Van-Nam Huynh received the BS degree (1990) from Quy-Nhon University and the Ph.D. degree (1999) from Institute of Information Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, both in Mathematics. After serving as a lecturer in the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science at Quy-Nhon University for over ten years, he joined in 2003 the School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), where he rose through the ranks and is currently a Professor. He was a recipient of the postdoctoral fellowship from the Inoue Foundation for Science, Japan, in the fiscal year 2001. He was also a Visiting Professor at Thailand's National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) in 2019, Adjunct Professor at Chiang Mai University, Thailand during 2015-2017, and Part-time Lecturer at Tsukuba University, Japan during 2011-2015. His current research interests include decision analysis and management science, data mining and machine learning, modelling and reasoning with uncertain knowledge, multi-agent systems, kansei information processing and applications. He has published more than 150 refereed scientific papers, and (co-)edited over fifteen Springer volumes and seven special issues for International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Annals of Operations Research, and Data and Knowledge Engineering.
Dr. Huynh currently serves as an Associate Editor of International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (Elsevier) and International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IGI Global), and an Editorial Board Member of the new journal ARRAY (Elsevier).