Dr. Mario Pavone
University of Catania
 
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  I'm assistant professor in Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, Italy. My research is focused on the design and develop of nature-inspired algorithms for optimization tasks, which have been applied on several research areas, as combinatorial; numerical; and systems biology problems.

In November 2009 I was a visiting professor at the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham (UK), where I worked with Prof. Natalio Krasnogor (link).

In 2006 I was a visiting researcher at the IBM-KAIST Bio-Computing Research Center, Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea, where I worked with Prof. Doheon Lee (link).

I'm member of the Editorial Board for some international journals, as well as member of Program Committees for several international conferences and workshops. I'm editor of some special issues published in Natural Computing and Memetic Computing journals, and I have been, and I am co-chair of many international conferences.

I am co-founder of TaoScience Research center (link).

Since April 2014 I have been nominated Chair of the Task Force on Artificial Immune Systems for the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS) (link).
   
       
     
       

  News and Announcements    
       
  NEW  I will be giving a Tutorial at META 2014, Marrakech - Morocco (link)

NEW  I have been nominated Chair of the Task Force on Artificial Immune Systems for the IEEE CIS (link)

Congratulations to Jef Boeke and Giovanni Stracquadanio (co-directors of SSBSS2014) for the first Artificial Eukaryotic Chromosome (link)

Total Synthesis of a Functional Designer Eukaryotic Chromosome (SCIENCE) (link)

SSBSS 2014 - International Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (link)

Biology meets Engineering and Computer Science (link)

Recent Developments in Swarm Intelligence, special session at META 2014 (link)

International Summit on Industrial Engineering 2014 (link)

ECAL 2013 is featured on WIRED! (link)

ECAL 2013 on the CORDIS news webpage! (link)

ECAL 2013 - 12th European Conference on Artificial Life

Algorithms & Models for Complex Natural Systems - special issue on Natural Computing

PPSN 2012 - 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature

ICARIS 2012 - 11th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems

Optimization on Complex Systems - special issue on Memetic Computing

ICARIS 2011 - 10th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems.

NCB 2010 - Natural Computation in BioInformatics, special session at the 24th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXIV).

MOMiNE 2009 - International Summer School on Modeling and Optimization in Micro- and Nano- Electronics.

Monday, January 26th, 2009: Prof. Vincenzo Manca, University of Verona, will talk on "Biologia Computazionale e Computazione Biologica: modelli algoritmici di sistemi biologici"

   
       
  last post:  April 30, 2014    
       

     
       
   
       
       

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