Dr Jun Liuis currently a Reader in Computer Science, Director of Artificial Intelligence Research Centre (AIRC) at School of Computing, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK. He has been working in the field of Artificial Intelligence for many years. His current research is focused on two themes: 1) logic and automated reasoning methods for intelligent systems; 2) data-knowledge integrated AI model/system with applications in different fields. He has authored or co-authored over 230 publications. He has been awarded a substantial amount of research funding as grant holder and principle co-investigator, totally approx. £5.5 Million from various funding bodies. He serves as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Human-Centric Computing and Information Sciences, and International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems; is also an Editor of Information Fusion Journal, Journal of Universal Computer Science, and International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science. He is a Senior member of the IEEE including IEEE SMC and IEEE CI, the Member of IEEE CIS Emergent Technologies Technical Committee (ETTC), also the Chair of the IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) Ireland Chapter (SMC28). He serves as chairs or co-chairs and program committees of a number of international conferences and workshops. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.