Shengxiang Yang    PhD, MSc, BSc

Welcome to Shengxiang Yang's Funding Page

I gratefully acknowledge the following for research support and funding.
  1. Source of funds: EPSRC Standard Research Project (EP/K001310/1)
    Project Title: Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimisation in Network Environments
    Duration: 4 years
    Start date: 1st September 2012
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Postdoctoral Research Associate:To be appointed.
    Value: This is part of a linked project with the University of Birmingham. The total funding for the linked project is 961,742 (441,110 to De Montfort University (I will move to the Centre for Computational Intelligence at the De Montfort University to take up a Professor in Computational Intelligence post from 1st July, 2012) under Grant EP/K001310/1, and 520,632 to Birmingham under Grant EP/K001523/1).
    Partners: Prof Xin Yao (University of Birmingham), Ms Louise Webb and Mr James Hardy (Railway Safety and Standards Board), and Dr Meena Dasigi (Network Rail).
  2. Source of funds: Brunel University
    Project Title: 3-year PhD studentship for supporting a PhD student
    Duration: 3 years
    Start date: 1 October 2011
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 75,000
  3. Source of funds: EPSRC Standard Research Project (EP/E060722/1 and EP/E060722/2)
    Project Title: Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Optimisation Problems: Design, Analysis and Applications
    Duration: 3.5 years
    Start date: 1st January 2008
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Postdoctoral Research Associate: Dr Hui Cheng (01/08 - 06/10) and Dr Crina Grosan (10/10 - 02/11)
    PhD Student: Mr Changhe Li
    Value: This is part of a linked project with the University of Birmingham. The total funding for the linked project is 571,438 (307,469 to Leicester under Grant EP/E060722/1 and Brunel under Grant EP/E060722/2, and 263,969 to Birmingham under Grant EP/E058884/1).
    Partners: Prof Xin Yao (University of Birmingham), Prof Yaochu Jin (University of Surrey), Dr Fang Wang (Brunel University), Dr Bernhard Sendhoff (Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH), Dr Richard Tateson and Mr Alex Healing (British Telecommunications plc (BT)).
  4. Source of funds: State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation of Process Industry, Northeastern University, China
    Project Title: Evolutionary Computation for Dynamic Optimization and Scheduling Problems
    Duration: 3 years
    Start date: 1st January 2010
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Value: CNY150,000
    Partners: Prof Tianyou Chai (Northeastern University, China)
  5. Source of funds: Hong Kong Polytechnic University Research Grants under Grant G-YH60
    Project Title: Improved Evolutionary Algorithms with Primal-Dual Population for Dynamic Variation in Production Systems
    Duration: 12 months
    Start date: July 2009
    Grant Holders: Dr W.H. Ip (PI, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Shengxiang Yang (Co-I)
    Value: HKD120,000
  6. Source of funds: University of Leicester
    Project Title: 3-year PhD studentship for supporting a PhD student
    Duration: 3 years
    Start date: 1 October 2008
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 50,000
  7. Source of funds: Key Laboratory of Integrated Automation of Process Industry (Northeastern University), Ministry of Education, China
    Project Title: Computational Intelligence for Dynamic Optimization and Scheduling Problems
    Duration: 24 months
    Start date: 1st January 2007
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Value: CNY50,000
    Partners: Prof Dingwei Wang and Prof Tianyou Chai (Northeastern University, China)
  8. Source of funds: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Project Title: Research visit to the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Duration: 10 days
    Start date: 28 August 2007
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: HKD13,000
    Partners: Dr W.H. Ip (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  9. Source of funds: Royal Academy of Engineering International Travel Grants Scheme
    Project Title: The 2nd International Symposium on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2007), Wuhan, China, September 21-23, 2007, and the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'07), Singapore, 25-28 September, 2007
    Duration: 8 days
    Start date: 21 September 2007
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 800
  10. Source of funds: Royal Society Conference Grants Scheme
    Project Title: The 2007 European Joint Events on Evolutionary Computing (Evo*2007), Valencia, Spain, 11-13 April, 2007
    Duration: 4 days
    Start date: 11 April 2007
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 700
  11. Source of funds: Royal Academy of Engineering International Travel Grants Scheme
    Project Title: The 2006 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2006), Seattle, USA, 8-12 July, 2006, and the 2006 World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI'06), Vancouver, Canada, 16-21 July, 2006
    Duration: 14 days
    Start date: 8 July 2006
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 1,200
  12. Source of funds: Royal Society Conference Grants Scheme
    Project Title: The 2005 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2005), Washington DC, USA, 25-29 June, 2005
    Duration: 5 days
    Start date: 25 June 2005
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang
    Value: 716
  13. Source of funds: EPSRC Overseas Travel Grants (GR/S79718/01)
    Project Title: Adaptive and Hybrid Genetic Algorithms for Production Scheduling Problems in Manufacturing
    Duration: 3 months
    Start date: 1st November 2003
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Value: 6,700 from EPSRC plus JPY140,000 from Waseda University, Japan
    Partners: Prof Mitsuo Gen (Waseda University, Japan)
  14. Source of funds: University of Leicester Research Fund 2001
    Project Title: Using Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm Methods for Job-Shop Scheduling Problems
    Duration: 12 months
    Start date: 1st January 2001
    Grant Holders: Shengxiang Yang (PI)
    Value: 3,200

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