Bin Hu received his Ph. D. degree in computer science from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Science in 1998. He is currently a Professor and Dean of the School of Medical Technology and the Institute of Engineering Medicine, Beijing Institute of Technology, China. He is also an Adjunct Professor, the former Dean of the School of Information Science and Engineering, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China. He is a National Distinguished Expert, the Chief Scientist of 973 as well as the National Advanced Worker in 2020, who was elected as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He is a Member of the Steering Council of the ACM China Council and the Vice-Chair of the China Committee of the International Society for Social Neuroscience. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems. He is also the TC Co-Chair of computational psychophysiology in the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMC), and the TC Co-Chair of cognitive computing in IEEE SMC.
He is a Member of the Steering Committee of Computer Science at the Chinese Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Commission at the Chinese Ministry of Education. His awards include the 2014 China Overseas Innovation Talent Award, the 2016 Chinese Ministry of Education Technology Invention Award, the 2018 Chinese National Technology Invention Award, and the 2019 WIPO-CNIPA Award for Chinese Outstanding Patented Invention. He is a Principal Investigator for large grants such as the National Transformative Technology “Early Recognition and Intervention Technology of Mental Disorders Based on Psychophysiological Multimodal Information”, which have greatly promoted the development of objective, quantitative diagnosis and non-drug interventions for mental disorders.