Valery B. Tarassov graduated from Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School (actually Bauman Moscow State Technical University, BMSTU) in 1978. He received his PhD in 1982. The title of his dissertation was «Development of Fuzzy Mathematics Models to Enable Design and Engineering». In 1978-1992 he has been working with various departments of Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School. Since 1992 he is the associate professor at CIM department of BMSTU. Actually he is the deputy director of CIM department responsible for research work. Dr Valery B. Tarassov was also professor at the Department of Information Technologies of MATI-Tsiolkowsky Russian State Technological University. Besides, he delivers lectures at Applied Mathematics Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) and IBS Master Courses. He was the supervisor of 9 PhD theses. From 1995 to 1997 he was a visiting professor of the University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambresis (France). He is the founder of book series «Sciences of Artificial» in Editorial URSS. Не has authored or co-authored 6 books. Dr Valery B.Tarassov is the author of more than 250 papers, including about 50 papers in English. Dr. Valery B.Tarassov is the member of numerous program committees of international conferences.