He received the B.S. degree from the Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, in 2010 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Digital Media, Jiangnan University since Janunary 2016. He has been a research assistant in the Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, for almost 2 years. His research interests include pattern recognition, intelligent computation and their applications in medicine. He is the author/co-author of more than 60 research papers in international/national journals, including IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (TFS), IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (TCYB), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems (TSMC-S), IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE), IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB), IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (TITS), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP), ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), and Information Fusion. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access (SCIE, 2019-), an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Medical Technology (2020-), an Editorial Board Member of Technology and Health Care (SCIE, 2020-), an Editorial Board Member of Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (SSCI, SCIE, EI 2020-), and an Editorial Review Board Member of International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (ESCI & EI，2019-). He has served as a Publication Chair of the international conferences of EAI ICMTEL (2020) and CCISP (2020). He has also served as a leader guest editor or guest editor of several international journals, such as IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, and Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE.