Xin Yao

Registered user since Mon 28 Aug 2023

Name:Xin Yao

Prof. Xin Yao (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.Sc. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China, in 1982, the M.Sc. degree from the North China Institute of Computing Technologies, Beijing, China, in 1985, and the Ph.D. degree from USTC, in 1990. He is currently a Chair Professor of computer science with the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, and a part-time Professor of computer science with the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K. His major research interests include evolutionary computation, ensemble learning, and their applications to software engineering. Prof. Yao was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS). He was the President of the IEEE CIS from 2014 to 2015 and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation from 2003 to 2008. His work won the 2001 IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award; the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Awards in 2010, 2016, and 2017; the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award in 2011; and many other best paper awards at conferences. He received a prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2012, the IEEE CIS Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award in 2013, and the IEEE Frank 1229 Rosenblatt Award in 2020.

Affiliation:Southern University of Science and Technology
Research interests:evolutionary computation, neural network ensembles and multiple classifiers, meta-heuristic algorithms, data mining, computational complexity of evolutionary algorithms, and various real-world applications especially including software engineering


Show activities from other conferences

ESEC/FSE 2023-profile
View general profile