Hamid (Abdelhamid) Bouchachia is a Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems, leading the Machine Intelligence Research Group, Department of Computing and Informatics, Faculty of Science and Technology, UK. He is holder of an Engineering degree, Master, Ph.D and a habilitation degree. He was also a Post Doc at the University of Alberta, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Edmonton, Canada.
His research encompasses various topics of Artificial intelligence and Data Science and their applications (Ubiquitous health and medical science, smart environments and industrial monitoring; smart energy; smart agriculture, assistive technologies and pattern recognition, in particular, scalable machine learning and distributed artificial intelligence, scalable online, active, semi-supervised learning for data streams, scalable pattern recognition including deep learning and hierarchical (graphical) models, reasoning and decision making and big data technologies and high-performance computing for machine learning. He has published more than 140 papers in international journals and conferences and edited a dozen of volumes and special issues as guest editor. He organised a number of international events (conferences, workshops as well as special sessions). He founded the International Conference on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems (ICAIS). He serves as program committee member for numerous international conferences and Associate Editor of Evolving Systems and acts as member of Evolving Intelligent Systems (EIS) Technical Committee (TC) of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, the IEEE Task-Force for Adaptive and Evolving Fuzzy Systems and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He supervised 7 postdoctoral researchers and 12 PhD students to completion.