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About Graham Kendall, PhD
Graham Kendall is a Professor of Computer Science. He received his Bachelor degree from UMIST, UK (Computation) in 1997 and his PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2000. Prior to this he spent almost 20 years in industry, in variety of IT related roles ranging from Computer Operator to IT Management.
He has published widely in the scientific literature, as well as editing a number of books. He is the Associate Editor of a number of international journals
He chairs the Steering Committee of the Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, in addition to chairing several other international conferences in recent years. He has been a member of the program/technical committees of many international conferences over the last ten years.
Professor Kendall’s expertise lies in Operational Research, Meta- and Hyper-Heuristics, Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Intelligence, with a specific interest in scheduling, including timetabling, sports scheduling, cutting and packing and rostering.
His web site can be found at http://www.graham-kendall.com