Professor Kevin Glazebrook

International Partners

Kevin Glazebrook is a Distinguished Professor in Operational Research (OR) at Lancaster University, UK, having previously held chairs at the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh NRC Senior Research Fellowship at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. His research specialism is sequential decision-making under uncertainty in general and bandit-related problems in particular. He has co-authored two books and a large number of papers in leading journals. Over the period 2008-2014, he directed the LANCS Initiative, a major national project to build research capacity in foundational OR in the UK. He currently chairs the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistics and Operational Research in Partnership with Industry (STOR-i) at Lancaster. He is a Beale Medallist of the UK OR Society and an INFORMS Fellow.

Back

Professor Juergen Branke

International Partners

Juergen is a Professor of Operational Research and Systems at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK. His main research interests are optimisation under uncertainty (including simulation-based optimisation and optimisation in dynamically changenvironments) and multi-objective optimisation, mostly using metaheuristics and Bayesian optimisation.  He has worked in various application areas, including logistics, scheduling, engineering, and biopharmaceutics. Prof. Branke is Editor of ACM Transactions on Evolutionary Learning and Optimization, Area Editor of the Journal of Heuristics and the Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and the Evolutionary Computation journal.

Back