Dr. Zongmin Ma is currently a full professor of Computer Science and Engineering
in the College of Information Science and Engineering at Northeastern University,
China. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2001 from the City University of Hong Kong.
His research interests include fuzzy sets and intelligent database modeling, knowledge
management, intelligent information processing in databases, intelligent systems,
semantic Web and Ontology, life science data management, and content-based image
retrieval. He has published over 50 research papers in refereed international journals
and conference proceedings, and has authored/edited nine books.
He is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of
Metadata, the Semantics and Ontologies, International Journal of Services and Standards,
and the Journal of Digital Information Management. He has also served on the program
committees of several international conferences. He has been a track/session (co-)chair
of several international conferences. Dr. Ma is a member of the IEEE.