Dr. Gang Kou , Professor, SWUFE, Managing Editor, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making


Dr. Gang Kou is a Professor and Executive Dean of school of business administration, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, managing editor of International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making (SCI-indexed) and editor-in-chief of Springer book series on Quantitative Management. Previously, he was a professor of School of Management and Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and a research scientist in Thomson Co., R&D. He received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from the College of Information Science & Technology, Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha; got his Master degree in Dept of Computer Science, Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha; and B.S. degree in Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He has published more than eighty papers in various peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Gang Kou has been Keynote speaker/workshop chair in several international conferences. He co-chaired Data Mining contest on The Seventh IEEE International Conference on Data Mining 2007 and he is the Program Committee Co-Chair of the 20th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (2009) and NCM 2009: 5th International Joint Conference on INC, ICM and IDC.  He is also co-editor of special issues of several journals, such as Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Multi Criteria Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Supercomputing and Information Sciences. He accomplished more than 500 cites of published journal articles as shown in the Science Citation Index (SCI) database.