Qun JIN, Ph.D.

Professor of Networked Information Systems,
Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences,
Faculty of Human Sciences,
Waseda University,

Background Data

Dr. Jin was born in Zhejiang, China in September 1962. He received the B.S. Degree from Zhejiang University, China in 1982, the M.S. Degree from Hangzhou Institute of Electronic Engineering (now Hangzhou Dianzi University) and the Fifteenth Research Institute of Ministry of Electronic Industry, China in 1984, and the Ph.D. Degree from Nihon University, Japan in 1992.

From December 1984 to March 1989, Dr. Jin worked in the Department of Computer Science, Hangzhou Institute of Electronic Engineering, China. In April 1992, he joined the Systems Research Center, INES Corporation, Japan. From April 1995 to March 1999, he worked as an associate professor at the Department of Information Science and Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Engineering, Tokushima University, Japan. During the summer of 1997, he was a short-term scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, USA. From April 1999 to March 2003, Dr. Jin was an associate professor at School of Computer Science and Engineering, the University of Aizu, Japan. He has been a supervisor for the Graduate School Doctoral Program (the so-called D Maru Go Qualification examined and accredited by the Japanese Ministry of Education and Science) since October 2000. Dr. Jin became a tenured associate professor of the University of Aizu in April 2002. He has been invited to be a Concurrent Professor at the State Key Lab of Software Engineering, Wuhan University, China, since September 2001. Dr. Jin moved to Waseda University, Japan in April 2003, where he holds a tenured full professor position at Networked Information Systems Lab, Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences.

Dr. Jin has been engaged extensively in research works on Computer Science, Information Systems, and Internet Computing. He has published more than 100 refereed papers in Journals, Proceedings and Book Chapters. He has co-edited the book Enabling Society with Information Technology (published by Springer-Verlag in November 2001). Dr. Jin has served as an External Reviewer for the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in 2001. He has been a Program Committee or Organizing Committee member for many international conferences, and successfully organized or co-organized IS2000 (2000 International Conference on Information Society in the 21st Century: Emerging Technology and New Challenges, Nov. 5-8, 2000, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Japan), CIT2002 (Third International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Sep. 11-14, 2002, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Japan), MDEST2002 (2002 International Workshop on Multimedia Distance Education Systems and Technologies, Sep. 26-28, 2002, San Francisco, USA), and MNSA2004 (Sixth International Workshop on Multimedia Network Systems and Applications, Mar. 23-26, 2004, Tokyo, Japan).

Dr. Jin is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, IEEE Education Society, the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), and the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), USA. He is also a member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST), Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI), Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSISE), Japan Society for Educational Technology (JSET), and Japan Society of Kansei Engineering (JSKE), Japan.

Research/Educational Interests

Dr. Jin's recent research interests are mainly in networked information systems, collaborative Internet computing, human and social informatics, and cognitive science. His work covers both fundamental and theoretical aspects and application issues, including

Dr. Jin teaches for the undergraduates, and for the graduate students (both M.S. and Ph.D. programs).

Research Description

Dr. Jin conducts research works extensively related to the fundamental technologies and advanced applications of networked information systems. He seeks to exploit the rich interdependence between theory and practice in his works with the multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches.

In recent years, Dr. Jin has been engaged in research works on

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Professional Activities

Contact Information

Prof. Qun Jin
Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences,
Faculty of Human Sciences,
Waseda University,
2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa-shi,
Saitama 359-1192, Japan
phone: +81-4-2947-6906
e-mail: jin AT waseda DOT jp
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Copyright 2001-2006 by Qun Jin. Last updated on May 10, 2007.