Xia Hong,  Professor of Computational Intelligence

Address:  Department of Computer Science, University of Reading,  Reading,  RG6 6AY,UK. Email:  x.hong@reading.ac.uk, Tel: 01183788222







Brief Biography: Dr Xia Hong (洪霞)received her university education at National University of Defense Technology, P.R.China (BSc, 1984, MSc, 1987), and University of Sheffield, UK (PhD, 1998), all in Automatic Control. She worked as a research assistant in Beijing Institute of Systems Engineering, Beijing, China from 1987-1993. She worked as a research fellow in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at University of Southampton from 1997-2001. She was appointed as lecturer (2001),  Reader (2009) and then Professor (2013).





§  Research Interests     Neurofuzzy systems, nonlinear system modelling and identification, learning theory and neural networks, optimization algorithms, multi-sensor data fusion, pattern recognition and classifier design, signal processing for control and communications, bioinformatics.  


§  Recent Research Grants


ARC, “A Probabilistic Framework for Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction  Algorithms”,     

  01/01/13 to  31/12/15, AUD$210,000 (Partner Investigator)

EPSRC, “Real Time Model Adaptation for Non-Stationary Systems”  

  01/01/10 to  31/12/12, £105,294 (CI)

EPSRC, “Imbalanced Data Set Modelling and Classification for Life Threatening/Safety Critical Applications”,    01/04/09 to 31/03/12, £ 102,020 (PI)

EPSRC, “Nonlinear Models Design and Construction Algorithms (nomdec)”,

 01/01/03 to 31/12/05, £75,246 (PI)

  • Professional Activities and Recognition

Associate editor of International Journal of System Science

IPC Member of several international conferences

Senior Member of IEEE

Referee for more than 10 high quality journals