Expertise

His primary research interests are the Automated Design of Algorithms employing Hyper-Heuristics, and Evolutionary Computing, in particular their use as robust solvers for real-world problem solving, with an emphasis on applications in the cyber domain, ranging from adversarial models in cyber (physical) security to evolving graph algorithms to the automated design of SAT solver heuristics.

Areas of Interest

  • Evolutionary Computing, Automated Design of Algorithms, Cyber Security, and Hyper-heuristics

Research Interests:

  • Artificial Intelligence for National Security (Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Program Understanding)
  • ​Automated Design of Algorithms employing Hyper-Heuristics
  • Computational Game Theory employing Coevolutionary Algorithms
  • Evolutionary Computation  

Keywords/Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Computational Intelligence, Evolutionary Computing, Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Automated Design of Algorithms, Meta-heuristics, Hyper-heuristics. 

Affiliations

Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, College of Engineering and Computing, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University
2019

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering and Computing, Missouri University of Science and Technology (past)

Communities
Computer Science
Degrees
PhD, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands, Computer Science, 2002
MS, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands, Computer Science, 1996
BS, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands, Computer Science and Mathematics, 1992