Invited Speaker---Dr. Huchang Liao, Research Fellow

Research Fellow, Sichuan University, China

Biography: Dr. Huchang Liao is a Research Fellow at Business School, Sichuan University, China. He received his Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2015. He has published 3 monographs, and more than 180 peer-reviewed papers, many in high-quality international journals including European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics, Information Sciences, Information Fusion, Knowledge-Based Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Production Economics, among others. He is a Highly Cited Researcher since 2019. He is the Senior Member of IEEE since 2017, and serves as the Editor-In-Chief, Associate Editor, Guest Editor or Editorial Board Member for 30 international journals, including Information Fusion (SCI, impact factor: 10.716), Technological and Economic Development of Economy (SSCI, impact factor: 4.344), Computers & Industrial Engineering (SCI, impact factor: 3.518), International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (SCI, impact factor: 3.058), Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (SCI, impact factor: 1.637) and Mathematical Problems in Engineering (SCI, impact factor: 1.179).

Research Interests: Multiple criteria decision analysis under uncertainty, Business intelligence and data science, Cognitive computing, Fuzzy set and systems, Healthcare management, Evidential reasoning theory with applications in big data analytics, etc.