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Research Interests

  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Machine Learning

Other Experience

  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate, Naval Research Laboratory, 1996-1999

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member, Evolutionary Computation Journal
  • Editorial Board Member, Memetic Computing Journal
  • Panelists, National Science Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair, Foundations of Genetic Algorithms X, January 2009
  • Publicity Chair, 2008 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
  • Executive Board, ACM Special Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO), 2005-2009
  • Executive Board, International Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, 2002-2004

Honors & Awards

  • UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2019
  • Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science, 2017
  • National Research Council Research Associateship Award, 1996-1999