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Dr. Ronghuai Huang - Professor and Deputy Dean

Faculty of Education
Beijing Normal University

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Prof. Ronghuai Huang, born in 1965, is a professor and deputy dean of Faculty of Education in Beijing Normal University (BNU), in which educational technology is one of the National Key Subjects, and director of R&D Center for Knowledge Engineering, which is dedicated to syncretizing artificial intelligence and human learning (

Prof. Huang is visionary and active in the field of exploring how to improve human learning by developing new tools and utilizing new methods innovatively, especially collaboratively learning and its supporting software. He holds a Science Master from Department of Mathematics (1988) and a Ph. D from School of Information Science (2000), both in BNU. He had been engaged in teaching mathematical course as well as developing computer software for 8 years since 1988, and then turned to studying educational technology.

Prof. Huang has been engaged in the research on educational technology as well as knowledge engineering since 1997. He has accomplished or is working on over 60 projects, including those of key science and technology projects to be tackled in the national “Ninth Five-year Plan”, “Tenth Five-year Plan” and “Eleventh Five-year Plan” and the projects in the national 863 plan as well as others financed by the government. His ideas have been widely published, with more than 160 academic papers and over 20 books published both nationally and internationally.

Prof. Huang has been very active in academic organizations both at home and abroad. He was Co-chairs of the Program Committee of the 6th and 8th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, and chairs of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006), the 10th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE2007) and the 5th International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education (WMUTE2008). He was the General Co-Chairs of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA2009) and the International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL2010). He is editor-in-chief of Global Chinese Journal for Computers in Education (GCJCE). In addition, he is currently serving on the Executive Committee of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2008-2011).

Updated June 25 2014 by FST Technical Staff

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