Dr Jun Hong is a senior lecturer (equivalent to associate professor in the US) of Computer Science at Queen's University Belfast in the UK.
He received his BSc and MSc degrees both in Computer Science and PhD in Artificial Intelligence. His research is mainly in the area of Artificial Intelligence and its intersections with Databases and Web Technology, with a wide range of research interests including AI planning, data integration, Web data extraction and integration, Web mining, reasoning under uncertainty and intelligent tutoring systems. He has published around 60 research papers, most of which are in top-quality, peer-reviewed international journals, books, and international conference proceedings published by ICDE, AAAI, ECAI, IEEE, ACM, Springer, etc. He published some of the highly prestigious papers, cited by some of the best known researchers in AI and Databases in the world. He has secured 11 research grants as either the principal investigator or investigator from the European Commission and other funding bodies. He is on the Steering Committee of the British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD), and co-chaired BNCOD 2006. In addition, he has been PC members of more than 30 international conferences, including WWW 2010. He is on the editorial boards of two international journals. He has been regular reviewers of many top-quality international journals and research funding bodies, including IEEE Transactions, ACM Transactions, EPSRC, and The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.
Together with Prof. Weiru Liu and Prof. Ruqian Lu, Dr. Jun Hong has organized the special issue for IJSI (Vol.6, No.3) in 2012.