Steven Gustafson

Professional Activities

Grants:
    + Recognised Researcher for EPSRC Grant Reference: EP/D021847/1: IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Evolvable CHELLware - ``...on the ... idea of using evolutionary algorithms to develop chemical functionality in arrays of "programable" chemical reactors...''.

Chair / Co-Chair:
    + Publicity Chair for EuroGP2006 & EvoCOP2006, incorporating EvoWorkshops2006
    + Symposium on Memetic Theory in Artificial Systems and Societies, METAS'05, part of AISB'05
    + Scheduling Stream at the Young Operations Research Conference 14, Young OR 14
    + the 5th EPSRC ISN PhD Student Workshop on Scheduling (Nottingham)
    + the 4th EPSRC ISN PhD Student Workshop on Scheduling (Coventry)
    + the 3rd EPSRC ISN PhD Student Workshop on Scheduling (Bradford)
    + the 2nd EPSRC ISN PhD Student Workshop on Scheduling (London)
    + the 1st EPSRC ISN PhD Student Workshop on Scheduling (Nottingham)

Program committees:
    + the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2006
    + the 7th International Conference on Artificial Evolution, EA 2005
    + the 1st Workshop on Bioinspired Parallel Algorithms, part of ICPP 2005
    + the 8th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, PPSN 2006
    + the 8th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, PPSN 2004
    + the Workshop on Learning and Evolution in Agent Based Systems, AAMAS 2004
    + the 8th European Conference on Genetic Programming, EuroGP 2005
    + the 7th European Conference on Genetic Programming, EuroGP 2004
    + the 6th European Conference on Genetic Programming, EuroGP 2003
    + the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GP Track, GECCO 2005
    + the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Graduate Student Workshop, GECCO 2005
    + the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GP Track, GECCO 2004
    + the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GP Track, GECCO 2003
    + Organising committee of MISTA 2003

Manager / Co-manager:
    + the Genetic Programming Bibliography, with Bill Langdon and John Koza
    + the Keep-Away Soccer Problem Resource
    + Editor of the Inter-disciplinary Scheduling Network Newsletter
    + the designer for Inter-disciplinary Optimisation Lab webpages
    + the administrator and designer for the Inter-disciplinary Scheduling Network webpages
    + the (old) administrator and designer for the ASAP Research Group

Alumni:
    + of the KSU Team that won the 1997 AAAI Mobile Robotic "Find the Remote" Competition
    + of the Laboratory for Knowledge Discovery in Databases
    + of the KDD Machine Learning Group (porting MLC++ algorithms for the MLJ Project)

Teaching Experience

Lecturing for G53FSP ``Formal Specification'', 2001-2005, University of Nottingham.

Lecturing for G53COM ``Computability'', 2001-2002, University of Nottingham.

Supervising G52GRP ``Software Engineering Group Projects'', in 2001-2002 (``Visualising Evolutionary Algorithms'' and ``Keep-Away Soccer Simulator''), one in 2002-2003 (``Streamlining Genetic Programs''), andone in 2003-2004 (``The Free Web Book Exchange''), University of Nottingham.

Mathematics tutor for G51MC2 ``Mathematics for Computer Science II'', 2003, University of Nottingham.

Full day lecture on ``Computability'', March 14, 2002, Gent, Belguim.

Tutoring and lab assistant for G51PRG ``Java Programming II'', 2001, University of Nottingham.

Marking for G5BADS ``Algorithms and Data Structures'', 2001, University of Nottingham.

Lab instructor for CIS 200 ``Fundamentals of Software Design and Implementation'', Kansas State University, 1999-2000

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