Journal Editorship

Associate Editor (Editorial Board Member): Complex & Intelligent Systems (Springer): URL

Conference Chair

IJCAI 2018 workshop: 31st International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning

ICDIS 2019 (The 2nd International Conference on Data Intelligence and Security), Technical Co-chair.

PC Member

GECCO (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference), 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020

IJCAI (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence), 2019, 2020

International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (IJCAI workshop), 2016-2018

ECAL (European Conference on Artificial Life), 2013-2014.

ICARIS (International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems), 2012~2013.

ICCCS: International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security), 2016-2019: PC member, 2016: Session Chair and best paper award panel member. ICCCS 2018 appeared on CCTV 4 news

FCST (International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology), 2010-2012.

UKCI (UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence), 2007-2016 (2007 Session Chair)

ICACI (International Conference on Advanced Computational Intelligence), 2015 and 2017

ICSI32015 (International Congress on Systems Immunology, Immunoinformatics & Immune-computation)

IEEE DSC 2016 (IEEE International Conference on Data Science in Cyberspace)

Professional/Academic Memberships

2016-present: Member of EPSRC Peer Review College

2010-present: Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)

2015-present: Scottish Crucible Alumni Network

2015-2017: Contributor member of Digital Catapult

2015- 2017: Europe's Research Alliance for a Digital Economy ( The first 30 founding members.

2013-present: The Digital Economy 'Communities and Culture' Network+ (CCN+) Membership Profile

2013-present: New Economy Models in the Digital Economy (NEMODE)

Journal Reviewer

AIJ, IEEE TKDE, EJOR, Biosystems, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TFS, Soft Computing, Cognitive Computation, Nature Scientific Reports, tbiomed, SWEVO (Swarm and Evolutionary Computation)

Grant Reviewer

EPSRC, ESRC, BBSRC,SICSA, Breast Cacner Now.