Research areas:

  • Bioinformatics and computational biology (particularly DNA and Protein motif discovery and analysis, protein sorting motif analysis, functional genomics, microarray analysis, biomarker discovery,virtual screening)
  • Data mining, machine learning, and pattern recognition,
  • Evolutionary computation (genetic programming, multi-objective optimization, computational design synthesis, evolutionary design of multi-domain systems (GPBG), sustainable evolutionary algorithms, computational material discovery)

Journal Editorship

International Journal of Computational Bioscience 2009
Associate Editor, Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, since 2010
Guest Editor International Journal of Computational Science, Special Issue on Bioinformatics, 2008

Reviewers of the following journals

. IEEE Transaction on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
. IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
. IEEE Periodical Computational Intelligence
. BMC Bioinformatics
. PLoS One
. BioSystems
. Pattern Recognition
. Pattern Recognition Letter
. Amino Acid
. Journal of Biomedical Informatics
. Journal of Franklin Institute
. International Journal of Computational Bioscience
. Journal of Health and Medical Informatics
. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
. Journal of Internet and Information Systems
. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines
. International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications
. European Journal of Operational Research
. Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing

Reviewer or Program Committee Member for the following conferences

. ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2012)
. ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011)
. IASTED International Conference on Computational Bioscience (CompBio 2010)
. ACM SIGEVO Genetic and Evolutionary computation Conference, GECCO-20010
. IBERAMIA 2008, 11th Ibero-American Conference on AI, Lisbon, Portugal, October 14-17, 2008
. ACM SIGEVO Genetic and Evolutionary computation Conference, GECCO-2009
. ACM SIGEVO Genetic and Evolutionary computation Conference, GECCO-2007
. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinfo and Compu Biology, 2005
. IEEE Control Systems Society Conference (ACC 2005) Boston
. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2005, Washington D. C)
. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2004, Seattle)
. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2003, Chicago)
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Ph.D. and MS committee members

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Dissertation Director of Ananda Mondal, Ph.D.
Dissertation Director of Jhih-Rong Lin, Ph.D. Candidate
Dissertation Director of Emrah Atigan, Ph.D. Candidate
Dissertation Director of Swain, Mrutyunjaya, Ph.D. Candidate
Thesis Advisor of Guoyu Lu for M.S.
Thesis Advisor of Emrah Atilgan for M.S.
Advisor of Kevin Chien for M.S.
Thesis Advisor of Mythri Sunkara for M.S.