Yaochu Jin, Westlake University, China

IEEE Fellow, Member of Academia Europaea


Yaochu Jin (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in automatic control from Zhejiang University, in 1988, 1991 and 1996, respectively, and the Dr.Ing, degree in neuroinformatics from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany in 2001. He joined the Westlake University in October 2023 as a Chair Professor of AI, leading the Trustworthy and General Al Laboratory. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Al with the Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Germany from 2021 to 2023, and a Distinguished Chair, Professor in Computational Intelligence with the Department of Computer Science, University of Surrey, UK. He was a Finland Distinguished Professor with the University of JyvAskyla, Finland, Changjiang Distinguished Visiting Professor with Northeastern University, China, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. His main research interests include multi-objective and data-driven evolutionary optimization, evolutionary multi-objective learning, trustworthy AI, and evolutionary developmental AI. Professor Jin is presently the President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and the Editor-in-Chief of Complex & Intelligent Systems. He is the recipient of the 2018, 2021 and 2023 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award, and the 2015, 2017, and 2020 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine Outstanding Paper Award. He was named by the Clarivate as a Highly Cited Researcher from 2019 to 2023 consecutively. He is a Member of Academia Europaea and Fellow of IEEE.