Dr. Thomas Weise, Ph.D., Scientific Advisor
Thomas Weise received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Kassel and a Diplom-Informatiker from the Chemnitz' University of Technology in Germany. He joined the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2009 and became Associate Professor in 2011. In 2016, he became Full Professor at Hefei University (HFUU). He is the director of the Institute of Applied Optimization.
Thomas has made significant contributions to the fields of optimization, logistic planning, and Evolutionary Computation, and has authored/co-authored more than 90 publications.
He is also the developer of an open source optimization and machine learning benchmarking tool, which mines performance information from large data sets to support researchers and practitioners in developing efficient computational intelligence solutions.