Prof. Nguyen Xuan Hoai received his PhD degree in Computer Science from University of New South Wales, Australia in 2005 for his work in the field of Genetic Programming.

He has been a lecturer, senior lecturer, BK Assistant Professor, Associate Professor at Le Quy Don Technical University (Vietnam), Seoul National University (South Korea), and Hanoi University (Vietnam). Currently, he is the director of IT R&D Center at Hanoi University.

His research interests include Evolutionary Computation, Evolutionary Learning, Statistical Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Ecological Modeling.

He has published more than 80 refereed academic articles/papers and served as track-chair, program/technical committee member of prestigious academic conference in the field of Evolutionary Computation such as European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP), IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithm Conference (ACM-SIGEVO GECCO).

He is an editorial board member of the Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines (GEPM) journal, and regular reviewer for major academic journals in the field of computational intelligence such as IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Algorithms, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics.