Xiaohua Zhang received a Ph.D. degree in information science and engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, in 2000. After working at NHK Engineering System Inc. from 2000 to 2003, he joined the faculty of the Hiroshima Institute of Technology as a professor. His research
interests include computer graphics, image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning. He is a member of the IEEE, IEICE, ITE, IIEEJ, and IIAE.