Jerry Chun-Wei Lin is the leader of IKE Lab@HVL. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan in 2010. He is currently a full Professor with the Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway. He has published more than 500+ research articles in refereed journals (270+ SCI/SCIE journals including IIEEE TKDE, IEEE TFS, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TETCI, IEEE SysJ, IEEE SensJ, IEEE IOTJ, ACM TKDD, ACM TDS, ACM TMIS, ACM TOIT, ACM TIST, ACM TOSN) and international conferences (210+ EI conferences including IEEE ICDE, IEEE ICDM, PKDD, PAKDD), 16 edited books, as well as 33 patents (held and filed, 3 US patents). His research interests include data mining and pattern analytics, soft computing, optimization, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and privacy preserving and federnated learning technologies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Data Science and Pattern Recognition, the Guest Editor/Associate Editor of IEEE TFS, IEEE TII, ACM TMIS, IEEE SysJ, IEEE TITS, ACM TOIT, IEEE Access, JIT, Applied Sciences, Sensors, PlosOne, IDA, and IJIMAI. He has recognized as the Most Cited Chinese Researcher respectively in 2018, 2019 and 2020 by Elsevier/Scopus. He is ranked as 9th most productive research in Norway regarding his publication from 2017-2020. He is the Fellow of IET (FIET), the ACM Distinguished Member (Scientist), and the IEEE Senior Member.