Professor Xiaodong Li

Xiaodong Li received his Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence from University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. He is a professor in Artificial Intelligence currently with the School of Computing Technologies, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include machine learning, evolutionary computation, data mining/analytics, multiobjective optimization, multimodal optimization, large-scale optimization, deep learning, math-heuristic methods, and swarm intelligence. He served as an Associate Editor of journals including IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Swarm Intelligence (Springer), and International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research. He is a founding member of IEEE CIS Task Force on Swarm Intelligence, a former vice-chair of IEEE Task Force on Multi-modal Optimization, and a former chair of IEEE CIS Task Force on Large Scale Global Optimization. He is the recipient of 2013 “ACM SIGEVO Impact Award” and 2017 IEEE CIS “IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award”. He is an IEEE Fellow, and an IEEE CIS Distinguished Lecturer (2024 – 2026). He is the General Chair for GECCO2024.

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