Professor Zhou Zhihua is currently the director of the Department of Computer Science and Technology of Nanjing University, the dean of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence, and a member of the academic committee of the school. Founder of the Institute of Machine Learning and Data Mining (LAMDA). Foreign academician of the European Academy of Sciences, ACM/AAAI/AAAS/IEEE/IAPR Fellow. Mainly engaged in research work in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining. There are Ensemble Methods: Foundations and Algorithms (2012) and Machine Learning (2016). In the field of top international journals and top international conference papers more than 200 papers, according to Google Scholar statistics, said that more than 35,000 times cited, H-index factor of 90. Holding 24 invention patents, it has a wide range of applications in the industry. He won the second prize of the National Natural Science, the first prize of the Natural Science of the Ministry of Education, the "Wang Selection Award" of the Chinese Computer Society, and the Asia Pacific Data Mining Excellence Contribution Award. He is the executive editor of Frontiers of Computer Science, "Machine Learning", "IEEE PAMI", and editor of the journal "ACM TKDD". Sponsor of the Asian Machine Learning Conference (ACML). Chairman of the IEEE ICDM 2016 Conference, Chairman of the AAAI 2019 Program Committee, and will serve as Chairman of the IJCAI 2021 Program Committee. Director of the Artificial Intelligence Committee of the Chinese Computer Society, former chairman of the IEEE CIS Data Mining Technical Committee.