Professional Activities

Professional Leadership

  1. Taurua Coordinator: the Division Digital Intelligence Taurua Hub, VUW, 2021-Present
  2. Professional Activities Coordinator: IEEE New Zealand Central Section, 2021 - Present
  3. Chair: Student Branch (Victoria University of Wellington), IEEE New Zealand Central Section, 2020 – 2021
  4. Treasurer: Young Professional Affinity Group, IEEE New Zealand Central Section, 2020 – Present
  5. Post-Doc Rember representative: AI Researchers Association, 2021 - Present
  6. Chair: New Zealand Chinese Students Association (Wellington), 2018 - 2021

Organised Taskforce

  1. Vice Chair, IEEE Taskforce on Evolutionary Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimisation

Organised Tutorials

  1. Chair, Evolutionary Machine Learning for Combinatorial Optimisation, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2022)/IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2022)
  2. Chair, Genetic Programming for Job Shop Scheduling, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2021)

Organised Special Sessions

  1. Chair, Evolutionary Machine Learning for Combinatorial Optimisation, EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (BICT 2022)
  2. Chair, Evolutionary Machine Learning for Planning and Scheduling, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2022)/IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2022)
  3. Chair, Evolutionary Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimisation, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2022)/IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2022)
  4. Chair, Genetic Programming and Machine Learning for Scheduling, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2021)

Peer Reviewer for International Journals

  1. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (Top Q1, ARC/ERA Tier A*, impact factor = 11.554)
  2. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (Top Q1, ARC/ERA Tier A, impact factor = 11.448)
  3. Evolutionary Computation (ARC/ERA Tier A)
  4. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems (Top Q1, ARC/ERA Tier A, impact factor = 12.21)
  5. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (Q1, impact factor = 8.28)
  6. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Q1, ARC/ERA Tier A, impact factor = 5.666)
  7. International Journal of Intelligent Systems (Q1, impact factor = 8.709)
  8. Knowledge-Based Systems (Q1, impact factor = 8.038)
  9. Swarm and Evolutionary Computation (Q1, impact factor = 7.177)
  10. Expert Systems With Applications (Q1, impact factor = 6.954)
  11. Applied Soft Computing (Q1, impact factor = 6.725)
  12. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Q1, impact factor = 6.212)
  13. Memetic Computing (Q1, impact factor = 5.900)
  14. Neurocomputing (Q1, impact factor = 5.719)
  15. Computers & Industrial Engineering (Q1, impact factor = 5.431)
  16. Computers and Operations Research (Q1, impact factor = 4.008)
  17. Journal of Computational Science (Q1, impact factor = 3.976)
  18. Journal of Process Control (Q1, impact factor = 3.666)
  19. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology (Q1, impact factor = 3.602)
  20. Journal of Scheduling (Q1, impact factor = 2.097)
  21. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (ARC/ERA Tier A)
  22. Complex & Intelligent Systems (impact factor = 5.277)
  23. International Journal of Bio-inspired Computation (Q2, impact factor = 3.977)
  24. Operational Research
  25. Journal of Heuristics
  26. Mathematics
  27. Electronics

Program Committee Member for International Conferences

  1. The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), 2021, 2022
  2. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2020, 2021, 2022
  3. The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2022
  4. The Leading European Event on Bio‑Inspired Computation (Evo*), 2022
  5. IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), 2019, 2020, 2021
  6. The International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ICSI), 2022
  7. The Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AJCAI), 2018, 2021
  8. Heterodox Methods for Interpretable and Efficient Artificial Intelligence (HMIEAI2022), 2022
  9. The International Conference on Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems (MLIS), 2021
  10. The International Symposium on Automation, Information and Computing (ISAIC), 2021

Professional Membership

  1. ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO) Member, 2019 – Present
  2. IEEE Women in Engineering Member, 2020 - Present
  3. IEEE Young Professionals, 2019 - Present
  4. IEEE Member, 2019 – Present
  5. IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Member, 2019 – Present
  6. AI Researchers Association Member, 2021 - Present