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Russell Eberhart

Dr. Eberhart is the CTO of Phoenix Data Corporation, Indianapolis, Indiana. He is also Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

He was formerly Vice President and CTO of Computelligence, LLC.

He received his Ph.D. from Kansas State University in electrical engineering. He is co-editor of a book on neural networks (1991), and co-author of Computational Intelligence PC Tools, published in 1996 by Academic Press.

Dr. Eberhart is co-author of a book with Jim Kennedy and Yuhui Shi entitled Swarm Intelligence, published by Morgan Kaufmann in 2001. He is the co-author, with Yuhui Shi, of a book entitled Computational Intelligence: Concepts to Implementations, published in August 2007 by Morgan Kaufmann/Elsevier.

He was awarded the IEEE Third Millenium Medal. In January 2001, he became a Fellow of the IEEE. He was elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering in 2002. He is the 2012 recipient of the IEEE Pioneer Award for his work in swarm intelligence. He has been awarded four U. S. Patents, and is co-inventor for another pending patent.

He has done ground-breaking work in applying swarm intelligence to human tremor analysis, sleep disorders medicine, evolutionary analog computing, logistics, spectrum warfare, and optimization of resource allocation for electronic warfare applications.