Profile

Professor Huang Huaxin was born in Feb. 1959 inCixi City, Zhejiang province. He is currently the dean of School of Humanities, as well as the director of the Center for the Study of Language and Cognition, ZhejiangUniversity. He supervises PhD. candidates of Logic, Linguistics & Applied Linguistics. His main research areas are logic, language, and cognition. Now, He holds the positions of associate chair of China’s Logic Association, deputy director of the committee of Semiotics, and chair of the Zhejiang Logic association. His lectures include semiotics, research in semiotics, introduction to logic, logic of language and cognitive pragmatics. He has completed the national social science fund project “Logic Analysis of Natural Language”, and he is currently undertaking the national social science fund project “Natural language Logic and Chinese information processing”. He has published five monographs, three textbooks, and more than 40 of his papers have been published in journals such as Social Sciences in China, Journal of Logic and Computation,Journal of Pragmatics, Philosophical Researches . Because of their excellence, his publications have been awarded many times: “Representation and Cognitive Development” was awarded as excellent research of higher learning institutions by the education ministry in 2009; “Logic and Natural Language Understanding” was awarded as excellent research of higher learning institutions by the education ministry in 2003; “Logic Study of Natural Language” was awarded as Zhejiang higher education social science excellent research in 2000.