is the NSERC/iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair for Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics, Associate Dean in the Faculty of Science and Technology, and Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His work has been dedicated to advancing research on the innovative paradigms, architectures and implementations of learning systems for individualized and adaptive learning in increasingly global environments. His main research interests lie in the areas of adaptive learning systems, cognitive profiling and ubiquitous learning technologies. He is the Founding Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology and the Editor of the SSCI indexed Journal of Educational Technology & Society. He has been involved in numerous large-scale research projects for exploration based adaptive educational environments and has published over 370 research papers in international refereed journals, conferences and book chapters. Kinshuk has also organized and chaired numerous international conferences and workshops in the area of advanced learning technologies.

Last update: february 2013