Shengxiang Yang    BSc, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE

Welcome to Shengxiang Yang's Research Page


Research Interests:

Editorships:

  1. Advisory Editor (2023-now), International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. ISSN: 1758-0366 (Print) 1758-0374 (Online).
  2. Associate Editor (2019-now), IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Press. ISSN: 1089-778X.
  3. Associate Editor (2015-now), Information Sciences, Elsevier. ISSN: 0020-0255.
  4. Associate Editor (2015-now), Enterprise Information Systems, Taylor and Francis Group. ISSN: 1751-7575 (Print), 1751-7583 (Online).
  5. Associate Editor (2014-now), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Press. ISSN: 2168-2267.
  6. Member of Editorial Board (2020-now), Electronics, MDPI. ISSN: 2079-9292.
  7. Member of Editorial Board (2019-now), CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), ISSN: 2468-2322 (Online).
  8. Member of Editorial Board (2019-2022), International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. ISSN: 1758-0366 (Print) 1758-0374 (Online).
  9. Member of Editorial Board (2014-now), Soft Computing, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISSN: 1432-7643 (Print) 1433-7479 (Online).
  10. Area Editor (2006-now), Journal of Information and Computing Science (JIC), World Academic Press, World Academic Union, UK. ISSN: 1746-7659, Quarterly.
  11. Member of Editorial Board (2012-2019), Evolutionary Computation, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 02142-1315, USA. ISSN: 1063-6560, E-ISSN: 1530-9304.
  12. Associate Editor (2016-2017), Neurocomputing, Elsevier. ISSN: 0925-2312.
  13. Member of Editorial Board (2007-2010), International Journal of Computational Science (IJCS), Global Information Publisher (GIP), Hong Kong. ISSN: 1992-6669, E-ISSN: 1992-6677.
  14. Member of Editorial Board (2009-2010), International Journal of Engineering Business Management (IJEBM), IN-TECH Education and Publishing, Austria.
  15. Associate Editor (2006-2008), 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.
  16. 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), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-50, February 2018, IEEE Press, ISSN: 2471-285X (Online).
  17. 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).
  18. 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).
  19. 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).
  20. 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).
  21. 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.).
  22. 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).
  23. 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).
  24. 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).
  25. 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).
  26. 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).
  27. 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, Planary Speeches, Distinguished Lectures, Tutorials, Workshop Talks, and Seminar Talks:

  1. Distinguished lecture, at the 5th International Forum on Frontiers of Automation and Artificial Intelligence (FAAI 2023), Shenyang, China, 21-24 August, 2023.
  2. Keynote speech, at the 7th International Workshop on "Internet-Plus" Logistics Supply Chain Management and Operations, Shenyang, China, 5-6 August, 2023.
  3. Keynote speech, at the 3rd International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Mechatronics Technology (ICEEMT 2023), Nanjing, China, 21-23 July, 2023.
  4. Keynote speech, at the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm Intelligence (ISMSI 2023), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-24 April, 2023.
  5. Plenary speech, at the 2022 International Symposium on New Trends in Computational Intelligence (NTCI 2022), Qingdao, China, 15-17 December, 2022.
  6. Distinguished lecture, at the 2022 Symposium on Machine Learning, Dynamic Optimization and Data Modelling Technologies for Industrial Intelligence (MOM 2022), Xuzhou, China, 4-5 December, 2022.
  7. Distinguished lecture, at the 4th International Forum on Frontiers of Data-driven Optimization of Complex Systems (FDOCS 2022), Chengdu, China, 28 October, 2022.
  8. Distinguished lecture, at the 4th International Forum on Frontiers of Automation and Artificial Intelligence (FAAI 2022), Shenyang, China, 24-27 August, 2022.
  9. Keynote speech, at the 10th IEEE Joint International Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence Conference (ITAIC 2022), Chongqing, China, 17-19 June, 2022.
  10. Keynote speech, Swarm Intelligence for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2022 International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence Control and Application Technology (AICAT 2022), Hangzhou, China, 6-8 May, 2022.
  11. Keynote speech, Data Stream Mining Based on Ant Colony Behaviour, at the 2nd International Conference on Information Technology (InCITe 2022), Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India, 3-4 March, 2022.
  12. Distinguished lecture, at the 3rd International Forum on Frontiers of Automation and Artificial Intelligence (FAAI 2021), Shenyang, China, 8-9 November, 2021.
  13. Keynote speech, Data Stream Mining Based on Ant Colony Behaviour, at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on BioInspired Processing (BIP 2021), Costa Rica, 4-5 November, 2021.
  14. Keynote Speech, Swarm Intelligence for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 4th International Conference on Industrial Informatics - Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII 2020), Shantou, China, 18-19 December, 2020.
  15. Distinguished lecture, at the 2nd International Forum on Frontiers of Automation and Artificial Intelligence (FAAI 2020), Shenyang, China, 22-23 October, 2020.
  16. Keynote speech, Swarm Intelligence for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2020 Latin America High Performance Computing Conference (CARLA 2020), Cuenca, Ecuador, 2-4 September, 2020.
  17. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multi-objective Optimization, at the 3rd Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms for Problems with Uncertainty, held at the 2020 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2020), Cancun, Mexico, 8-12 July, 2020.
  18. Keynote speech, at the 2019 International Academic Forum on Dynamic Evolutionary Optimization Theory and Applications (DEOTA 2019), Shenzhen, China, 2-3 August, 2019.
  19. Keynote speech, at the 3rd Asian Conference on Artificial Intelligence Technology (ACAIT 2019), Chongqing, China, 5-7 July, 2019.
  20. Keynote speech, the 2018 International Academic Forum on Dynamic Evolutionary Optimization Theory and Applications (DEOTA 2018), Xuzhou and Qingdao, China, 17-21 October, 2018.
  21. Keynote speech, Swarm Intelligence in Dynamic Environments, at the 9th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ICSI'2018), Shanghai, China, 17-22 June, 2018.
  22. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multiobjective Optimization Problems, at the 2017 International Academic Forum on Dynamic Evolutionary Optimization Problems (DEOP 2017), Henyang, China, 11-13 July, 2017.
  23. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 23rd International Conference on Soft Computing -- MENDEL 2017, Brno, Czech Republic, 20-22 June, 2017.
  24. Keynote speech, Computational Intelligence for Creative Design and Optimisation, at the 2015 UK-China Forum on the Design and Creative Industry in Big Data Era, Beijing, China, 06 November, 2015 (see the video here).
  25. Keynote speech, at the 10th Symposium on Logistics Systems Engineering, Shenyang and Panjin, China, 25-27 July, 2014.
  26. Keynote speech, at the 5th International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 20-22 October, 2011.
  27. Keynote speech, Metaheuristics for Dynamic Combinatorial Optimization Problems, at the Metaheuristics stream in the OR53 Conference, Nottingham, UK, 6-8 September, 2011.
  28. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2008 International Symposium on Applied Computing and Computational Sciences (ACCS 2008), Hong Kong, China, August 1-3, 2008.
  29. Keynote speech, Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic Environments: Taking the Challenges, at the 2nd Int. Symp. on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2007), Wuhan, China, September 21-23, 2007.

  30. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multi-objective Optimization Problems, at the 2020 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI2020), Glasgow, UK, 19-24 July, 2020.
  31. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC2018), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8-13 July, 2018.
  32. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Multiobjective Optimization Problems, at the 2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 27 November-1 December, 2017.
  33. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC2017), Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, 5-8 June, 2017.
  34. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2015), Madrid, Spain, 11-15 July, 2015.
  35. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC2015), Sendai, Japan, 25-28 May, 2015.
  36. Tutorial, Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization Problems, at the 2013 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2013), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 06-10 July, 2013.

  37. Workshop Talk, Evolutionary Many-objective Optimmization: Taking the Challenges, at the Workshop on Advances in Multi-objective Optimisation and its Applications, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, 20-21 August 2018.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.

  40. Seminar talk (online), School of Mechatronic Engineering and Automation, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, 22 November, 2023.
  41. Seminar talk, Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 11 September, 2023.
  42. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China, 7 September, 2023.
  43. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi'an, China, 7 September, 2023.
  44. Seminar talk, College of Engineering, Shantou University, Shantou, China, 28 August, 2023.
  45. Seminar talk, Hunan Normal University, Xiangtan, China, 13 May, 2023.
  46. Seminar talk, School of Mathematics and Computational Science, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, 12 May, 2023.
  47. Seminar talk, School of Mechanical Electronic and Information Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China, 8 May, 2023.
  48. Seminar talk (online), College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 22 July, 2022.
  49. Seminar talk (online), China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China, 19 May, 2022.
  50. Seminar talk (online), China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China, 28 February, 2022.
  51. Seminar talk (online), School of Mechanical Electronic and Information Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China, 5 July, 2021.
  52. Seminar talk (online), School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, 21 December, 2021.
  53. Seminar talk (online), School of Artificial Intelligence, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 21 September, 2020.
  54. Seminar talk, School of Computing Science and Digital Media, Robert Gordon University, UK, 17th September, 2019.
  55. Seminar talk, School of Information and Control Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, 30 July, 2019.
  56. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science, Zhongyuan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China, 27 July, 2019.
  57. Seminar talk, Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 23 June, 2019.
  58. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 30 May, 2019.
  59. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Technology, Anhui University, Hefei, China, 30 April, 2019.
  60. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 29 April, 2019.
  61. Seminar talk, School of Computer, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 23 April, 2019.
  62. Seminar talk, School of Computing, University of Kent, UK, 25th February, 2019.
  63. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, 17 August, 2018.
  64. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hunan University of Science and Technology, Xiangtan, China, 15 August, 2018.
  65. Seminar talk, College of Automation and Electrical Engineering, Qingdao University, Qingdao, China, 10 August, 2018.
  66. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Technology, Anhui University, Hefei, China, 3 August, 2018.
  67. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 30 July, 2018.
  68. Seminar talk, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, China, 20 June, 2018.
  69. Seminar talk, School of Information and Control Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, 19 April, 2018.
  70. Seminar talk, College of Information Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China, 18 April, 2018.
  71. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China, 10 April, 2018.
  72. Seminar talk, School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, 9 April, 2018.
  73. Seminar talk, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, UK, 28 September, 2017.
  74. Seminar talk, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 31 August, 2017.
  75. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China, 24 August, 2017.
  76. Seminar talk, School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, 11 April, 2017.
  77. Seminar talk, College of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, China, 10 April, 2017.
  78. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China, 7 April, 2017.
  79. Seminar talk, Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 05 April, 2017.
  80. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science, Liaocheng University, Liaocheng, China, 27 June, 2016.
  81. Seminar talk, School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China, 24 June, 2016.
  82. Seminar talk, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK, 20 May, 2016.
  83. Seminar talk, College of Electronic Information and Control Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 06 April, 2016.
  84. Seminar talk, College of Computer Science and Technology, Hengyang Normal University, Hengyang, China, 31 March, 2016.
  85. Seminar talk, College of Information Engineering, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, 29 March, 2016.
  86. Seminar talk, School of Computer Science and Technology, Anhui University, Hefei, China, 10 August, 2015.
  87. Seminar talk, School of Control Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, 23 July, 2014.
  88. Seminar talk, School of Internet of Things Engineering, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 22 July, 2014.
  89. Seminar talk, College of Science, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, 21 July, 2014.
  90. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 14 July, 2014.
  91. Seminar talk, Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University, UK, 4th December, 2013.
  92. Seminar talk, School of Creative Technologies, University of Portsmouth, UK, 27th November, 2013.
  93. Seminar talk, Faculty of Technology Research Seminar Series (FoT-RSS), De Montfort University, UK, 26th June, 2013.
  94. Seminar talk, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, 23rd May, 2013.
  95. Seminar talk, College of Information Engineering, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, 29th July, 2012.
  96. Seminar talk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex, UK, 15th March, 2012.
  97. Seminar talk, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, UK, 25th January, 2012.
  98. Seminar talk, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), London, 23rd November, 2011.
  99. Seminar talk, College of Math and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China, 30th June, 2011.
  100. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 30 December, 2010.
  101. Seminar talk, School of Computing, University of Kent, UK, 15th March, 2010.
  102. Seminar talk, School of Information Management and Engineering, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China, 13 August, 2009.
  103. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 16 July, 2009.
  104. Seminar talk, College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 30 December, 2008.
  105. Seminar talk, Immigrants Schemes for Evolutionary Algorithms in Dynamic Environments, Centre for Computational Intelligence, School of Computing, De Montfort University, UK, 22nd November, 2007.
  106. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic Environments, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 5th October, 2007.
  107. Seminar talk, Key Laboratory of Integrated Automation of Process Industry (Northeastern University), Ministry of Education, Shenyang, China, 4th September, 2007.
  108. Seminar talk, Memory Enhanced Estimation of Distribution Algorithms for Dynamic Optimisation Problems, School of Computing, Robert Gordon University, UK, 15th September, 2006.
  109. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Optimisation in Dynamic Environments — Some Recent Results, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, UK, 18th November, 2005.
  110. Seminar talk, Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Optimization Problems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University, Japan, 9th January, 2004.
  111. 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.
  112. 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 worked 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.

PhD Student Supervision:

PhD Examination:

Hosted Research Visits:

  1. Dr Lifu Wang, Visiting Scholar, School of Control Engineering, Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, Qinhuangdao, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (January 2024 - January 2025).
  2. Mr Qi Deng, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Computer Science, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (January 2024 - January 2025).
  3. Miss Qian Bao, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Computer Science, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (January 2024 - January 2025).
  4. Dr Liling Sun, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Tiangong University, Tianjin, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (August 2023 - August 2024).
  5. Mr Qi Yan, Visiting PhD Student, from the College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2022 - December 2023).
  6. Ms Suming Wang, Visiting MSc Student, from the School of Marine Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China (November 2022 - November2023).
  7. Mr Xianrui Yu, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Economics and Management, Behang University, Beijing, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2022 - October 2023).
  8. Dr Lei Cai, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi'an, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2022 - October 2023).
  9. Dr Xinfu Pang, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Automation, Shenyang Institute of Engineering, Shenyang, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2022 - October 2023).
  10. Ms Jing Sun, Visiting PhD Student, from the College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2021 - December 2022).
  11. Mr Yuanrui Li, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Economics and Management, Behang University, Beijing, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (November 2021 - November 2022).
  12. Mr Yang Chen, Visiting PhD Student, from the College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2021 - October 2022).
  13. Dr Liling Sun, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Tiangong University, Tianjin, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2019 - December 2020).
  14. Dr Maowei He, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Tiangong University, Tianjin, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (November 2019 - November 2020).
  15. Ms Yue Xu, Visiting PhD Student, from the College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2019 - March 2020).
  16. Ms Yunhe Wang, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Information Science and Technology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2019 - September 2020).
  17. Dr Jie Chen, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the College of Computer Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (February 2019 - February 2020).
  18. Mr Ke Yang, Visiting MSc Student, from the School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China (August 2019 - January 2020).
  19. Mr Qingshan Tan, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China (September 2019 - December 2019).
  20. Dr Mao Peng, Visiting Researcher, from the School of Mathematics and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China (June 2019 - August 2019).
  21. Dr Yuan Zhang, Visiting Researcher, from the School of Mathematics and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China (June 2019 - August 2019).
  22. Mr Qingda Chen, Visiting PhD Student, from the State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China (August 2018 - January 2019).
  23. Prof. Xiaoli Li, Visiting Professor, from Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China (16-23 July 2018).
  24. Mr Qingyang Zhang, Visiting PhD Student, from the School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2017 - December 2018).
  25. Dr Min Liu, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hunan University of Science and Technology, Xiangtan, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (December 2016 - December 2017).
  26. Dr Shuzhen Wan, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer and Information Technology, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, China (March 2016 - March 2017).
  27. Dr Jinglei Guo, Visiting Academic Researcher, from the School of Computer, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (October 2015 - October 2016).
  28. Prof. Felipe Martins Muller, Visiting Professor, from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil (August 2014 - August 2015).
  29. Prof. Xiaoli Li, Visiting Professor, from Beijing University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China (24-29 November 2014).
  30. Mr Rui Hu, Visiting PhD Student, from the College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (November 2012 - November 2014).
  31. Dr Mao Peng, Visiting Researcher, from the School of Mathematics and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China (March 2012 - August 2012).
  32. Dr Yuan Zhang, Visiting Researcher, from the School of Mathematics and Physics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China (March 2012 - August 2012).
  33. Mr Nacho Garcia, Visiting PhD Student, from University of Granada, Spain (September 2011 - December 2011).
  34. Dr Ferrante Neri, Visiting Researcher, from University of Jyvaskyla, Finland (short term in July, 2009).
  35. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hendrik Richter, Visiting Researcher, from HTWK Leipzig, Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut Mess- Steuerungs- und Regelungstechnik, Leipzig, Germany (1 - 24 August, 2008).

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