Professor Zhi-liang Zhu received the M.S. degree in Computer Applications and the PhD degree in Computer Science from the Northeastern University, China. He is a Fellow of the China Institute of Communications, and a member of Software Engineering Education Instruction Committee of Education Ministry Expert of SOA Standards Working Group of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. His main research interests include information integrate, complexity software system, network coding and communication security, chaos-based digital communications, applications of complex-network theories, and cryptography. By far, he has authored and co-authored over 130 international journal papers and 100 conference papers. Additionally, he published 5 books, including Introduction to Communication and Program Designing of Visual Basic .NET. He is also the recipient of 9 academic awards at the national, ministerial and provincial level.
Prof. Zhu has served in different capacities in many international journals and conferences. Currently he serves as a Co-Chair for the 1st-8th International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications. He is a senior member of the Chinese Institute of Electronics and the Teaching Guiding Committee for Software Engineering under the Ministry of Education.