Professor Linzhong Liu was born in Gansu in 1964, graduated from the Department of Mathematics, North-west Normal University in 1986, and received the M.S. degree from Lanzhou Jiaotong University in 1993. He began his academic career at Lanzhou Jiaotong University in 1986. As a Ph.D candidate in operations research, he has been studying at Tsinghua University from 2003 to 2006 and received his Ph.D degree from Tsinghua University in 2006. His primary research interests include uncertain theory, graph theory and its application, operations research and its application in traffic & transportation, supply chain, logistics and so on.

      Dr. Liu currently assumed the office as Secretary-General of Youth Chapter of Operational Research Society of China (ORSC), the members of a board of director of ORSC  and The International Association for Information and Management Science (IMS) and that of Uncertainty Society Chapter of ORSC. He also served as the member of academic committee of Lanzhou Jiaotong University and that of School of Traffic Engineering of Lanzhou Jiaotong University, China. He currently assumed the office as the director of Institute of System Engineering and in charge of a key course of Gansu province.  As the conference, he hosted the International conference on IMS of which the proceeding is indexed by ISTP  in 2004 in  Dunhuang China.