IEEE CIS is highly pleased and honored to support recognition of outstanding IEEE Senior Members who have achieved unique results and exceptional performance in all areas of computational intelligence science, technologies, education, profession, organization, and leadership.


This highest-level recognition is the elevation to the IEEE Fellow grade. More information about this level of membership and requisites is available at the IEEE Fellows Program page.

Do you know any uniquely qualified CIS Senior Member who deserves elevation to the IEEE Fellow grade? Please, do not hesitate to nominate him/her!

Do you need help? Please, do not hesitate to contact the Vice President for Members Activities!

The CIS Fellows Committee is responsible for evaluating, on the behalf of CIS in the IEEE evaluation process, the nominations of outstanding IEEE Senior Members in computational intelligence for elevation to the IEEE Fellow grade. Members of the CIS Fellows Committee are not eligible to serve as nominators or referees.

Online Nomination Process for IEEE Fellow Grade

Nominations for the class of 2023 are open, all forms due 1-March-2022!

Congratulations to the IEEE Fellows Elevated as of January 2021

Huang De Shuang for contributions to neural networks for pattern recognition and bioinformatics.

Joao Gama for contributions to mining data streams.

Jonathan Garibaldi for contributions to computational intelligence techniques in data analysis and decision support.

Lise Getoor for contributions to machine learning and reasoning under uncertainty.

Xiaofeng Liao for contributions to neurodynamic systems and chaotic cryptography.

Jose Lozano for contributions to the estimation of distribution algorithms in evolutionary computation.

Bao-liang Lu for contributions to artificial neural networks and affective brain-computer interfaces.

Vincent Tseng for contributions to utility pattern mining and biomedical applications.

Ganesh Venayagamoorthy for contributions to the application of artificial intelligence to power systems.


Fellows Committee Chair

Alice Smith portrait
Alice Smith
Fellows Committee Chair
Industrial & Systems Engineering
Auburn University

Fellows Committee Member

Hussein Abbass portrait
Hussein Abbass
Fellows Committee Member
School of Engineering and Information Technology
University of New South Wales - Canberra
Thomas Bäck portrait
Thomas Bäck
Fellows Committee Member
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS)
Leiden University
João P. S. Catalão portrait
João P. S. Catalão
Fellows Committee Member
Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Pau-Choo (Julia) Chung portrait
Pau-Choo (Julia) Chung
Fellows Committee Member
Department of Electrical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Kalyanmoy Deb portrait
Kalyanmoy Deb
Fellows Committee Member
Michigan State University
Pablo A.  Estevez portrait
Pablo A. Estevez
Fellows Committee Member
Department of Electrical Engineering
Universidad of Chile
David B.  Fogel portrait
David B. Fogel
Fellows Committee Member
Natural Selection, Inc.
Jonathan Garibaldi portrait
Jonathan Garibaldi
Fellows Committee Member
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham
Haibo He portrait
Haibo He
Fellows Committee Member
Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
University of Rhode Island
Enrique Herrera-Viedma portrait
Enrique Herrera-Viedma
Fellows Committee Member
Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence
University of Granada
Yaochu Jin portrait
Yaochu Jin
Fellows Committee Member
Alexander von Humboldt Professor for AI
Bielefeld University, Germany
Hak-Keung Lam portrait
Hak-Keung Lam
Fellows Committee Member
Department of Engineering
Kings College London
Derong Liu portrait
Derong Liu
Fellows Committee Member
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, 100190, China
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Jose A.  Lozano portrait
Jose A. Lozano
Fellows Committee Member
University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BACM)
Nikhil R.  Pal portrait
Nikhil R. Pal
Fellows Committee Member
Electronics and Communications Sciences Unit
Indian Statistical Institute
Marios M.  Polycarpou portrait
Marios M. Polycarpou
Fellows Committee Member
KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence
Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
Ponnuthurai N. Suganthan portrait
Ponnuthurai N. Suganthan
Fellows Committee Member
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
Mengjie Zhang portrait
Mengjie Zhang
Fellows Committee Member
Evolutionary Computation Research Group, School of Engineering and Computer Science
Victoria University of Wellington