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Centre for Complex Co-operative Systems
Baker
. Industrial Fellowship award from the Royal Academy of Engineering (97-98). Co-chair of the Enterprise Distributed Object Computing conference in Mannheim, Germany (99), and member of the EDOC programme committee since 97. Motorola Research Fellow (99 onwards). Invited to present at the Computing for High Energy Physics (CHEP) conference at Padua in 2000.

Barry. Member of the programme committee of the 99 and 2000 International Genetic and Evolutionary Computing conferences.

Le Goff. Staff member at CERN since 88 and has collaborated with UWE in the CICERO, CRISTAL, DIAMOND and WISDOM projects. He has recently been appointed a Visiting Professor with UWE. Invited talks at the 5th International AIHENP Conference, Lausanne 96; the ICALEPCS Conference China, 97 and keynote talk at the AIHENP’99 Conference, Crete, 99. Member of the programme committees of HICSS’32 (Hawaii) and CHEP 97-99. Invited to present the CRISTAL projects at the TOOLS Europe Conference at Zurich in March 2001.

Kovacs. Member of the programme committee of the DEXA Scientific and Engineering Workflow Management workshop, Toulouse, 97. Since 99 project co-ordinator for the OMFB (Hungary) DIAMOND Project. Co-chair of the Component Technologies workshop at the ECOOP conference in Budapest June 2001. Project Associate at CERN (98-99). Currently holds a CERN Fellowship (80%) and leads CRISTAL development. Contributes regularly to the OOPSLA series of conferences and workshops.

McClatchey. Awarded a Royal Society Study Fellowship to CERN in 96 and a Foresight Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering (CRISTAL research work). Program committee member of DEXA and the IDEAS conference series and invited speaker at the 97 NATO Advanced Studies Institute on Workflow Management and Interoperability and the 98 conference on Computing in High Energy Physics. Chaired an international workshop at DEXA 1997 on Scientific and Engineering Workflow Management Systems in Toulouse, France. Invited to present at IDEAS’99 in Montreal. Reviewer for the Information Systems Journal. Visiting Professor at the University of the Savoie, Annecy, France (98-99). External examiner for PhDs at the Technical University of Eindhoven (2000) and the University of the Savoie (2000).

Sa served as session chair for 'Software Engineering' and 'Service on Internet Media' at IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics conferences in 1996, Beijing and 1999, Tokyo respectively. Reviewer for IEEE Transactions, The Computer Journal and Software Practice and Experiences and IEE Proceedings - Software.

Solomonides. Secretary of the Association for Logic Programming UK, 94-00. External examiner for PhD at University College and leads the Travel Information Highway project for the Highways Agency.

Varga. CERN Scientific Associate (96) and chairman of the John von Neumann Computing Society (Hungary) in 99. Invited talk at 98 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Toronto, Canada. Currently an employee of the SzTAKI Institute in Budapest Visiting Fellow at UWE. Co-Chair ECOOP conference organisation in Budapest June 2001.

Yang. Invited to visit Fujitsu Labs, California, in September 2000 to discuss her work on Constraint Logic Programming and the language GOAL!.

Intelligent Computer Systems Centre
Bull
. Keynote speaker at the International Workshop on Mathematical and Computational Biology, University of Aizu, Japan, in 97. Invited presentation at the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, USA (98). Member of the programme committees for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, the International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, and the International Workshop on Learning Classifier Systems. Reviewer for a number of international journals, including Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press), IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE), Artificial Life (MIT Press), Adaptive Behaviour (MIT Press), and Complexity (Wiley). Invited co-editor of a special issue of Soft Computing on 'Learning Classifier Systems' (2001).

Parmee. Chair of the biennial Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture conference since its inception in 94. Publicity chair of the International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (97), workshop chair of IEEE International Congress on Evolutionary Computing (99) and applications chair of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference 2000. Invited keynote at the International Conference on Engineering Design and Automation (98), Optimisation in Industry II, US Engineering Foundation (99), NASA/DOD Workshop on Evolvable Hardware (99) and International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimisation (2001). Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing, nominated for Executive Committee of the International Society of Genetic Algorithms, 99, and is a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Evolutionary Optimisation and the International Journal of Design Computing.

J Smith. Co-organiser of the 2000 Workshop on Memetic Algorithms (in conjunction with the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2000). Member of the programme committees for GECCO, the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN), the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, and the EvoNet workshop on Image Analysis and Signal Processing. Reviewed for the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing, Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press), Expert Systems, Information Processing Letters and the Journal of Complex Systems.

R Smith. Editor for Genetic Algorithm Methods for GECCO 99. Associate Editor of the Journal of Evolutionary Computation, and former Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. Reviewer for Adaptive Behaviour, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Complex Systems, Computers and Mathematics, and the IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics. Served as a proposal referee for the National Science Foundation Division of Information, Robotics and Intelligent Systems, the Division of International Programs, and The National Research Council (Twinning Program). Former Secretary of the University of Alabama Chapter of Sigma Xi, The National Scientific Research Society, serving from 96 to 97, and this Chapter's National Conference Delegate. Acted as a consultant to Boeing, The US Air Force, The US Navy and NASA. Served on the program committees of many of the major conferences in his field, including The First Annual Conference on Genetic Programming (Classifier Systems Section, 96), Foundations of Genetic Algorithms 98, and Simulation of Adaptive Behavior 2000.

Intelligent Autonomous Systems Laboratory
Adamatzky
. Member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic (Gordon and Breach Publishers, USA) and Kybernetes, the International Journal of Systems and Cybernetics (MCB University Press, UK). Invited Guest Editor for special issues of the International Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic, on 'Philosophy and Logic' (2000), 'Collision Based Computing' (2001) and 'Advances in Nonclassical Logics' (2002). Founder editor and contributor to forthcoming monographs 'Biomolecular Computing' (MIT Press, USA, 2002) and 'Collision Based Computing' (Springer-Verlag, London, 2002). Invited Guest Editor for a special issue of Kybernetes on 'Artificial Life Software' (2001). Invited talks at the Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico, 96), and the Department of Engineering, Western Case University (Cleveland, 96). Invited plenary speaker at 'Boolean Functions and Complexity' (Moscow, 96), 'Distributed and Adaptive Parallel Computing' (Dayton, USA, 96) and 'Evolving Hardware' (Edinburgh, 2000). Invited to give a keynote address at the European Conference on Artificial Life, Prague (2001). Member of the programme committee of the International Conference on Logical and Mathematical Methods in Science, Engineering and the Economy (Penza, Russia, 99). Elected Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology (UK, 97).

Carse. Organiser and invited co-chair of the evolutionary computation session at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in 98. Programme committee member for the International Conference on Adaptive computing for Design and Manufacture (99, 2000), the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) International Conference (99, 2000, 2001) and the Workshop on Evolutionary Computing applied to Telecommunications and Networks (ECTelNet). Session chair for the GECCO International Conference, Las Vegas, July 2000. Organising a special track on 'Fuzzy Logic Applications' for the Florida AI Conference (FLAIRS-2001), May 2001. Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics; IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation; IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems; IEE Electronics Letters; International Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems; International Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems and the Journal of Intelligent Systems.
Holland. Member of the programme committee for the Fourth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL97), session chair for Collective Robotics, ECAL99. Programme committee and a session chair for ANTS98. He was a session chair for 'Invertebrate Sensory Information Processing - Implications for Biologically Inspired Autonomous Systems', Woods Hole, April 2000, and for ANTS2000, Brussels, September 2000. Member of the organising committee for 'Can a machine be conscious?' Cold Spring Harbour, NY, May 2001 (a Banbury conference), member of the international technical committee, International Congress on Autonomous Intelligent Systems (ICAIS), March 2002. Reviewer for Adaptive Behaviour, Robots and Autonomous Systems, the Biological Bulletin and the Artificial Life Journal. Invited participant at the EPSRC Emerging Computer Paradigms Workshop, 97 and invited participant at DARPA/ONR Plume Tracing Symposium, Woods Hole, USA, 98. Invited talk 'A robot predator: approaching animal autonomy' at Neurotechnology for Biomimetic Robots, Northeastern University, May 2000, and an Invited talk at SAB2000 (Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour 2000), Paris, Sept 2000. Evaluator for the Future and Emerging Technologies programme, EU, Brussels (99). External examiner for PhD at University of Sussex and University of Wales. Visiting Associate in Electrical Engineering, Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering, California Institute of Technology (since 97).

McFarland. Organised and chaired the 2nd (2000) and the 3rd International Workshop on Biological Robotics in July 2001. In September 2000 an international 'Workshop to celebrate the Scientific Contributions of David McFarland' was held at Pembroke College, Oxford; keynote address by Prof Sir John Krebs FRS. Elected Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, Nov 2000. Invited to edit a special edition of Robotica on the subject of Biological Robotics, 2001.

Melhuish Invited lectures at the Micro-Machines group, California Institute of Technology (97), the Hokkaido Foundation for Science and Technology, Japan (98), Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory (99), University of Southern California (99), NASA JPL, Pasadena, California (99) and at the 7th International Symposium on Evolutionary Robotics, Tokyo (2000). Invited study visits to NASA JPL, Pasadena, and the University of Southern California, October 2000. Appointed visiting research fellow in the Department of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, and has been asked to give a keynote talk at a DERA micro-robotics seminar in 2001.

Pipe. Organiser and invited co-chair of a special track at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in 1998. Programme committee member of the International Conference on Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture (1999, 2000) and the AAAI International FLAIRS Conference (Florida AI Research Society, 1999, 2000, 2001). Organising a special track on 'Neural Network Applications' for the Florida AI Conference (FLAIRS-2001), May 2001. Reviewer for IEE Proceedings on Control Theory and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Systems - Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Journal of Soft Computing and Journal of Advances in Engineering Software.

Winfield. Invited public lecture at the Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering, California Institute of Technology (96) and an invited address at the Digital Equipment Corporation Academy (Amsterdam, 97). Invited participant at the DARPA Plume Tracing Symposium, Quantico, USA in 99. Invited study visits to the electrical engineering department, California Institute of Technology in 99 and 2000. Reviewer for Microprocessors and Microsystems Journal (Elsevier) and has refereed for the Nuffield Foundation (UK).

Zhu. Visiting Professor at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, the Central South University of Technology, Changsha, China and the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. Session chair at the IEEE IECON 97 conference (New Orleans, 97). Reviewer for the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control; Automatica; IEE proceedings in Control Theory and Applications; IEE proceedings in Electric Power Applications; IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology; IMechE journal of Systems and Control Engineering; the International Journal of Modelling and Simulation and the International Journal of Systems Science. External examiner for PhD at the University of Sheffield (96 and 2000) and the University of Reading (98).


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