Azerbaijan Technical University, professor department of Information technology and proqramming
Domain of Research: Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing, Intelligent system, Machine Learning Techniques to Decision Making and Fuzzy Neural Network
Shahnaz N. Shahbazova received her Candidate of Technical Sciences degree in 1995and has been an Associate Professor since 1996. She has served for more than 34 years at the “Information Technology and Programming” Department of Azerbaijan Technical University. She is an academician of the International Academy of Sciences named after Lotfi A. Zadeh, 2002 and vice president of the same academy, 2014. Since 2011, she has served as a General Chair and Organizer of World Conference on Soft Computing (WCSC), dedicated to preserving and advancing the scientific heritage of Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh. She is Honorary Professor of Obuda University, Hungary and Arad University in Romania, Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering Sciences, International Personnel Academy of UNESCO. She is an International expert of UNESCO in the implementation of Information Communication Technology (ICT in educational environments in Azerbaijan. She is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigm (Romania), Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (Baku), and Journal of Problems of Information Technology (Baku). She was invited to serve as a Program Committee member for over 30 international conferences and as a reviewer for nearly 40 international journals. She’s awards: India- 3 months (1998), Germany (DAAD)- 3 month (1999), Germany (DAAD)- 3 months (2003), USA, California (Fulbright)- 10 month (2007-2008), Germany (DAAD)-3 month (2010), USA, UC Berkeley- 6 month (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017), USA, UC Berkeley-12 month (2018) . She is the author of more than 150 scientific articles, 8 method manuals, 6 manuals, 1 monograph, and 4 Springer publications. Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing, Intelligent system, Machine Learning Techniques to Decision Making and Fuzzy Neural Network. Shahnaz is a member of the Board of Directors of North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS); the Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing group (BISC); the New York Academy of Sciences, the Defined Candidate Dissertation Society in Institute of Applied Mathematics at Baku State University. She is also a member of Defined Candidate Dissertation Society at Institute of Management System of National Academy of Sciences (NAS), Azerbaijan, a member of IEEE, and of the International Women Club, Azerbaijan.