Dr. Jacek M. Zurada is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He served as Department Chair and is now a University Scholar. He has authored several textbooks and over 360 publications in computational intelligence, image/signal processing, bioinformatics and microelectronic systems that have resulted in about 6000 citations.
Dr. Zurada’s academic teaching emphasizes in-depth, project-based learning that enables electrical/computer engineers to stay current as technology evolves during their careers. He has also served industry as a consultant and short course lecturer.
He is active in the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and was its President (2004-’05) and Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (1998-’03). Dr. Zurada has held several IEEE leadership positions in the Publication Services and Products and Technical Activities Boards, including Chair of the Periodicals Committee (2010-11). He is an IEEE Fellow and has received other distinctions including honorary doctorates.