Dr. Mengjie Zhang, Ph.D., Scientific Advisor
Mengjie Zhang received his Ph.D. degree from RMIT University, and since 2000, has been teaching a wide range of computer science courses at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.
He conducts research related to evolutionary computation, particularly genetic programming and evolutionary computer vision, evolutionary feature selection and big dimensionality reduction and evolutionary scheduling and combinatorial optimisation, as well as data mining and machine learning. He is currently an Associate Editor or an Editorial Board Member for seven international journals, including:
- IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation;
- Evolutionary Computation Journal (MIT Press); and
- Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines.
Mengjie is also a:
- Fellow of Royal Society of New Zealand;
- Fellow of Engineering New Zealand;
- Fellow of IEEE;
- IEEE Distinguished Lecturer;
- Chair of the IEEE CIS PubsCom Strategic Planning SubCommittee;
- Chair of the IEEE CIS Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award SubCommittee; and
- Founding Chair of IEEE Chapter on Computational Intelligence in New Zealand.
To date, Mengjie has produced/co-authored over 350 refereed publications in the form of book chapters, journal articles and conference papers.