List of hosting institutions for the SPECIES Scholarship program in 2021. A short overview of each institution is given. More details of the supervisor, research group, available projects, and others, is provided as a PDF document in the section dedicated to each institution.

Brunel University London, London, UK

  • Location: Department of Computer Science College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London, London, UK
  • Supervisor: Crina Grosan (Homepage)
  • Project: Experimental artificial intelligence for healthcare data
  • Details about supervisor, research group, projects and othersLondon_info

Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Location: Management Information Science Department, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Supervisor: Oğuzhan Ceylan (Homepage)
  • Projects: Nature-inspired algorithms for smart grid and power systems optimization problems.
  • Details about supervisor, research group, projects and othersIstanbul_info

Technical Institute of Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

  • Location: Department of Electric and Electronic Engineering, Technical Institute of Tijuana (ITT), Mexico.
  • Supervisor: Leonardo Trujillo (Homepage)
  • Projects
    • Integrating Local Search methods into our GPU-based implementations of GP
    • CUDA-based implementation of RANSAC-GP
    • A distributed platform for GP-based search
    • GI-benchmarking
  • Details about supervisor, research group, projects and othersTijuana_info

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal

  • Location: Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE), Department of Informatics Engineering and Electronics,  University of Algarve, Portugal.
  • Supervisor: Fernando Lobo (Homepage)
  • Project: Automating parameter selection in local search algorithms
  • Details about supervisor, research group, projects and othersAlgarve_info

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria

  • Location: Heuristic and Evolutionary Algorithms Laboratory (HEAL) research group, Software Engineering Department located, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus, Austria.
  • Supervisor: Stefan Wagner (Homepage)
  • Project: Adaptive Optimization in Dynamic Environments
  • Details about supervisor, research group, projects and othersUpperAustria_info

University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

  • Location: Evolutionary Robotics and Artificial Life lab (ERALLab), and Machine Learning lab (MaLeLab), Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA), University of Trieste, Italy.
  • Supervisor: Eric Medvet (Homepage), Luca Manzoni (Homepage)
  • Projects
    • neuroevolution for voxel-based soft robots
    • adaptive evolutionary optimization of graphs
    • fitness landscape manipulation techniques via reversible transformations and surrogate modelling
  • Details about research group, projects and others: Trieste_info
SPECIES Scholarship 2021 Hosts