Igor Aizenberg received the M.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine) in 1982, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Dorodnicyn Computing Center of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Moscow, Russia) in 1986, respectively. In 1982-1990, he was a Research Scientist with the Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Moscow, Russia). In 1990-1993, he was an Assistant Professor and then in 1993-1996 and 1998-1999, he was an Associate Professor with the Department of Cybernetics at Uzhhorod National University (Uzhhorod, Ukraine). In 1996-1998, he was a Research Scientist with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Catholic University of Leuven (Leuven, KU Leuven, Belgium). In 1999-2002, he was a Chief Research Scientist and VP Research at the company “Neural Networks Technologies” (Israel). In 2002-2006, he was a Visiting Research Professor at the University of Dortmund (Dortmund, Germany) and Tampere University of Technology (Tampere, Finland). In 2006-2016, he was Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Computational Intelligence Lab, Texas A&M University-Texarkana (Texarkana, TX, USA). Since August 2016 he is Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Manhattan College (New York City, USA). Dr. Igor Aizenberg has also recently served as an invited Visiting Professor at the Polytechnic of Porto (Porto, Portugal), National Sun Yat Sen University (Kaohsiung City, Taiwan), Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), and National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico).
Research interests include classification, pattern recognition, intelligent image processing, and spectral techniques. Dr. Aizenberg is one of the co-founders of complex-valued neural networks.