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Biosketch (中文简历)

Professor Yaochu Jin is a Distinguished Chair, Professor in Computational Intelligence and Head of the Nature Inspired Computing and Engineering (NICE) Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK. He was a "Finland Distinguished Professor" at University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, "Changjiang Distinguished Professor" at Northeastern University, China, and Visiting Professor at Donghua University, China.

Professor Jin is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, and Editor-in-Chief of Springer's free Open Access Journal Complex & Intelligent Systems. He is a Fellow of IEEE.

He received the BSc, MSc and PhD degrees, all in automatic control from Zhejiang University, China and the Dr.-Ing. degree from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. He was Principal Scientist and Group Leader at the Honda Research Institute Europe, Germany before he was appointed Chair in Computational Intelligence at University of Surrey in June 2010. He was Associate Lecturer, Lecturer and Associate Professor with the Electrical Engineering Department, Zhejiang University from 1991 to 1996. He has published over 200 journal and conference papers and was granted 9 US/EU/Japan patents. His papers have reported over 16,000 citations (according to Google Scholar). Since he joined Surrey in June 2010, he has successfully attracted research funds from EU FP7, UK EPSRC, Royal Society, and industries, including Honda, Bosch, Santander, HR Wallingford, Intellas UK Ltd, and Aero Optimal. He was also a member of the European GARTEUR Action Group "Surrogate-based Global Optimization Methods in Aerodynamic Design".

He was Vice President for Technical Activities of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2014-2015) and a Distinguished Lecturer (2013-2015, 2017-2019) of IEEE. He was an AdCom member (2012-2013), a member of the Award Committee (2012-2013) and Chair (2011-2012) of the Intelligent Systems Applications Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He was the founding General Co-Chair of the 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multi-Criterion Decision-Making, and the founding General Co-Chair of 2011 and 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments. He is the General Chair of the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. He has delivered over 14 Keynote speeches at international conferences on morphogenetic robotics and morphogenetic self-organizing systems, developmental neural computation, modeling and analysis of gene regulatory networks, evolutionary optimization in dynamic and uncertain environments and multi-objective machine learning.

He also serves as an Associate Editor of BioSystems, the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, the IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, the Soft Computing Journal, and Natural Computing. He is an Editorial Board Member of the Evolutionary Computation Journal (since 2014). He is a past Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, the IEEE Transactions on Systems, man and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, and the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.

Professor Jin is a member of Peer Review College and Review Panelist of EPSRC, UK, a member of Computer Science Review Panel, Academy of Finland, an Evaluator/Panel member of EU FP7 FET / Human Brain Project, a Peer Reviewer of Italian Evaluation of Research Quality exercise (VQR 2004-2010), and a Grant reviewer for many funding agencies, including the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), the Levehulme Trust (UK), the Marsden Fund (New Zealand), Killam Fellowship Program (Canada), the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Czech Science Foundation, Cyprus Research Promotion Fundation, FWF (Austria), and the European Science Foundation.

Recently Funded Projects (since 06/2010)

  1. "Many-objective optimisation for vehicle dynamics" funded by Honda R&D Europe (PI, 10.2017-09.2019)
  2. "Multi-objective evolutionary methods for hierarchical and multi-label classification" funded by FAPESP SPRINT (Surrey-PI, 01.2017-12.2018, PI: Dr Ricardo Cerri, UFSCar, Brazil)
  3. "Deep learning in mass spectrometry imaging", funded by EPSRC Industrial CASE Award (PI, 04/2017 - 03.2021)
  4. "Preference learning in decision making", funded by Honda Research Institute Europe (PI, 10/2016 - 09/2019)
  5. "Data-driven surrogate-assisted evolutionary fluid dynamic optimisation", funded by EPSRC (PI, Grant No. EP/M017869/1,06.2015 - 05.2018)
  6. SWARM-ORGAN: A theoretical framework for swarms of GRN-controlled agents which display adaptive tissue-like organisation", EU FP7 (PI at Surrey, in collboration with CRG, Spain, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and University of East Anglia, UK, 03.2013-08.2016)
  7. "Sparse multi-way digital signal processing approach for detection of deep medial temporal discharges from scalp EEG", funded by EPSRC (Co-I, 01.2013-06.2015. PI: Dr Saeid Sanei)
  8. "Model-based evolutionary many-objective optimisation" funded by Honda Research Institute Europe (PI, 01.2013-12.2015)
  9. "Evolutionary optimisation of CFRP stiffened panels of aircraft", funded by EPSRC KTA and Aero Optimal (PI, 09.2011-09.2012)
  10. "Fast and robust feature extraction for detection of bootlegged museum images", funded by EPSRC CASE and Intellas UK Ltd (PI, 01.2011-06.2014)
  11. "Evolutionary methods for generating hierarchical and multi-label classifiers", Santander Doctoral Student Award, (PI, 03.2012-08.2012)
  12. "Reconstruction of global regulatory networks governing the production of antibiotics in Streptomyces bacteria", funded by EPSRC DTC, in collaboration with Microbial and Cellular Sciences Department, University of Surrey (PI, 07.2011-03.2014)
  13. "Heterogeneous ensenbles for convergence prediction in surrogate-asssited evolutionary optimisation", funded by EPSRC DTC, incollaboration with Division of Mechanical, Medical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Surrey (PI, 07.2011-03.2014)
  14. "Modeling neural plasticity for spatiotemporal pattern recognition", funded by EPSRC DTG (PI, 07.2011-12.2014)
  15. "Intelligent heat solutions: Concepts and strategies for product development", funded by EPSRC EngD and Bosch Thermotechnology (PI, 09.2011-08.2014)
  16. "Knowledge extraction and development of decision support systems for conceptual design of sustainable liquified nitrogen gas terminals", funded by EPSRC EngD and HR Wallingford (Co-I, 05.2011-04.2014)
  17. "Predicting suitable vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease virus based on genetic sequence", jointly funded by Microbial and Cellular Sciences Department and Computing Department, University of Surrey, in collaboration with Institute for Animal Health, Surrey (PI, 10.2011-09.2014)
  18. "Semi-supervised ensemble learning for BCI-based game control", funded by Department of Computing, University of Surrey (PI, 10.2011-09.2014)
  19. "Computational modeling of neural plasticity", start-up grant, funded by Department of Computing, University of Surrey (PI, 11.2010-10.2012)

Research Interests

I am particularly interested in nature-inspired machine intelligence and real-world driven problem-solving. Related research topics include:

  • Evolutionary optimization
    • Data driven evolutionary optimization and decision-making
    • Surrogate-assisted evolutionary optimization
    • Robust and dynamic optimization, robustness over time
    • Multi-objective and many-objective optimization
    • Large-scale optimization
  • Machine learning
    • Multi-objective machine learning (accuracy versus complexity, diversity, sparsity, and interpretability)
    • Secure machine learning (robust and resilient machine learning against adversarial behaviors, learning with encrypted data, and cybersecurity intelligence).
    • Advanced machine learning (semi-supervised learning, transfer learning and knowledge incorporation, active learning, and ensemble learning)
    • Deep learning (explainable deep learning, generative adversarial networks, and deep reinforcement learning)
    • Ensemble learning and drop-out learning
  • Real world applications include
    • Design optimization and control of complex systems, e.g., wing high-lift systems, fuselage of aircraft, turbine engines and vehicles; decision support systems, such as natural gas terminal design, intelligent heating systems design, energy management in buildings;
    • Process optimization and control, including steel-making and continuous casting, and control of multi-level carbon fibre stretching processes; electric power transmission systems
    • Image processing and image identification
    • Healthcare and bioinformatics

My science-driven research interests lie in interdisciplinary areas that bridge the gap between computational intelligence and machine learning, computational neuroscience, and computational biology. My current main topics include

  • Evolutionary developmental systems
    • Neural and morphological development
    • Gene regulatory networks
    • Brain-body co-evolution
  • Computational modeling of neural plasticity
    • Computational modeling of plasticity
    • Gene regulated plasticity in reservoir computing such as echo-state networks and liquid state machines
  • Morphogenetic robotics
    • Morophogenetic swarm robots
    • Mophogenetic reconfigurable modular robotics

Research Team



Honors and Awards

Journal Editorship

(2009 -)

Invited Keynote / Plenary Talks, Invited Talks, and Other Invited Activities

1.    Invited Keynote, "Analysis, Synthesis and Applications of Gene Regulatory Network Models", 10th Workshop on Bioinformatics and 5th Symposium of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, 25 C 27 May 2012, Gda么聬艩庐sk, Poland

2.    Invited Keynote, "Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Optimization: Past, Present and Future ", Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION) 6, Paris, Jan 16-20, 2012

3.    Invited Keynote, "Morphogenetic Self-Organization of Swarm Robotic Systems for Robust Boundary Coverage and Target Tracking", The 7th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, December 3-4, 2011, Sanya, Hainan, China

4.    Invited Keynote, "Evolutionary developmental neurocomputing", DevLeaNN Workshop, October 27-28, 2011, Paris, France

5.    Invited Keynote, "Computational Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis of Gene Regulatory Networks", Computational Methods in Bioinformatics, October 19, 2011, Salerno, Italy

6.    Invited Keynote, "Morphogenetic Self-Organization of Collective Systems", Organic Computing Workshop, The 8th International Conference on Autonomic Computing Karlsruhe, Germany, June 14-18, 2011

7.    Plenary talk, "Morphogenetic robotics", World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing, December 15-17, 2010, Kitakyushu, Japan,

8.    Plenary talk, "Analysis and Synthesis of Gene Regulatory Networks and Their Application to Morphogenetic Robotics", International Conference on Computational Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, November 4-5, 2010, Bangkok, Thailand

9.    Invited plenary talk, "Multi-objective machine learning", The 2010 International Workshop on Nature Inspired Computation and Application , October 23-27, 2010, Hefei, China

10. Keynote talk, "A fitness-independent evolvability measure for evolutionary developmental systems", 7th International Symposium on Networks in Bioinformatics, April 22-23, 2010, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

11. Semi-plenary talk, "Computational modeling of gene regulatory networks: Analysis, synthesis and applications", 15th International Conference on Neural Information Processing of the Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly (ICONIP 2008), November 25-28, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand

12. Keynote talk, "Efficient evolutionary algorithms for complex engineering design", Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacturing, April 29th-30th 2008, Bristol, UK

13. Keynote talk, "Pareto-optimality is everywhere: From engineering design, machine learning to biological systems", Genetic and Evolving Fuzzy Systems, 4 - 7 March, 2008, Witten-Bommerholz, Germany

14. Plenary talk, "Pareto-based multi-objective machine learning", Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Sep. 17-19, 2007, Kaiserslautern, Germany


1.    Invited talk, "Modelling activity-dependant neural plasticity in liquid state machines for spatiotemporal pattern recognition", EvoDevoNet2012: Evolution and Development of Networks, from Systems Biology to Computational Neuroscience, 23-24 November, 2012, Poznan, Polan

2.    Invited talk, "A systems approach to evolutionary optimisation of complex engineering problems", Department of Mathematical Information Technology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 16 August 2012

3.    Invited talk, "Morphogenetic self-organisation of collective systems", Social Robotics Lab, National University of Singapore, 05.06.2012

4.    Invited talk, "Modeling activity-dependent neural plasticity in liquid state machines for spatiotemporal pattern recognition", School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 03.06.2012

5.    Invited talk, "Modelling Activity-Dependant Synaptic Plasticity in Spiking Neural Networks", 10th Workshop on Bioinformatics and 5th Symposium of the Polish Bioinformatics Society 25-26 May 2012, Gdansk, Poland

6.    Invited speech, Biology + Computing = ?? A Joint Meeting of the CSE:SEABIS Group and the ModAbs Group, Sponsored by SICSA, University of Stirling, UK, 21st May 2012

7.    Invited talk, "Self-organization of neural systems C An evolutionary and developmental perspective", School of Computing, Robert Gordon University, 24 February, 2012

8.    Invited seminar, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, 22 February, 2012

9.    Invited talk, "Morphogenetic robotics", Robot Intelligence Technology (RIT) Laboratory, KAIST, 16 September 2011

10. Invited talk, "Morphogenetic robotics", College of Engineering, Seoul National University, 15 September, 2011

11. Invited talk, "Morphogenetic robotics", Forum Informatik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, January 16, 2012

12. Invited talk, "Surrogate-Assisted Evolutionary Computation: Recent Advances and Future Challenges", Department of Computer Science, Technical University of Dortmund, March 29, 2011

13. Invited talk, "Morphogenetic robotics: Bio-inspired Self-organization of Robotic Systems", UoP Computer Science Seminar, University of Portmouth, March 11, 2011

14. Invited talk, "Dynamicalization - Manipulated Changes of Constraints for Efficient Optimization of Constrained Problems", Bridging The Gap: Workshop 7, Dynamic Optimisation in an Uncertain World: Challenges and State-of-the-Art , University of Birmingham, 24th February, 2011

15. Invited talk, "Morphogenetic robotics: Bio-inspired Self-organization of Robotic Systems", University of Loughborough, February 18, 2011

16. Invited talk, "Self-organization of neural systems - An evolutionary and developmental perspective", The Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning, University College London, January 27, 2011

17. Invited talk, "Self-organization of neural systems - An evolutionary and developmental perspective", Department of Control Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 31st December, 2010

18. Invited talk, "A systems approach to multi-objective optimization of complex systems", Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 29th December, 2010

19. Invited talk, "Analysis, synthesis and applications of gene regulatory networks models", School of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, 10th November, 2010

20. Invited talk, "Surrogate-asssited evolutionary computation - Recent advances and future challenges", School of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, October 25, 2010

21. Invited talk, EU ICT FET Action Workshop on EVOBODY: new Principles of Unbound Embodied Evolution. Sept. 23, 2010, Malta

22. Invited talk, "Morphogenetic self-organization of collective systems", COST Action IC0806: Intelligent Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructure Systems, Second Action Workshop, May 17-18, 2010, Budapest, Hungary

23. Invited talk, "Analysis and synthesis of gene regulatory networks and their application to morphogenetic robotics", Laboratory for Systems Theory and Automatic Control, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, January 26, 2010

24. Invited talk, "Evolutionary multi-objective optimization of expensive problems using surrogate ensembles", Special Session on "Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimizationation" organized by J. Branke, the 23rd European Conference on Operational Research, July 6-8 2009, Bonn, Germany

25. Invited talk, "Analysis, synthesis and applications of gene regulatory network", Colloquium, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, February 13, 2009

26. Invited talk, "Brain-body co-evolution toward understanding major transitions in evolution of primitive nervous systems", INNS-NNN Symposia (New directions in Neural Networks) on Modelling the Brain and Nervous Systems, 24-25 November 2008, Auckland, NZ

27. Invited talk, "Pareto analysis of evolutionary and learning systems", The 2008 International Workshop on Nature Inspired Computation and Applications, May 27-29,2008, Hefei, China

28. Invited talk (together with B. Sendhoff), "Towards multi-objective system optimization", EMO 2007, March 8, Matsushima, Japan

29. Invited talk, "Scalable model-based multi-objective optimization", Dagstuhl Seminar on Practical Approaches to Multi-objective Optimization, Dec. 13-17, 2006, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany

30. Invited talk, "Modeling regularity in multi-objective optimization", PPSN Workshop on Multi-Objective problem Solving from Nature, Sep. 9, 2006, Reykjavik

31. Invited talk, "Multi-objective machine learning", School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, February 18, 2006

32. Invited talk, "Research on evolution and learning at HRI-EU", Kanpur Genetic Algorithm Lab , Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, July 6, 2005

33. Invited talk on "Hybrid representations for evolutionary multi-objective optimization", Dagstuhl Seminar on Practical Approaches to Multi-objective Optimization, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, Nov. 8-12, 2004

34. Invited talk, "Aerodynamic optimization using evolutionary algorithms", Track on EC in Industry, GECCO'04, Seattle, July 2004

35. Invited talk on "Ein auf evolutionaerer Mehrzieloptimierung basierender Ansatz zur Regularisierung neuronaler Netze" (A method for neural network regularization based on evolutionary multi-objective optimization), Fachbereich Informatik, Lehrstuhl Systemanalyse (Prof. Dr. Hans-Paul Schwefel), Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, March 1, 2004

36. Invited talk on "Rethinking multi-objective evolutionary algorithms", Dagstuhl Seminar on Theory of Evolutionary Algorithms, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, Feb. 15-20, 2004

37. Invited talk on "Dynamic weighted aggregation: from multi-objective optimization to dynamic optimum tracking". AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, Nov. 28, 2003

38. Invited talk on "Evolutionary multi-objective optimization: Methods, analysis and applications". the Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Yuan-Ze University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, ROC, Nov. 4-10, 2002


o   Invited Summer School Course, "Evolutionary optimisation of expensive problems." 22nd Jyvaskyla Summer School, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 13-17 August 2012

o   Tutorial, "Evolutionary developmental neural computation", 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, June 10, 2012, Brisbane, Australia

o   Tutorial (Invited), "A systems approach to evolutionary aerodynamic design optimization", Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN(LION 5), Jan 17-21, 2011, Rome, Italy

o   Tutorial on "Morphogenetic Robotics: A New Emerging Field of Self-Organizing Robotic Systems", 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 9-13, 2011, Shanghai, China (together with Y. Meng)

o   Tutorial on "Multi-objective machine learning", 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multi-Criterion Decision-Making, April 12-15, 2011, Paris, France

o   Tutorial on "Multi-objective machine learning", 2007 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, April 1-5, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

o   Tutorial on "Fitness approximation in evolutionary computation". GECCO'05, Washington D. C., USA, July 25, 2005

o   Tutorial on "Evolutionary computation in dynamic and uncertain environments". CEC'04, Portland, OR, June 2004


o   Invited panelist, WCCI'08 Industrial Panel Discussion, June 1-6, 2008, Hong Kong

o   Invited panelist, panel discussion on "Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization" organized by Prof. K. Deb and Prof. C. Coello, at the WCCI'06, Vancouver, July 16-21, 2006

o   Invited panelist, plenary panel discussion on "Open Problems and Challenges in Natural Computation and Knowledge Discovery" organized by Prof. Jacek Zurada, at the ICNC'05 and FSKD'05, August 27-29, 2005, Changsha, China.

Involvement in Professional Organizations

Conference Activities

1.    Special Session Chair, 2014 World Congress on Computational Intelligence, July 6-11, 2014, Beijing, China


1.    Co-Chair, Workshop on "Evolutionary transitions of brain-body couplings", The 11th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, Paris, France, August 24-28, 2010

2.    Co-Chair, Workshop on "Bio-inspired self-organizing robotic systems", 2010 IEEE Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, May 3-8, 2010

3.    Co-Chair, Special session on "Expensive optimization problems", CEC 2010, Barcelona, July 18-23, 2010

4.    Co-Chair, Special session on "Evolutionary computation in dynamic and uncertain environments", CEC 2010, Barcelona, July 18-23, 2010

5.    Co-Chair, Special session on "Bio-inspired self-organizing multi-agent systems", CEC 2010, Barcelona, July 18-23, 2010

6.    Co-Chair, Special session on "Evolutionary computation in dynamic and uncertain environments", CEC09, Trondheim, Norway, 18-21 May, 2009

7.    Organizer, Special session on "Evolving gene regulatory networks", CEC'08, Hong Kong, June 1-6, 2008

8.    Co-Chair, Special session on "Computational systems biology", CEC'07, Singapore, Sep. 25-28, 2007

9.    Co-Chair, Special Session on "EC in dynamic and uncertain environments", CEC'07, Singapore, Sep. 25-28, 2007

10. Chair, Special Session on "Multi-Objective Machine Learning", IJCNN'06/WCCI'06, Vancouver, July 16-21, 2006

11. Co-Chair, Special Session on "Evolutionary Optimization in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments", CEC'06, Vancouver, July 16-21, 2006

12. Co-Chair, The Second European Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms in Stochastic and Dynamic Environments, March 30 - 1 April 2005, Lausanne, Switzerland

13. Co-Chair, Special Session on "Learning and Approximation in Design Optimization", CEC'04, Portland, USA, June 20-23, 2004

14. Co-Chair, The First European Workshop on Evolutionary Computation for Stochastic and Dynamic Environments (EvoSTOC), Coimbra, April 2004

15. Co-Chair, Workshop on Learning, Adaptation and Approximation in Evolutionary Computation within GECCO-03, Chicago, July 2003

16. Co-Chair, Workshop on Approximation and Learning in Evolutionary Computation within GECCO-02, New York, July 2002


o   Steering Committee member

§  2007 IEEE Symposium on Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM), April 1-5, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


o   Program Committee Member

1.  PC member, IJCNN 2012

2.   PC member, PPSN 2012

3.   PC member, CEC 2012

4.  PC member, GECCO 2012

5.   PC member, EvoSTOC 2011

6.   PC member, CEC 2011

7.  PC member, GECCO 2011

8.  PC member, IJCNN 2011

9.  TPC member, IJCNN 2010, Barcelona, Spain

10.   PC member, GECCO 2010, Portland, USA

11.   PC member, HIS 2010, Atlanta, USA

12. PC member, Int. Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN), 2010, Shanghai, China

13. PC member, PPSN 2010, Poland

14.   PC member, ICANN 2010, Greece


16. PC member, 8th International Conf. on Development and Learning, June 5-7, 2009, Shanghai, China

17.   PC member, IEEE GrC'09, August 17-19, 2009, Nanjing, China

18.   PC member, IJCNN 2009, June 14-19, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

19.   TPC member, ICANN 2009, 14-17 September, Limassol, Cyprus

20. PC member, GECCO 2009, 8-12 July, 2009, Montreal, Canada

21. PC member, CEC 2009, 18-21 May, 2009, Trondheim, Norway

22.  PC member, EMO'09, April 7-10, 2009, Nantes, France

23.  PC member, CCE 2008, Nov. 11-14, 2008, Mexico City, Mexico

24. PC member, IBERAMIA 2008, October 14 -17, 2008, Lisboa, Portugal

25.  PC member, HIS 2008, Sept. 10-12th, 2008, Barcelona, Spain

26.  PC member, Int. Conf. on Cognitive Informatics, August 14-16, 2008, Stanford University, California, USA

27. PC member, PPSN 2008, Sept. 13-17, 2008, Dortmund, Germany

28. PC member, SMCia/08, June 25-27, 2008, Muroran, Japan

29. PC member, GECCO 2008, Atlanta, USA

30. PC member, 3rd International Workshop on Genetic and Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems, 4 - 7 March, 2008, Witten-Bommerholz, Germany

31. PC member, 2008 World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 1-6 June, 2008, Hong Kong

32.  PC member, The First Int. Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, Feb. 10-15, 2008, St. Luce, Martinique

33.  PC member, GrC'07, Nov. 2-4, 2007, Silicon Valley, USA

34. PC member, HIS'07, Sep. 17-19, Kaiserslautern, Germany

35.  PC member, GECCO 2007, July 7-11, 2007, London, UK

36.  Reviewer, CEC 2007, Sep. 25-28, 2007, Singapore

37. Reviewer, FUZZ-IEEE 2007, London, England, July 24-26, 2007

38. Reviewer, Int. Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2007), August 12-17, 2007, Orlando, Florida

39. PC member, SMCia '07, Passau, Germany, August 1-3, 2007

40. IPC member, The Third Int. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery, Haikou, China, Aug. 24-27, 2007

41.   IPC member, The Fourth International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (EMO 2007), Matsushima, Japan, March 5-8, 2007

42. PC member, SMCals'06, July 24-26, 2006, Logan, USA

43. PC member, ICARCV'06, Dec. 5-8, Singapore

44. PC member, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2006), Reykjavik, Island, Sept. 9-13, 2006

45. PC member, Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2006), Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, 2006

46. PC member, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2006), Seattle, USA, July 8-12, 2006

47. PC member, The 5rd IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Beijing, China, July 17-19, 2006

48. PC member, IEEE Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, Bangkok, Tailand, 7-9 June, 2006

49. PC member, The Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA2006), Jinan, China, Oct. 16-18, 2006

50. PC member, The Third European Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms in Stochastic and Dynamic Environments, April 10-12, 2006, Budapest, Hungary

51. IPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. on Engineering of Intelligent Systems, April 22-23, 2006, Islamabad, Pakistan

52.  PC member, 2006 IEEE Conference on Granular Computing, May 10-12, 2006, Atlanta, USA

53.  IPC member, The 2nd Symposium on Evolutionary Fuzzy Systems , Sept. 7-9, 2006, Ambelside, UK

54. IPC member, SCIS & ISIS 200, September 20-24, 2006, O-okayama Campus West Bldg. 9, Tokyo Institute of Technology

55.  PC member, Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL'06), Oct. 15-18, 2006, Hefei, China

56.  Editorial Committee Member, ADAPTIVE COMPUTING IN DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE (ACDM 2006), APRIL 25th - 27th, 2006, BRISTOL, UK

57. PC member, Fifth International Conference on Hybrid Systems, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov.6-9, 2005

58. PC member, WSC10: 10th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, September 19th - October 7th, 2005

59. IPC member, International Conference on Machine Intelligence,Tozeur, November 2005

60. PC member, CEC-2005, Edinburgh, UK, September 2-5, 2005

61. PC member, The 9th IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing. Sept. 12-14, 2005. Benidorm, Spain

62.  PC member, Intelligent Systems Design and Applications(ISDA'05) , Sep. 8-10, 2005, Wroclaw, Poland

63.  PC member, 2005 International Symposium on Intelligent Control, June 27-29, 2005 Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort, Limassol, Cyprus

64. PC member, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, June 25-29, 2005, Washington D.C.

65.  PC member, The IASTED International Conference on COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, July 4-6, 2005, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

66.  PC member, The 7th IASTED International Conference on CONTROL AND APPLICATIONS, May 18-20, 2005, Cancun, Mexico

67. PC member, The First International Workshop on Genetic Fuzzy Systems, Granada, Spain, March 17-19, 2005

68. PC member, The Third International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (EMO 2005), Guanajuato, Mexico, March 9-11, 2005

69. Program Review Committee member, Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA05), Jan. 5-9, 2005, Aizu, Fukushima, Japan

70.   PC member, The 8th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN VIII), Birmingham, UK, on 18-22 September 2004.

71.   TPC member, 2004 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems , Singapore, December 1-3, 2004

72. TPC member, the 8th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications (WSC8), September 20 to October 8, 2004

73. PC member, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics August 16-17, 2004, British Columbia, Canada

74. TPC member, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2004 (CEC'04), Portland, USA, June 20-23, 2004

75. PC Member, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Seattle, July 2004

76. IPC member, ISDA'04, Budapest, August 26 - 28, 2004

77. IPC member, ICAIIP-2004, anakkale, April 26-28, 2004

78. IPC member, the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Taiwan, September 2-4, 2004

79.   TPC Member, The Second International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Singapore, December 2003

80. IPC Member, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, and Session Chair of "GA Operators", Chicago, July 2003

81.   IPC member, Second International Conference on Evolutionary Multicriterion Optimization, also Session Chair of "Objective Handling", Faro, April 2003

82. IPC Member, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, New York, July 2002

83. IPC Member, International Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence, Tokyo, August 2002

Grant Reviewer, Referee and External Ph.D. Examiner

Journal Paper and Book Proposal Reviewer

Teaching Experience and Student Projects

  • Student Supervision

I am / have (co)-supervising / (co)-supervised several students at Ph.D., Master and undergraduate levels.


Last update May 2014. Please direct all inquires to Yaochu Jin.