Monday, 20th July, 2020
Humberto Bustince is full professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence in the Public University of Navarra and Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham. He is the main researcher of the Artificial Intelligence and Approximate Reasoning group of the former University, whose main research lines are both theoretical (aggregation and pre-aggregation functions, information and comparison measures, fuzzy sets and extensions) and applied (image processing, classification, machine learning, data mining, big data and deep learning). He has led 11 I+D public-funded research projects, at a national and at a regional level. He has been in charge of research projects collaborating with first-line private companies in fields such as banking, removable energies or security, among others. He has taken part in two international research projects.
He has co-authored more than 240 works, according to Web of Science, in conferences and international journals, most of them in journals of the first quartile of JCR. Moreover, six of these works are also among the highly cited papers of the last ten years, according to Science Essential Indicators of Web of Science. He is editor-in-chief of the online magazine Mathware&Soft Computing of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and technologies, EUSFLAT) and of the Axioms journal. He is associated editor of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems journal and member of the editorial board of the journals Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Information Fusion, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems and Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems.
He is Senior member of the IEEE Association and Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA). He is also a member of Jakiunde (Basque Academy of Science, Arts and Literature) since 2018. In 2017, he received the Cross of Carlos III el Noble from the Government of Navarra, and, in 2019, the Spanish Santesmases National Award of Computer Science and the EUSFLAT Scientific Excellence Award.