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Dr Yong Wang

Job: Marie Curie Fellow

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Centre for Computational Intelligence (CCI)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 7853

E: yong.wang@dmu.ac.uk

W: ist.csu.edu.cn/YongWang.htm

 

Personal profile

Yong Wang is a Marie Curie Fellow with the Centre of Computational Intelligence (CCI), School of Computer Science and Informatics, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is also an Associate Professor with the School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China.

His current research interests include the theory, algorithm design and application of computational intelligence.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computational Intelligence

Research interests/expertise

He has a wide range of research interests related to computational intelligence, including:

1) Theory: how and why evolutionary algorithms work on optimization problems.

2) Algorithm design: evolutionary algorithms for different kinds of optimization problems, such as single-objective optimization problems, constrained optimization problems, multiobjective optimization problems, nonlinear equation systems, and multimodal optimization problems.

3) Application: computational intelligence for chemometrics, automotive lightweight design, wind farm layout, intelligent robots and systems, cloud computing, medical big data, etc.

Qualifications

BSc in Automation, Wuhan Institute of Technology, China (2003)

MSc in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Central South University, China (2006)

PhD in Control Science and Engineering, Central South University, China (2011)

Honours and awards

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship, 2016

IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics Outstanding Reviewer, 2015

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award, 2015

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS), since 2009.

Member, Task Force on Differential Evolution, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS), since 2011.

Member, Task Force on Nature-Inspired Constrained Optimization, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS), since 2011.

Externally funded research grants information

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (Project ID: 661327, 02/2016-02/2018, €195,455): Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Constrained Optimization Problems (ECDCOP)

National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 61273314, 2013-2016

National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 60805027, 2009-2011

Professional esteem indicators

Associate Editor (July 2015-now), Swarm and Evolutionary Computation

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