Shengxiang Yang    BSc, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE

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Research Interests:

Editorships:

  1. Associate Editor (December 2016-now), Neurocomputing, Elsevier. ISSN: 0925-2312.
  2. Associate Editor (January 2015-now), Information Sciences, Elsevier. ISSN: 0020-0255.
  3. Associate Editor (January 2015-now), Enterprise Information Systems, Taylor and Francis Group. ISSN: 1751-7575 (Print), 1751-7583 (Online).
  4. Associate Editor (October 2014-now), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Press. ISSN: 2168-2267.
  5. Member of Editorial Board (August 2014-now), Soft Computing, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISSN: 1432-7643 (Print) 1433-7479 (Online).
  6. Member of Editorial Board (January 2012-now), Evolutionary Computation, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 02142-1315, USA. ISSN: 1063-6560, E-ISSN: 1530-9304.
  7. Member of Editorial Board (2007-now), International Journal of Computational Science (IJCS), Global Information Publisher (GIP), Hong Kong. ISSN: 1992-6669, E-ISSN: 1992-6677.
  8. Area Editor (2006-now), Journal of Information and Computing Science (JIC), World Academic Press, World Academic Union, UK. ISSN: 1746-7659, Quarterly.
  9. Member of Editorial Board (2009-2010), International Journal of Engineering Business Management (IJEBM), IN-TECH Education and Publishing, Austria.
  10. Associate Editor (2006-August 2008), Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications (JAEA), Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, NY 10022, USA. ISSN: 1687-6229, E-ISSN: 1687-6237, DOI:10.1155/JAEA.
  11. Cheng, H., Yang, S., Yao X., and Zhang, M. (guest-editors), Computational Intelligence for Cloud Computing, Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (TETCI), Call-for-Papers (submission deadline extended to 31 May, 2017), ongoing and expected to publish in December 2017, IEEE Press.
  12. Neri, F. and Yang, S. (guest-editors), Memetic Computing in the Presence of Uncertainties, Thematic Issue of Memetic Computing, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 85-162, June 2010, Springer, ISSN: 1865-9284 (Print), ISSN: 1865-9292 (Online).
  13. Yang, S., Ong, Y.-S., and Jin, Y. (guest editors), Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments, Special Issue of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 293-404, December 2006, Springer Netherlands, ISSN: 1389-2576 (Print), 1573-7632 (Online).
  14. Yang, S. and Yao, X. (Eds.), Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, in the series Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 490. Springer, Heidelberg, ISSN: 1860-949X (Print) 1860-9503 (Online), ISBN: 978-3-642-38415-8 (Print) 978-3-642-38416-5 (eBook), May 2013 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38416-5).
  15. Yang, S., Ong, Y.-S., and Jin, Y. (Eds.), Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments, in the series Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 51, Springer, Heidelberg, ISSN: 1860-949X (Print) 1860-9503 (Online), ISBN: 978-3-540-49772-1, March 2007 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-49774-5).
  16. Jin, Y.; Polikar, R; Yang, S. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments, IEEE Press, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4516-0, December 2014 (DOI: 10.1109/CIDUE.2014.7007856.).
  17. Jin, Y.; Polikar, R; Yang, S. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments, IEEE Press, ISBN: 978-1-4673-5849-1, April 2013 (DOI: 10.1109/CIDUE.2013.6595764).
  18. Jin, Y.; Yang, S.; Polikar, R (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments, IEEE Press, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9930-4, April 2011 (DOI: 10.1109/CIDUE.2011.5948495).
  19. Giacobini, M.; Brabazon, A.; Cagnoni, S.; Di Caro, G.A.; Ekart, A.; Esparcia-Alcazar, A.I.; Farooq, M.; Fink, A.; Machado, P.; McCormack, J.; O'Neill, M.; Neri, F.; Preuss, M.; Rothlauf, F.; Tarantino, E.; Yang, S. (Eds.), EvoWorkshops 2009: Applications of Evolutionary Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5484, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-01128-3, April 2009 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01129-0).
  20. Giacobini, M.; Brabazon, A.; Cagnoni, S.; Di Caro, G.A.; Drechsler, R.; Ekart, A.; Esparcia-Alcazar, A.I.; Farooq, M.; Fink, A.; McCormack, J.; O'Neill, M.; Romero, J.; Rothlauf, F.; Squillero, G.; Uyar, S.; Yang, S. (Eds.), EvoWorkshops 2008: Applications of Evolutionary Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4974, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-78760-0, May 2008 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-78760-0).
  21. Giacobini, M.; Brabazon, A.; Cagoni, S.; Di Caro, G.A.; Drechsler, R.; Farooq, M.; Fink, A.; Lutton, E.; Machado, P.; Minner, S.; O'Neill, M.; Romero, J.; Rothlauf, F.; Squillero, G.; Takagi, H.; Uyar, A.S.; Yang, S. (Eds.), EvoWorkshops 2007: Applications of Evolutionary Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4448, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-71804-8, June 2007 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-71805-5).
  22. F. Rothlauf et al (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2005 Workshops on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, ACM Press, New York, USA, 2005 (DOI: 10.1145/1102256).

Professional Memberships:

Awards and Distinctions:

Invited Conference Keynote Speeches, Tutorials, Workshop Talks, and Seminar Talks:

  1. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multiobjective Optimization Problems, the 2017 International Academic Forum on Dynamic Evolutionaly Optimization (DEOP 2017), Henyang, China, 11-13 July, 2017.
  2. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 23rd International Conference on Soft Computing -- MENDEL 2017, Brno, Czech Republic, 20-22 June, 2017.
  3. Keynote speech, Computational Intelligence for Creative Design and Optimisation, the 2015 UK-China Forum on the Design and Creative Industry in Big Data Era, Beijing, China, 06 November, 2015 (see the video here).
  4. Keynote speech, the 10th Symposium on Logistics Systems Engineering, Shenyang and Panjin, China, 25-27 July, 2014.
  5. Keynote speech, the 5th International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 20-22 October, 2011.
  6. Keynote speech, Metaheuristics for Dynamic Combinatorial Optimization Problems, Metaheuristics stream in the OR53 Conference, Nottingham, UK, 6-8 September, 2011.
  7. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 2008 International Symposium on Applied Computing and Computational Sciences (ACCS 2008), Hong Kong, China, August 1-3, 2008.
  8. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic Environments: Taking the Challenges, the 2nd Int. Symp. on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2007), Wuhan, China, September 21-23, 2007.

  9. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multiobjective Optimization Problems, the 2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 27 November-1 December, 2017.
  10. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC2017), Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, 5-8 June, 2017.
  11. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2015), Madrid, Spain, 11-15 July, 2015.
  12. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC2015), Sendai, Japan, 25-28 May, 2015.
  13. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, the 2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2013), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 06-10 July, 2013.

  14. Workshop Talk, Multi-Population Methods with Clustering in Dynamic Environments, at the BTG Workshop 7: Dynamic Optimisation in an Uncertain World: Challenges and State-of-the-Art, University of Birmingham, UK, 24 February 2011.
  15. Workshop Talk, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation Problems, at the BTG Application Workshop 1: Real World Routing and Scheduling, University of Birmingham, UK, 9th June 2009.

  16. Seminar talk, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, UK, 28 September, 2017.
  17. Seminar talk, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China, 31 August, 2017.
  18. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, China, 24 August, 2017.
  19. Seminar talk, School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, China, 11 April, 2017.
  20. Seminar talk, College of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, Hunan University, China, 10 April, 2017.
  21. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, China, 7 April, 2017.
  22. Seminar talk, Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, China, 05 April, 2017.
  23. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science, Liaocheng University, China, 27 June, 2016.
  24. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, China, 24 June, 2016.
  25. Seminar talk, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK, 20 May, 2016.
  26. Seminar talk, College of Electronic Information and Control Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, China, 06 April, 2016.
  27. Seminar talk, College of Computer Science and Technology, Hengyang Normal University, China, 31 March, 2016.
  28. Seminar talk, College of Information Engineering, Xiangtan University, China, 29 March, 2016.
  29. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Technology, Anhui University, China, 10 August, 2015.
  30. Seminar talk, School of Control Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 23 July, 2014.
  31. Seminar talk, School of Internet of Things Engineering, Jiangnan University, China, 22 July, 2014.
  32. Seminar talk, College of Science, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, 21 July, 2014.
  33. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China, 14 July, 2014.
  34. Seminar talk, Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University, UK, 4th December, 2013.
  35. Seminar talk, School of Creative Technologies, University of Portsmouth, UK, 27th November, 2013.
  36. Seminar talk, Faculty of Technology Research Seminar Series (FoT-RSS), De Montfort University, UK, 26th June, 2013.
  37. Seminar talk, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, 23rd May, 2013.
  38. Seminar talk, College of Information Engineering, Xiangtan University, China, 29th July, 2012.
  39. Seminar talk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex, UK, 15th March, 2012.
  40. Seminar talk, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, UK, 25th January, 2012.
  41. Seminar talk, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), London, 23rd November, 2011.
  42. Seminar talk, College of Math and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China, 30th June, 2011.
  43. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China, 30 December, 2010.
  44. Seminar talk, School of Computing, University of Kent, UK, 15th March, 2010.
  45. Seminar talk, School of Information Management and Engineering, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China, 13 August, 2009.
  46. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China, 16 July, 2009.
  47. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China, 30 December, 2008.
  48. Seminar talk, Immigrants Schemes for Evolutionary Algorithms in Dynamic Environments, Centre for Computational Intelligence, School of Computing, De Montfort University, UK, 22nd November, 2007.
  49. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic Environments, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 5th October, 2007.
  50. Seminar talk, Key Laboratory of Integrated Automation of Process Industry (Northeastern University), Ministry of Education, Shenyang, China, 4th September, 2007.
  51. Seminar talk, Memory Enhanced Estimation of Distribution Algorithms for Dynamic Optimisation Problems, School of Computing, Robert Gordon University, UK, 15th September, 2006.
  52. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Optimisation in Dynamic Environments — Some Recent Results, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, UK, 18th November, 2005.
  53. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Optimization Problems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University, Japan, 9th January, 2004.
  54. Seminar talk, Introducing Dualism into Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Optimization Problems, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Nottingham, UK, 29th September, 2003.
  55. Seminar talk, SAGA -- Statistics-based Adaptive Genetic Algorithms, Centre for Mathematical Modelling, University of Leicester, UK, 29th November, 2002.

Post-doctoral Research Associates/Research Fellows Hosted:

  1. Dr Yong Wang (February 2016 - February 2018, full-time): Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow, working for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Constrained Optimization Problems (ECDCOP)", funded by EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (Project ID: 661327).
  2. Dr Michalis Mavrovouniotis (February 2013 - September 2016, full-time): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation in Network Environments", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/K001310/1.
  3. Dr Darren Chitty (April 2016 - September 2016 and March 2017 - August 2017, full-time): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Development of a Dynamic Resource Scheduling Prototype System for Airports", funded by De Montfort University Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) 2015-16, and working for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation in Network Environments", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/K001310/1.
  4. Dr Sarah Greenfield (November 2013 - February 2015, part-time 0.6 FTE): Post-doctoral Research Fellow, co-hosted with Prof. Eric Goodyer and worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Optimised Rail Travel (EsCORT)", funded by Transport iNet, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
  5. Dr Changhe Li (March 2013 - August 2013, full-time): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization in Network Environments", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/K001310/1.
  6. Dr Rui Cai (April 2011 - June 2011, part-time 0.5 FTE): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation Problems: Design, Analysis and Applications", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/E060722/2.
  7. Dr Crina Grosan (October 2010 - February 2011, full-time): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation Problems: Design, Analysis and Applications", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/E060722/2.
  8. Dr Hui Cheng (January 2008 - June 2010, full-time): Post-doctoral Research Associate, worked for the project "Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation Problems: Design, Analysis and Applications", funded by EPSRC under Grant EP/E060722/1.

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