Experience
  • Dec 2021 - Present: Assistant Professor, Computational Intelligence Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Apr 2020 - Nov 2021: Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Neuroscience-inspired Artificial Intelligence, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.
     

  • Nov 2015 - Oct 2019: PhD in Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands (Thesis).
     

  • Nov 2015 - Oct 2019: Researcher, FET-Open H2020 EU Phoenix Project, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
     

  • Nov 2013 - Sep 2015: Researcher, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, USA.
     

  • Jun 2013 - Aug 2013: Intern, IBM Zurich Research GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland

Talks
  • Apr 13th, 2022: "Improving the efficiency of collective learning with meta-control of social learning strategies", OPTIMA AI-based optimization seminars.
    Available online at: https://youtu.be/x8Ezsy3_NVg

Reviewer

International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Applied Soft Computing, GECCO, IEEE CEC, IJCAI, EvoStar

Other
  • July 2018 - Organization committee member of the 2nd workshop on Exploration of Inaccessible Environments through Hardware/Software Co-evolution, Kyoto, GECCO 2018 Conference, Japan.
     

  • April 2018 - EvoKnow Track Programme Committee Member, EvoStar 2018 Conference, Rome, Italy.
     

  • April 2017 - EvoKnow Track Programme Committee Member, EvoStar 2017 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.