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, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Dean of the School of Artificial Intelligence, 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 has wide research interests, mainly including machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition and artificial intelligence. He authored the books "Ensemble Methods: Foundations and Algorithms (2012)", "Evolutionary Learning: Advances in Theories and Algorithms (2019)", etc, published more than 200 papers in top-tier international journals/conferences, and holds 20+ patents. He received various awards/honors such as the National Natural Science Award of China (2013), the IEEE Computer Society Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award (2019), the CCF-ACM Artificial Intelligence Award (2020), the ACML Distinguished Contribution Award (2019), the PAKDD Distinguished Contribution Award (2016), the IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award (2016),  the IEEE CIS Outstanding Early Career Award (2013), the Microsoft Professorship Award (2006), and fourteen international paper/competition awards. He is a foreign member of the Academy of Europe, and Fellow of the ACM, AAAI, AAAS, IEEE, IAPR, IET/IEE, CCF, and CAAI.

He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers of Computer Science, Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Science China Information Sciences, Action Editor or Associate Editor of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, National Science Review, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, ACM Trans. Knowledge Discovery from Data, etc., and on the advisory board of AI Magazine. He served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Science Bulletin (2008-2014), Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. Knowledge and Data Engineering (2008-2012), IEEE Trans. Neural Networks and Learning Systems (2014-2017), ACM Trans. Intelligent Systems and Technology (2009-2017), Neural Networks (2014-2016), etc. He founded ACML (Asian Conference on Machine Learning). He serves/ed as Steering Committee chair of ACML (2012-2018) and Life member, Steering Committee vice chair of PRICAI, Steering Committee Life member of PAKDD, Steering Committee member of ICDM (2016-2020), Trustee of IJCAI (2018-2023), Advisory Committee member of IJCAI (2015-2016), Program Chair of IJCAI 2021, AAAI 2019, ICDM 2015, SDM 2013, etc., General Chair of ICDM 2016, PAKDD (2014, 2019), etc., Workshop Chair of ICDM 2014, KDD (2012, 2016), etc., Tutorial Chair of KDD 2013, CIKM 2014, etc., and (Senior) Area Chair of various conferences including NeurIPS, ICML, etc.

He is/was the Chair of the IEEE CIS Data Mining Technical Committee (2015-2016), Vice Chair of the IEEE Nanjing Section (2011-), Founding Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Nanjing Chapter (2008-2017), Vice President of the CAAI (China Association of Artificial Intelligence, 2019-), Standing Council Member of the CCF (China Computer Federation, 2016-), Chair of the CAAI-ML (2006-2015) and CCF-AI (2012-2019), President of the Jiangsu Association of Artificial Intelligence (2017-), and President of the Jiangsu Computer Society (2019-).

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