Xin-She Yang obtained his Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from Oxford University. He works as a Senior Research Scientist at Mathematics and Scientific Computing Department of the same university and the National Physical Laboratory. He serves as an Editor-in-Chief of Internationl Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation and as an Advisor for International Journal of Bioinspired Computation, and he is on the editorial boards of several international journals such as Elsevier's Journal of Computational Science and IJAI. He has written 5 books and more than 110 research articles. He invented the accelerated particle swarm optimization, cuckoo search, and firefly algorithm.
Biography Updated on 3 March 2011