August 13, 2010 —
Bart Kosko of the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering has been elected a member of the College of Fellows of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) (http://www.inns.org/). INNS is the leading professional organization for individuals interested in the theoretical and computational understanding of the brain and applying that knowledge to develop new and more effective forms of machine intelligence. INNS was formed in 1987 by the leading scientists in the neural network field, and has a worldwide membership of more than 2,000. The field of neural networks is highly interdisciplinary, and the membership of INNS represents a variety of fields and backgrounds.
Bart received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, CA in 1987, and has been a faculty member at USC since 1988. He also has a joint appointment in the USC Gould School of Law. His research interests include: adaptive systems, fuzzy theory, neural networks, bio-computing, nonlinear signal processing, intelligent agents, smart materials, and stochastic resonance.
Alexander A. (Sandy) Sawchuk, Systems Chair of the Ming Hsieh Department said: "The INNS College of Fellows is a highly selective group of individuals with outstanding research stature and accomplishments. Our faculty join me in congratulating Bart for this important honor and recognition."