Wen-Yang Lin received his B. S. and M. S. both in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University in 1988 and 1990, respectively. He then received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1994.

   In 1996, he joined the Department of Information Management at I-Shou University and become Professor and served as the department Chair in 2003. From 2004 to 2007, he has chaired the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National University of Kaohsiung and currently is a Professor. His research interests include data warehousing, data mining, and evolutionary computation. He is also interested in the area of sparse matrix technology and large-scale supercomputing.

   Dr. Lin is regular reviewer for major journals and conferences, and has co-edited several special issues of renown international journals, (co-)authored more than 100 refereed publications, served as co-chair, a member of program committees and organized special sessions for many international conferences, including IEEE SMC, JIS, NBiS, ICS, and KES. He is a member of IEEE, the Taiwanese AI Association and the Institute of Information and Computing Machinery.