Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Software and Intelligent Systems (SIS)

Group Leader: Henry Ledgard
Members: Devinder Kaur, Jackson Carvalho, Gerald Heuring, Gursel Serpen, Kevin Xu
Contact: henry.ledgard@eng.utoledo.edu


Intelligent systems embodies inquiries into traditional artificial intelligence as well as recently maturing computational intelligence fields.

Area of Focus

The Intelligent Systems (IS) faculty conduct research in several areas. Current faculty interests in intelligence consists of

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Data-Mining
  • Fuzzy, Neuro-Fuzzy
  • Evolutionary Computation Based Hybrid Techniques for Knowledge Extraction
  • Fuzzy/Probabilistic Reasoning



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Dr. Kaur with Dominic Wilson in the Knowledge Based Systems Lab

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Dr. Gursel Serpen with his Masters and Ph.D. students


  • Artificial Intelligence Lab
  • Knowledge Based Systems Lab


  • Cognitive Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Optimization
  • Bio-Medical Informatics
  • Computer Security
  • Image Interpretation
  • Empirical Process Intelligent Control and Databases


Dr. Kaur's research is in the areas of Knowledge Based Systems using Fuzzy, Neuro-Fuzzy Evolutionary Computation and the Hybrid Techniques with Applications in Datamining, System Modeling & other Emerging Applications

Dr. Serpen's research is in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Network, Knowledge Based Systems with Application in a Diverse Spectrum of Optimization, Bio-Medical Informatics and Cognitive Wireless Networks

Dr. Henry Ledgard's research is in the areas of Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Programming, and Programming Languages

Dr. Kevin Xu's research is in the areas of Machine Learning, Data analytics, Human dynamics, Network science, Statistical signal processing

Contact Info

Dr. Henry Ledgard - Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering & computer Science
2025 Nitschke Hall, Mail Stop 308
The University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390
Phone : (419) 530-8157
Fax : (419) 530-8146
Email: henry.ledgard@eng.utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 6/27/22