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Conferences / Events Organisation

Keynotes / Invited Talks / Seminars

  • Invited Talk, "A General Model and Framework for Automated Algorithm Design" at GECCO 2023.
  • Invited Talk, "Towards a Better Understanding of Search Algorithms: A New Standard on Algorithm Design" at CEC 2019.
  • "Recent Developments in Real-world Optimisation - Towards Automated Algorithm Design", 2020 China Artificial Intelligence Summit, 30 Oct, 2020.
  • "Recent Developments on Combinatorial Optimisation Problems", Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Oct, 2015.
  • "Hybridising Constructive Heuristics within Hyper-heuristic Frameworks"", Xidian University, Xi'an, China, August 2012.
  • "Hybridising constructive heuristics in hyper-heuristics", Invited talk at Workshop of "Self-tuning, self-configuring and self-generating search heuristics" at the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN 2010), 11 - 15, September, 2010. .pdf
  • "Recent Research on Nurse Rostering and Other Ongoing Research in Scheduling and Optimisation", Xidian University, Xi'an, China, March, 2008. .pdf.
  • "Recent Research on Nurse Rostering at ASAP Group"", Atoss, Munich, Germany, 17th-18th, September, 2007.pdf
  • Observations of a Graph-Based Hyper-heuristic to Timetabling Problems". University of Osnabruck, Germany. Nov 2004 .pdf
  • "Summer School Course on Hyper-heuristics". Invited summer school course (with Dr G. Ochoa), Istanbul Technology University, Turkey, 31st July - 3rd August 2007. (lecture slides on request). Invited summer school course (with Dr G. Ochoa), Istanbul Technology University, Turkey, 31st July - 3rd August 2007. (lecture slides on request). .pdf
  • "Intelligent Decision Support in Scheduling and Optimization". .pdf
  • "Graph Based Hyper-heuristic Framework", .pdf

Qualifications

  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, Nov 2011, UK.
  • PGCHE, May, 2011, The University of Nottingham, UK.
  • 1998-2002 PhD in Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  • 1992-1996 BSc in Computer Science and Its Application, XiDian University, ShaanXi, P. R. China