|People, working or having worked on Particle Swarm|
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||Electrical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of
Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Research area:
Power System Analysis, Stability, and Control, Flexible AC Transmission Lines (FACTS), Power System Planning and Operation, Optimization Techniques, Evolutionary Algorithms, Neuro-Fuzzy Control and Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Reactive Power Control and Voltage Stability.
||PhD student in the Department
of Computer Science at Dayalbagh
Educational Institute, Agra, India. Working on Multiobjective
optimization using Nature Inspired Computing Techniques (particle
swarm optimization and others). Research Interests: Nature/ Bio
Inspired Computing, Robotics, Swarm Intelligence, Multi-objective
Data Mining - Swarm Intelligence - Particle Swarm Optimization - Data Clustering
||Computer Science Masters, Tribhuvan
University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Having done masters thesis on PSO as
the main topic, I am currently more into research on PSO.
Carlos Ramos Arzola
||I am hydraulic engineer that work in
the Institute Superior Polytechnic José Antonio Echeverría (CUJAE)
inside of the Hydraulic Research Centers (CIH), La Habana, Cuba. I
belong to Underground Water Group (GAS) and work in inverse problems
of parameters estimation utilizing heuristic techniques. We are
utilizing in these moments PSO in the creation of a model
mathematician for the properties's calibration of one water-bearing.
|Anne Auger|| Projet TAO, INRIA Futurs, LRI, Orsay, France.
Global optimization algorithms. Theoretical aspects of Evolutionary Algorithms. Simulation of chemical and biology system modelized by the Master equation. Numerical resolution of control problems
|Home Page France||2007-05|
|Ali Al-Awami||Department of Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Research interests: Power System Control, Power System Operation, FACTS Devices and Their Control, Artificial Intelligence Techniques, Optimization Techniques||Home Page, Saudi Arabia||2006-11|
||Researcher at Department of
Computing, Goldsmiths College, University of London.
My research interest started with swarm intelligence and although (in addition to optimisation) it has taken me to computational creativity, arts, philosphy and even medicine (detecting cancer in bone scans, mammographs, etc), still the unknown of the swarms triggers and tickles my inner curiosity.
|Dimitris K. Agrafiotis||Dr. Dimitris K. Agrafiotis is Senior Director of the chemi-informatics group at 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Agrafiotis holds a Ph.D. in theoretical organic chemistry from Imperial College, University of London (1988, Prof. H. Rzepa advisor). Following post-doctoral training with Prof. A. Streitwieser at the University of California, Berkeley, and Nobel laureate E. J. Corey at Harvard, he joined Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research as a Senior Scientist in the Computer-Aided Drug Design group. In 1994, he moved to 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he has focused on the development of intelligent computational tools for combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, and structure-based drug design. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling and is a co-inventor of 3DP’s proprietary DirectedDiversity®technology||Home Page||2001-12-04|
|Pete J. Angeline||Nutech Solutions. Vice-President of Products||Home Page, USA||2006-05|
University, South Australia. M.Sc thesis title: "Navigating
agents in uncertain environment using Particle Swarm Optimization".
|Sébastien Aupetit||PhD student in Computer Science at Laboratoire d’Informatique, Polytech'Tours, France. Main research interests: Hidden Markov Models, optimization with biomimetic metaheuristics, information visualization.||Home Page, France||2006-09|
|Ayed Atallah Salman||Assistant Professor. Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Kuwait University. Research Interests: Application of evolutionary computations (e.g., Genetic Algorithms, Genetic Programming, Ant Colony Systems, Particle Swarm Optimization) in data mining, web mining and multi-objective optimization; E-Commerce. Neural Network, Machine learning.||Home
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|Roshan Bagdiya||Research Scholar Pursuing Master Degree (ME) from MITCOE,
CSE Department. Pune, India
|Jagdish Chand Bansal||Dr. Jagdish Chand Bansal is an Assistant Professor in the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, India. My interests lie in improving PSO and applications of PSO for combinatorial problems. Example of paper (with Kusum Deep): "Hybridization of Particle Swarm Optimization with Quadratic Approximation"||Home page
||Universität Dortmund. My current work is in the field of
evolutionary algorithms. My interests include optimization,
modeling, simulation, statistical analysis and experimental design
of complex real-world problems.
||Mithun Bhaskar works on Nature and
Bio-Inspired Algorithms / Artificial Intelligence and CI development
for Electrical Engineering Applications' He is researcher at
National Institute of Technology, India
||Honorary Research Fellow and Writer, Department of Computer Science, University College London||Home Page
|Stefan Bird||PhD student at RMIT University. His research area is speciation and particle swarms.||Home Page Australia||2007-02|
|Brian Birge||Applying PSO to intelligent control and reference trajectory
optimization for NASA's next generation Robotic Mars Landers.
Developer of Matlab particle swarm toolbox (at www.mathworks.com).
interests include adaptive neural network training with PSO,
agent/memory based PSO, tracking dynamic environments, inverse
modeling, clustering algorithms, biologically inspired computation,
multiobjective optimization, and parallel high performance
|| Lecturer in Computing. Department of
Computing, Goldsmiths College, University of London
The serious aspects of my work are musical improvisations with swarms, and the generation of new sounds using a Swarm Granulator. Otherwise, for fun, I use particle swarms, charged particle swarms and just recently quantum swarms for dynamic optimisation.
|Cosmin Danut Bocaniala||Department of Communication Systems, InfoLab21, South Drive Lancaster University, UK. Research interests include: Computational Intelligence: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Particle Swarm Optimization. Applications to Fault Diagnosis and (Fault-Tolerant) Control. Example of PSO work: STATES – A Novel and Highly Performing Parameter Free Particle Swarm Optimizer.||Home Page UK||2008-06|
||Artistic Research/Development of
projects dealing with complex and context-aware systems. See the "Identity" project.
||Home Page Canada
|Buthainah Al-kazemi||I am a Ph. D. Candidate of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science department atSyracuse
University. I am interested in the discrete version of
Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm. My current work with
Professor Chilukuri Mohan involves a variation of PSO called
Multi-Phase PSO. We are obtaining very promising results. The new
algorithm, MPSO works in both, continuous and discrete spaces. New:
now at Kuwait University.
|Emilio F. Campana||INSEAN, Resistenza
Example of paper: "Dynamic system analysis and initial particles position in Particle Swarm Optimization, E.F.Campana, G.Fasano, A.Pinto, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium 2006, Indianapolis 12-14/05/2006 "
|Home page Italy||2010-09|
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Example of paper: Solving Constrained Optimization Problems with a
Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm, 2008
|Anthony Carlisle||Huntingdon College||Home Page||2002-04|
|Walter Cedeño||Dr. Walter Cedeño is a Research Fellow in the chemi-informatics group at 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Cedeño holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (1982, 1985), and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California, Davis, (1995, Prof. V. Vemuri advisor). In 1982, he joined the Seismology group at the Center for Energy & Environment Research in Rio Piedras where he helped in the development of tools for automated seismic activity recognition. In 1985, he moved to the Computational Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he worked on parallel languages and automated access control systems. In 1993, he moved to the Scientific Computing group at Sterling Winthrop where he focused on laboratory automation. In 1996, he joined Hewlett Packard/Agilent Technologies where he focused on LIMS systems. He joined the chemi-informatics group at 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2000 where he has focused on the development of computational tools for combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, and structure-based drug design.||Home Page||2001-12-04|
|Richard Chapman||Auburn University, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.||Home Page USA||1999
||Associate Professor, Information
Technology, York University, Toronto, Canada
Interested in methods to improve the balance between exploration and exploitation. PSO implementations include restart-based methods, single-swarm methods, and multi-swarm methods.
||He is currently working toward the
Ph.D. degree in Control Science and Engineering at Shanghai
Jiaotong University, Shanghai.
His recent work focuses on designing algorithms to gain biological insights from large data sets. He works on a diverse set of problems, including Optimization Theory and Algorithms, Protein Folding, Protein-Protein Interactions, and Modeling of Systems Biology.
|Gabriela Ciuprina||"Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania||Home Page||2002-04|
|Maurice Clerc||Mainly interested in mathematical aspects and "non classical" PSO (adaptive, discrete/granular, combinatorial, fuzzy). Working also on artificial intelligence (unsupervised learning). Currently working for France Telecom R&D on optimization problems.||Home Page or
|A. R. Cockshott||2001|
|Carlos A. Coello Coello
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Evolutionary Computation (Genetic Algorithms and Evolution Strategies), Robotics, Data Compression, Computer Graphics, Natural Language Processing, Functional Programming, Denotational Semantics
||Departamento de Engenharia Inform·tica,Polo II - Pinhal de
Marrocos, 3030 Coimbra PORTUGAL
||Home Page Portugal
|Swagatam Das||He is presently serving as a lecturer in the department of Electronics and Tele-communication Engineering of Jadavpur University. His current research interests include evolutionary computing, swarm intelligence, pattern recognition, bioinformatics, control systems engineering, and digital signal processing.||Home Page India||2010-06|
|Kusum Deep||Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Example of paper (with J.C. Bansal): "A new chaotic particle swarm optimization algorithm"||Home Page
|Gustavo Javier Diaz||I am working on my Thesis Project for the "Maestria en
Informatica" of the National University of Asuncion.
I am interested to use PSO algorithm for the optimization in the computer's network design area.
|Centro Nacional de Computacion
Universidad Nacional de Asuncion , Paraguay
Tel/Fax. (595)(21)585619, 585550
|Nihad Dib||Assoc. Prof., Electrical Eng. Dept., Jordan University of Science and Technology. Research Interests: Computational Electromagnetics; Numerical modeling of microwave integrated circuits; Antennas.||Home Page Jordan||2006-07|
|Yamille del Valle||Georgia Institute of Technology. Example of paper in 2008: "Particle Swarm Optimization: Basic Concepts, Variants and Applications in Power Systems"||Home Page USA||2008-05|
|Cecilia Di Chio||Essex University. My research is part of the eXtended Particle Swarms (XPS) project.||Home page UK||2007-09|
|Feng Ding||Research Associate, Dept. of
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta. Research Interest: Modeling and Identification, Adaptive Control, Self-tuning Control, Process Control and Its Applications, Multirate Systems, Stochastic Systems
|Home Page Canada||2006-03|
|Laura Diosan||She currently works (2008) as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department of Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Her main research area is in Evolutionary Computation, with a focus on Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms. She is also interested in Swarm Intelligence (Particle Swarm Optimization, Ant Colonies Systems), Bioinformatics, Financial Modeling, etc.||Home
|Roy W. Dobbins||Mesa, AZ, US||2000-08|
|Gerry Dozier||Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Auburn University, AL 36849-5347, USA. Genetic & Evolutionary Computation Constraint Satisfaction, Motion Planning & Obstacle Avoidance||Home Page||2003-04|
|Régis Duvigneau||INRIA Sophia-Antipolis. Scientific interests : Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). CFD-based design optimization : * Optimization algorithms (genetic algorithms, particle swarm optimization, gradient-based, simplex) * Optimization under uncertainty (robust design)||Home Page France||2008-08|
|Russel Eberhart||Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis ... (more)||Home Page||2003-04|
|Adel Elmaghraby||Director University of Louisville
(UofL), Louisville, KY. Multimedia Research Lab, Chair of IEEE-CS
Local Chapter, Computer Systems Consultant.
||Diretor da Faculdade de Ciência da Computação - FACIC||Home
||He received the Master of Science in
Engineering with an electrical concentration from The University of
Texas – Pan American (UTPA). His
focused on combatting the premature convergence problem of PSO via
parameter selection and an automatic regrouping mechanism.
Regrouping PSO (RegPSO) published in the thesis has been presented
at the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and
||Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington,
|Andries Engelbrecht||Senior Lecturer in Computer Science. University of Pretoria, South Africa||Home Page||2001-09|
|H.-Y. Fan||Turbo & Jet Engine Laboratory, Faculty of Aerospace
Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technologu.
|Daniel Fealko||Nova Southeastern University , USA. Thesis: Evaluating Particle Swarm Intelligence Techniques for Solving University Examination Timetabling Problems||Home Page||2006-09|
||Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Computer Science University of Exeter. UK||Home Page
||He works in computational
Neuroscience and uses PSO to optimize parameters of Dynamic
Neural Fields, a type of neural networks made of coupled
differential equations which are difficult to tune manually . He
also uses PSO to optimize controllers in reinforcement
He developped a C++ template based library for population based optimization, named popot, which includes so far PSO and Artificial Bee Colony.
|Alex Freitas||University of Kent, Computing Laboratory. Seniro Lecturer. My main research interests involve the following areas: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery; Bio-inspired algorithms (Evolutionary Algorithms, Swarm Inteligence, Artificial Immune Systems); Bioinformatics; Current Research Project - eXtended Particle Swarms (XPS)||Home Page UK||2006-02|
|Nelis Franken||University of Pretoria, Computer Science. Example of paper : "PSO-Based Coevolutionary Game Learning"||Home Page, ZA||2007-04|
|Yoshikazu Fukuyama||(M'90) He has been working at Fuji Electric Co. R&D Japan from 1987. His research interest include application of intelligent systems to power systems and power systems analysis.He is a member of IEEE and IEE of Japan.||Home Page||2001-12|
|Louis Gacogne (LIP6)
or at CNAM
|Marcus Gallagher||Lecturer. School of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering . The University of Queensland, Brisbane Q. 4072. Australia.||Home Page||2001-10|
|Jayshree Ghorpade-Aher||Assistant Professor, Computer Dept. MITCOE, Pune, India.||2015-08|
|Eric Granger||Professeur, Département de génie de la production automatisée, École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, Québec. "Particle Swarm Optimization of Fuzzy ARTMAP Parameters , IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, July 2006".||Home Page Canada||2006-08|
|David Grimshaw||In the Winter 2000 semester I am teaching two courses, CPS 721: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, and CPS 841: Advanced Topics in Computer Science (Java).||Home Page||2000-08|
|Crina Grosan||She currently works (2006) as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department of Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She received her PhD degree from Babes-Bolyai University, Romania.Her main research area is in Evolutionary Computation, with a focus on Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization and applications and Genetic Programming. She is also interested in Swarm Intelligence (Particle Swarm Optimization, Ant Colonies Systems), Bioinformatics, Financial Modeling, etc.||Home Page Romania||2006-03|
||Development Engineer, Fuel Injection
Systems, MAN Diesel & Turbo
SE, Augsburg; Postgraduate, Institute for Automation and
Systems Engineering, Ilmenau University of Technology; Engineering
applications of PSO such as the optimization of an injection nozzle
(11 parameters) and a cam shape (up to 361 parameters);
Papers: Swarm Intelligence for Optimization of Injection Nozzles. MTZ – Motortechnische Zeitschrift, Nr. 2, S. 80-85, Springer Automotive Media, Wiesbaden, 2010;
Particle Swarm Intelligence: A Particle Swarm Optimizer with Enhanced Global Search Qualities and Guaranteed Convergence, Proceedings of 55th IWK – Internationales Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium, pp. 186-191, Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, 2010;
|Christian Haubelt||Department of Computer Science 12, University of
Erlangen-Nuremberg. Research interests: System-Level Design
Automation, SPI - System Property Intervals, Modeling and Analysis
of Distributed Hardware Reconfigurable Systems, Design Space
Exploration Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms
|Sabine Helwig||Department of Computer Science 12, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Diploma thesis: Roboterschwarm-Optimierung (2005). Example of paper:"Particle Swarm Optimization in High-Dimensional Bounded Search Spaces" (2007)||Home
|Nicholas Holden||Computing Laboratory, University of Kent. Research interests: I am currently interested in Particle Swarm Optimisation and the Classification task in Data Mining. I have developed a Categorical hybrid PSO/ACO algorithm for Classification||Home Page UK||2006-03|
|Douglas A. Hoskins||The central theme of my research is the application of concepts from Iterated Function Systems (IFSs) to the dynamics of complex systems. The long term goals are the development of the theoretical tools required for the analytical design of artificial neural networks and other large scale assemblies of interacting agents. Learning and adaptation will be components of the behavior of these systems, but not the central design paradigm.||Home Page
University of Washington
Aeronautics & Astronautics
|Xiaohui Hu||I am in a joint biomedical engineering program between Purdue
University and Indiana University. My interest is to applying
engineering technique on biomedical applications. currently my focus
is on the following topics: Modeling Driving Behaviors with
Sleepiness and Inattention
Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) and Computational Intelligence
Automatic Sleep Scoring and EEG Signal Analysis
Applications of Actigraphy to Neurology and Human Performance Assessment
|Home Page, USA||2002-09|
|Evan Hughes||Cranfield University
Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Swindon, United Kingdom
|Mudassar Iqbal||University of Kent at Canterbury. Paper in April 2006: An Estimation of Distribution PSO.||Home Page, UK||2006-05|
|Daniel Ioan||"Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania||Home Page||2002-04|
|Stefan Janson||Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik, Leipzig. Some papers with
Daniel Merkle and/or Martin Middendorf:
A Hierarchical Particle Swarm Optimizer and its Adaptive Variant.
Honey bee swarms: How do scouts guide a swarm of uninformed bees?
|Home Page Germany||2005-12|
|Nanbo Jin||Research assistant in UCLA antenna Lab. His research interests include microstrip antennas, periodic structures, reconfigurable antennas and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) for electromagnetic applications.||Home Page USA||2006-03|
|Sharat Jenigiri||Software Developer, Metamata Inc. Involved in the development of state of the art static analysis tools for the Java language.||Home Page||1998-06|
|Alex, Kai QIN||Division of Control & Instrumentation, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. My research interests covers pattern recognition, evolutionary computation, machine learning and neural networks||Home Page Singapore||2006-10|
|James Kennedy||I am a research psychologist, at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC. My professional work is involved with research into survey measurement error, and development, testing, and analysis of federal surveys. My independent research is mostly concerned with computer simulations of social systems, in particular the paradigm known as the Particle Swarm algorithm.||Home Page||2006-12|
|Thomas Kiel Rasmussen||Department of Computer Science. Aarhus University. Denmark||Home Page||2001-04|
|James T. Kirby||University of Delaware. Center of Applied Coastal Research. Ph. D. 2006 paper: "Dynamic open contours using particle swarm optimization with application to fluid interface extraction"||Home Page USA||2006-03|
|Satoshi Kitayama||Kanazawa University . Several papers, for example: "Adaptive Range Particle Swarm Optimization", 2006||Home Page (in Japanese)||2007-02|
für Angewandte Informatik und Formale Beschreibungsverfahren
(AIFB). Example of paper: Gap Search in Particle Swarm
Page (in German)
||PhD. Student in Electrical &
Computer Engineering at University of Florida. High Performance
Computing & Simulation (HCS) Research Lab.
|Thiemo Krink||Department of Computer Science. Aarhus University. Denmark||Home Page||2001-04|
|| Lehrstuhl für Elektrische Steuerung und Regelung
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
|Charlie Paul Kumar
Karunya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
|Punna Shiva Kumar||Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur||2006-04|
|Gary Lamont||Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (AFIT/ENG); B. of Physics, 1961; MSEE, 1967, PhD, 1970; University of Minnesota. His research interests include: parallel/distributed computation, evolutionary computation (genetic algorithms, evolutionary strategies, partical swarm optimization, ...), combinatorial optimization problems (single objective, multi-objective), formal methods, software engineering, digital signal processing, intelligent and distributed control systems, computational and numerical methods, and computer-aided design. Dr. Lamont leads the AFIT centers on Evolutionary Computation and Parallel and Distributed Computation.||Home Page
AIFT (Air Force Institut of Technology
||Senior Research Fellow, University of Essex. I have recently started working on the eXtended Particle Swarm XPS optimisation project (2004-10). PSO papers: "Understanding particle swarm optimisation by evolving problem landscapes", "Extending particle swarm optimisation via genetic programming"||Home
|Eleni C. Laskari
||''Mathematics of Computers and Decision Making'', Depts. of Mathematics, Computer Engineering & Informatics,University of Patras, Greece||Home page,
|Alexandros Leontitsis||Department of Education, University of Ioannina. My interests are connected with the analysis of chaotic time series. Especially I am interested in noise reduction and prediction. Some other topics I'm interested in are data analysis, statistics, simulation, and numerical analysis. Paper: A. Leontitsis, D. Kontogiorgos, J. Pagge "Repel the swarm to the optimum", Ed. Elsevier, Applied Mathematics and Computation 173 (2006) 265–272||Home Page Greece||2006-02|
|Xiaodong Li||PhD. School of Computer Science and Information Technology,
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Example of paper: Locating
and Tracking Multiple Dynamic Optima by a Particle Swarm Model using
||Home page, Australia||2007-05|
University. Evolutionary Computation - Particle Swarm
Optimization - Multi-objective Optimization - Dynamic Optimization.
2008 PhD Thesis: Novel Particle Swarm Optimizers with Hybrid,
Dynamic & Adaptive Neighborhood Structures (Nanyang
Technological University). 2012 paper: Memetic Fitness
Euclidean-Distance Particle Swarm Optimization for Multi-modal
||Ph.D., Assistant Professor,
Department of Industrial Engineering, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.
Research interests: combinatorial optimization, meta-heuristic,
neural network production scheduling, reliability analysis
||Studium der Informatik an der
Universität Dortmund. Hauptarbeitsgebiete: Zuverlässigkeitstechnik,
Optimierung von Zuverlässigkeitsstrukture, Multikriterielle
Optimierungsverfahren, Evolutionäre Algorithmen
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|I am from Department of Computer Science, Dalian University of Technology, China. I am interested in PSO. Currently I try to explore the dynamics of PSO(s). My preliminary works indicate it seems chaos theory could help us to better understand PSO. Some online papers: Fuzzy Adaptive Turbulent PSO, Role of Chaos in Swarm Intelligence -A Preliminary Analysis||China||2006-04|
|Dan Loughlin||I am a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at North Carolina State University||Home Page||2003-04|
|Morten Løvbjerg||I am currently a student at The University of Aarhus, Denmark.. My major study area is computer science and my minor economics.||Home Page||2001-04|
|Martin Macaš||PhD Student, Dep. of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,Czech Technical University in Prague. Interests: Swarm Intelligence, Patter Recognition, Nature-inspired Computing, Signal Processing||Home Page
The Czech Republic
|| Prof. Massa is the director of
the ELEDIA Research Center
at the University of Trento and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of
He is a member of the IEEE Society, of the PIERS Technical Committee, of the Inter-University Research Center for Interactions Between Electromagnetic Fields and Biological Systems (ICEmB) and Italian representative in the general assembly of the European Microwave Association (EuMA). His research work since 1992 has been principally on electromagnetic direct and inverse scattering, microwave imaging, optimization techniques, wave propagation in presence of nonlinear media, wireless communications and applications of electromagnetic fields to telecommunications, medicine and biology.
Prof. Massa serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.
||Dortmund University. Application of
CI-methods for evolutionary surface reconstruction, evolutionary
optimization of deep drilling strategies for mold temperature
|Ramin Mehran||Digital Control and Advanced Automation Lab.,K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran.||Home Page Iran||2006-11|
|His current interests are biologically inspired computation, which
includes swarm intelligence and emergent computation. At this
moment, his research is focused on Particle Swarm Optimization. He
is mainly concerned with new
constriction coefficients, the use of new social neighborhood topologies and births, deaths, and migration.
|Home Page, Portugal||2001-06|
|Victor Méndez Muñoz||Ingeniero en Informática, Dpto. Informática e Ingeniería de
Universidad de Zaragoza (unizar), España. "PSO-Grid Data Replication Service"
|Home Page Spain||2007-05|
|Daniel Merkle||Universität Leipzig, Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik, Institut für Informatik||Home Page Germany||2005-12|
|Mohammad Reza Meybodi||Profesor. Research interests: Parallel Algorithms, Learning Systems, Software Engineering, Soft Computing, Neural Networks, Grid Computing. Example of paper: Hamidi, M. and Meybodi, M. R., "Improving Particle Swarm Optimization using Open Cellular Learning Automata", Proceedings of the second Joint Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 28-30 October, 2008||Home Page, Iran||2009-05|
|Vladimiro Henrique Barrosa Pinto de Miranda||INESC Porto
- Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto. Director.
Full Professor, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto,
|Chilukuri Mohan (altern. email)||Professor, Dept. of Electrical Eng. and Computer Science, Syracuse University. Previous work on PSO (with Ender Ozcan) involved mathematical analysis of particle trajectories. Current work (with Buthainah Al-Kazemi) focuses on discrete versions of the PSO algorithm. Other research: evolutionary algorithms (focus: the development of new recombination operators), neural networks (focus: adaptive network architectures), and bioinformatics.||Home Page||2001-10-09|
|Sildomar Takahashi Monteiro||Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Mechano-Micro Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.||Home Page Japan||2006-10|
|Marco Antonio Montes de Oca Roldán||PhD student in Applied Sciences.Institut de Recherches Interdisciplinaires et de Développements en Intelligence Artificielle (IRIDIA).Université Libre de Bruxelles. Brussels, Belgium.||Home Page Belgium||2006-05|
|Jacqueline Moore||Auburn University, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.||Home Page,
||University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany. Research Interest: Particle Swarm Optimization, Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization (MOPSO), Parallel PSO, Parallel MOPSO, MOPSO on Grid, Evolutionary Algorithms, Visualization of MOPSO and PSO, Self-organized parallel PSO, Organic Computing||Home
|Irina Munteanu||"Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania||Home Page||2002-04|
|Bart Naudts||Research interests
Theory of evolutionary algorithms, Bio-informatics
Probabilistic modeling using Bayesian networks
|Home Page, Belgium||2002-09|
||I am student of Westpomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland in Department of Computer Science. I'm working on artificial intelligence and swarm algorithms and their applications in business and engineering. I have invented new swam metaheuristic that greatly outperforms standard PSO and possibly will be presented at icaisc.eu.||Home
|José M. García-Nieto||Department of Languages and Computer Sciences, University of Málaga (Spain). PhD Thesis dissertation entitled "Emergent Optimization: Design and Applications in Telecommunications and Bioinformatics" (22th Feb, 2013). Presentation slides.||Home Page Spain||2013-04|
||He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees
in Telecommunications Engineering and the PhD degree in Space
Sciences and Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, in
2003, 2005, and 2009 respectively. Since 2008, Dr. Oliveri is a
member of the ELEDIA
Research Center at the University of Trento, Italy. His
research work is mainly focused on cognitive radio systems,
electromagnetic direct and inverse problems, and antenna array
design and synthesis.
|S. N. Omkar||Computational Intelligence Lab, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Paper:"Vector evaluated particle swarm optimization (VEPSO) for multi objective design optimization of composite structure"||Home Page, India||2008-05|
|Mahamed G. H. Omran
||He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science
department at the Gulf University
for Science & Technology, Kuwait. He received his B.Sc.
and M.Sc. degrees with Honors in Computer Engineering from Kuwait
University, State of Kuwait, in 1998 and 2000, respectively. He
completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Computer Science at
University of Pretoria, South Africa, in April 2005.
His current research interest is in the area of meta-heuristics and operational research. In addition, he is interested in the area of data clustering, unsupervised image classification and color image quantization. He has more than 45 publications in these fields.
|Home Page, Kuwait
|| Ph.D. Professor and Chair of Engineering Department of
Engineering, The University of the
PO Box 1168, Suva , Fiji
Co-author of the new book, "New Optimization Techniques in Engineering" (in print, Springer-Verlag, 2003). He applied TRIBES (a parameter free PSO) to combinatorial optimization problems such as Flowshop Scheduling.
|C. O. Ourique, J. E. Ourique
||Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
do Norte, Departamento de Engenharia Química
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Química, Campus Universitário - Lagoa Nova, Natal,rasil B
|Lisa Osadciw||Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NY. Research interests: Sensor management algorithms and approaches, System design and architectures for low power multi-sensor systems, Signal design for low power RF sensors.||Home Page USA||2006-05|
||Graduated in Electrical &
Electronics Engineering from Nagarjuna University, India and then
completed his MSc. in Power & Automation Engineering from
Universität Duisburg Essen, Germany. He is currently pursuing his
PhD at the Institute of electrical power systems, Universität
Research Interests: Global Search Algorithms, Particle Swarm Optimization, Optimization under Uncertainty, Uncertainty Modelling, Applications of CI Techniques to Power Systems Applications.
|Ender Özcan||Assist. Prof., Dept. of Computer Engineering, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. Previous work on PSO involved in the analysis of particle trajectories. Current work involves in PSO for multimodal optimization. Other research interests: evolutionary algorithms (new representations,genetic operators), timetabling (scheduling), bioinformatics, game playing,NLP.||Home Page||2006-02|
|Ulrich Paquet||PhD student in Machine Learning, Cambridge University. Research interests: Machine Learning, in particular Bayesian methods with Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations, Boosting, and the use of weighted data in Inference.||Home Page UK||2006-03|
|Konstantinos Parsopoulos||Konstantinos E. Parsopoulos received his dipl. in
in 1998 from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Patras, with speciality in Computational Mathematics and Informatics. He received his M.Sc. degree on Mathematics of Computers and Decision Making in 2001 from the departments of Mathematics and Computer Engineering & Informatics of the University of Patras. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Patras. His scientific interests include Stochastic Optimization algorithms, Swarm Intelligence (specially PSO), Numerical Solving of Nonlinear Systems and applications of the Topological Degree theory. He is a member of the University of Patras Artificial Intelligence Research Center (UPAIRC).
|Jorge Peña||I am PhD student in Applied Mathematics at the Institut de Mathématiques Appliquées (IMA, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland) under the supervision of Prof. Henri Volken. I study mathematical and computational models of the evolution of cooperation in human societies.||Home Page||2011-06|
||Professor at University of Essex, Department of Computer Science. Principal Investigator of the eXtended Particle Swarm XPS optimisation project (2004-10). PSO papers: "Understanding particle swarm optimisation by evolving problem landscapes", "Extending particle swarm optimisation via genetic programming"||Home
|James Pugh||Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. I'm interested in exploring how PSO can be used for unsupervised learning in robotics and in finding commonalities between the virtual search in PSO and real search tasks using real-world robots.||Home Page Switzerland||2006-04|
|Mark Richards||Student at at Brigham Young University. His thesis was about "Improving PSO"||2004-12-27|
||Working as Dr. Assistant Professor at
Informáticos y Computación Department of the Faculty of Computer Science in the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. Member of
and Performance Evaluation Group.
Research interests: heuristic methods, formal methods, software testing, and web services.
|Lekshmana Ramesh||I am Working As Assistant Professor in Dr.MGR University, Pursuing Research in Jadavpur University,India. My Area of Work is "PSO in Distribution System Meter Placement fro Monitoring and Control". I am the Chairman of IET-UK Younger Member section ,Chennai Network ,India.||Home Page India||2008-01|
||PhD in Sciences of Engineering (Patterns of Self-Organization in
Biological Inspired Computation) IST-Technical University of Lisbon.
|Jacques Riget|| Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus, Denmark
||Paolo Rocca is currently an
Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Engineering and
Computer Science (University of Trento) and a member of the ELEDIA
Research Center. He is the author/co-author of over 100 peer
reviewed papers on international journals and conferences.
His main interests are in the framework of antenna array synthesis and design, electromagnetic inverse scattering, and optimization techniques for electromagnetics. He serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.
|Marko Antonio Rodriguez||I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Philosophy Ph.D. student at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. My interests lie in collective-intelligence algorithms for societal-scale decision support systems. I currently hold an appointment at Los Alamos National Labratory researching analysis algorithms for large-scale networks.||Home Page USA||2006-07|
|Bart I. Rylander
||Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School
of Engineering, University of Portland
|Ferat Sahin||Rochester Institut of Technology. Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) for Bayesian Network Generation||Home Page USA||2006-12|
|Ayed Aytallah Salman||Assistant Professor. Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Kuwait University. Research Interests: Application of evolutionary computations (e.g., Genetic Algorithms, Genetic Programming, Ant Colony Systems, Particle Swarm Optimization) in data mining, web mining and multi-objective optimization; E-Commerce. Neural Network, Machine learning.||Home Page, Kuwait||2003-01
|Amit K. Saxena||Prof. and Head Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Guru Gashidas University, Bilaspur C.G.||India||2007-09|
|Luk Schoofs||Research assistant (member of the ISLab), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Antwerp||Home Page, Belgium||2002-09|
|Kai Sedlaczek|| Institute B of Mechanics,
University of Stuttgart. Particle Swarm Optimization of Mechanical
||Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of
||Fatih University, Industrial
Engineering Department, Istanbul
|Yuhui Shi||Home Page||2003-04|
Paula Neves F. da Silva
||University of Coimbra. Member of:
Evolutionary and Complex Systems Group. My research interests:
Evolutionary Computation, Biologically Inspired Computation.
Arlindo Ferreira da Silva
||I'm now a member of the
Artificial Intelligence Group of the Center of Informatics and
Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC), more specifically
working with Evolutionary Computation Subgroup.
In my current work, I'm trying to apply evolutionary techniques to the development of intelligent controllers for autonomous agents.
|Mehmet Sevkli||PhD. Institute of Science & Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul. CV here. Working on PSO for Facility location problems||Home Page Turkey||2007-05|
|Rimvydas Simutis||Professor at Process Control Department, Kaunas University of Technology. Part-time professor at Department of Informatics, Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty. Research Interest: Computational intelligence for biological, technical and financial systems.||Home Page Lithuania||2006-05|
|Mark C. Sinclair||His research interests, as a member of the Photonic Networks Laboratory, include telecommunications network design, evolutionary algorithms, object technology and software agents.||Home Page||2000-08|
||Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria,Pretoria 0002, South Africa||Home
Page, South Africa
||Computational Intelligence Laboratory,University of Louisville,KY,
USA. Research interests: -Biomedical image and signal processing,
analysis, and interpretation -Application of computational,
statistical, and mathematical methodologies to biomedical problems
-Pattern recognition -Neural networks -Fuzzy theory -Numerical
analysis -Modern algebra -Discrete mathematics
||Home Page USA
||Instituto Politécnico de Castelo
Branco. Member of: Evolutionary and Complex Systems Group. My
research interests: Particle Swarm Intelligence, Data Mining.
||NASA Langley Research Center, Analytical and Computational Methods
|William M. Spears||His current interests are evolutionary algorithms, recombination and mutation theory, self-adaptive recombination, efficient speciation methods, Markov chain analyses, neural networks, simulated annealing, machine learning, operations research, Boolean satisfiability, No-Free-Lunch theorems, and 1968-1972 Chevy Novas. He was the moderator of GA-List from 1994 to 1997.||Home Page||2006/03|
||I am doing PhD on investigating different techniques such as Genetic Algorithms and Particle Swarm Optimisation for optimisation of Cancer Chemotherapy. We (me and my supervisors) submitted a paper titled "Optimising Cancer Chemotherapy using Genetic Algorithms and Particle Swarm Optimisation" to PPSN conference 2004.||Home
|P. N. Suganthan||Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Division of Control & Instrumentation||Home Page Nanyang Technological University, Singapore||2004-12
|Shamik Sural||Assistant Professor, School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Research interests: Information and System Security, Image and Video Processing, Mobile and Wireless Networks.||Home Page India||2006-03|
|Ramasamy Kanniayan Suresh||Assistant Professor, Department of
Production Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Etimadai,
Coimbatore -641105, India.
Presently (2005-11), I am applying a hybrid version of Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm for solving Scheduling Problems.
|Home Page, India||2005-11|
|Phillip Tann||University of Sunderland, School of
Engineering and Advanced Technology, Centre for Research into
Evolutionary and Intelligent Methods
||Home Page, UK||2002-09|
||Assistant Professor, Fatih University,Management Department, 34500 Buyukcekmece, Istanbul. I have been recently working on the PSO to apply it to the production scheduling problems. I have already applied the binary PSO to the simple, single level lot sizing problem. Results are competitive with the Wagner-Whitin optimal results. I have already applied the PSO to the flowshop scheduling problem and the single machine weighted/unweighted tardiness problems using the benchmarks problems in the literature||Home
|Tejaswini||Objective: To find a challenging career in the area of SOFTWARE ENGINEERING with focus on design and development of Networking and Distributed Systems Applications||Home
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.
|John Tindle||The Institution of Electrical Engineers Professional Group C3 -
Information Systems and Networks
and IEE North Eastern Centre Electronics Computing and Control Section EC&C
|Home Page, UK||2002-09|
|Sonia Tindle||University of Sunderland, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Centre for Research into Evolutionary and Intelligent Methods||UK||2002-09|
|Ting Tiew On
He is master student from Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University, Malaysia. His area of research includes improvement of PSO algorithm to a wide range of benchmarks functions and its application in Efficient Power Distribution (Economic Dispatch and Unit Commitment problem). He is currently under the supervision of a great thinker of the age, namely Professor M.V.C. Rao (supervisor) and ambitious lecturer, Mr. Loo Chu Kiong (co-supervisor). He hopes to further extend his work in solving Multiobjective problems using PSO.
||The objective of my PhD is to investigate different techniques such as Genetic Algorithms and Particle Swarm Optimisation for providing personalised recommendations.||Home Page, UK
|Julio Valdés||Research Officer, Integrated Reasoning, NRC Institute for Information Technology, Ottawa. Areas of interest: artificial intelligence (mathematical foundations of uncertainty processing and inexact reasoning, knowledge engineering, expert systems and machine learning), digital image and signal processing, pattern recognition, virtual reality, soft computing (fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, probabilistic reasoning, rough sets), data mining, data analysis in general and hybrid systems. He has applied PSO in combination with classical optimization to build virtual reality spaces (paper downloadable from his Home Page.||Home Page Canada||2006-04|
|Frans Van den Bergh||Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria, South
Interests: PSO convergence characteristics, neural networks, data
compression & computer graphics.
Magalieskruin, South Africa
||Graduate Research Assistant,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Syracuse
University, Syracuse, NY. Research Interests: Evolutionary
Algorithms, Multi-sensor Intelligent Systems
|Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy
||I am currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA.||Home Page South
||My Ph.D. research topics concentrated on the use of response surface methodology and fuzzy set theory in structural optimization problems with uncertainty.||Home Page USA
||Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Brigham Young University. His main areas of interest include neural networks, machine learning, evolutionary computation and quantum computation and quantum computational learning.||Home
|Jakob Vesterstrøm|| Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus, Denmark
|Rajib Verma||Some of my research interests: Applying computer science to economics: e.g., simulations, particle swarm optimization, artificial intelligence techniques, improvements to econometric software, forecasting, applications of theoretical computer science techniques.||Home Page
Department of Computer Science and Engineering , Dunston Hall
Auburn University , Alabama
|Luís Nunes Vicente||Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the School of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra. Member of the Numerical Analysis and Optimization Group of the Centre for Mathematics.||Home Page Portugal||2006-10|
|P. Visalakshi||I am working in the Department
of CSE, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
I have worked on my thesis titled, "Certain Investigations on
Particle Swarm Optimization Techniques for solving the
Multiprocessor Scheduling Problems". I have worked on Simple PSO,
PSO with dynamically varying inertia, Hybrid PSO, Parallel PSO and
Orthogonal PSO for solving the multiprocessor scheduling problem.
|Michael N. Vrahatis||Department of Mathematics and University of Patras Artificial Intelligence Research Center (UPAIRC)||Home Page||2002-04|
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|He is a postdoctoral fellow at the
Robarts Research Institute in London, Canada. He earned the
doctorate degree in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from
the University of Louisville in 2002. He is currently working
in soft tissue modelling, surgery and therapy simulation,
computer-assisted therapeutic procedures, and numerical and
Address Imaging Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, 100 Perth Drive, London, ON N6A 5K8, CANADA
|Martin R. Weikart||Marty's academic interests include digital signal processing, fuzzy logic, and optimization methodology. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering. His thesis work is attempting to confirm an optimum solution for minimum patient exposure time during application of radiation to tumors. In addition, he has extensively reviewed particle swarm as a genetic algorithm for optimization.||Home Page
3210 238th St Sw,
Lynnwood WA 98036-8424
||Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing,
Evolutionary & learning algorithms, such as genetic algorithms (GAs), particle swarm optimizer (PSO), differential evolution (DE), hybrid algorithms, etc., for nonlinear programming problems and the relations to self-organization of complex system Framework for the Technology CAD (TCAD) approach for ultra-small transistor design and optimization. Qualify analysis for SPICE models
|Keiichirou Yasuda||Department of Electrical Engineering,Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo
Metropolitan University,Energy Engineering Laboratory
1-1 Minami Oosawa, Hachioji, Tokyo, 192-0397 Japan. Research fields: System Engineering, Power System Engineering
|Home Page Japan||2003-01
|Amr M. Youssef||Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Montreal. Associate Professor. Research interests: Cryptography and Network Security, Sequence Design for FH-CDMA, Software Protection Information Hiding, Speech Recognition and Synthesis,Hardware Implementation of Cryptographic Algorithms. Applied PSO to cryptography.||Home Page Canada||2006-02|
||Professor. School of Engineering and
Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealanc.
His research is focused in Evolutionary Computation especially
Genetic Programming and Particle Swarm Optimisation, Intelligent and
Evolutionary Computer Vision, and Data Mining and Machine learning.
Page, New Zealand
||I have successfully solved the power problem by APSO. My
University) is located at Jinan,Shandong province.
||I am a postdoctoral Research Associate of Psychological and Brain
Sciences Dept. at University of Louisville (UofL), Louisville,
KY. I am working on several research projects about pattern
recognition and image fusion. In 2002, I taught Digital Image
Processing and Computer Graphics at Dept. of Computer Engineering
and Computer Science, University of Louisville
|Jacek M. Zurada||He is the S.T. Fife Alumni Professor of Electrical and Computer
Engineering at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
He is the co-editor of the 2000 MIT Press volume Knowledge-Based
Neurocomputing, and the author of the 1992 PWS text Introduction to
Artificial Neural Systems, contributor to the 1994 and 1995 Ablex
volumes Progress in Neural Networks, and co-editor of the 1994 IEEE
Press volume Computational Intelligence: Imitating Life. He is the
author or co-author of more than 180 journal and conference papers
in the area of neural networks, analog and digital VLSI circuits.
Since 1998 Dr. Zurada has been the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE
Transactions on Neural Networks.
||Home Page Canada