Witold Pedrycz (IEEE Life Fellow) is Professor in the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton,
Canada. He is also with the Systems Research Institute of the Polish
Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Pedrycz is a foreign member of
the Polish Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of
Canada. He is a recipient of several awards including Norbert Wiener
award from the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, IEEE Canada
Computer Engineering Medal, a Cajastur Prize for Soft Computing from the
European Centre for Soft Computing, a Killam Prize, a Fuzzy Pioneer
Award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and 2019
Meritorious Service Award from the IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics
His main research directions involve Computational Intelligence, Granular Computing, and Machine Learning, among others.
Professor Pedrycz serves as an Editor-in-Chief of Information Sciences, Editor-in-Chief of WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (Wiley), and Co-editor-in-Chief of Int. J. of Granular Computing (Springer) and J. of Data Information and Management (Springer).