Prof. Graham Kendall
Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. He has been in Malaysia since August 2011 and was previously the Vice-Provost for Research and Knowledge Exchange. He is a Director of MyResearch Sdn Bhd, Crops for the Future Sdn Bhd. and Nottingham Green Technologies Sdn Bhd.
He was awarded a BSc (Hons) First Class in Computation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK in 1997 and received his PhD from The University of Nottingham (School of Computer Science) in 2000.Professor Kendall is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS). He has published over 100 refereed journal papers (the vast majority in ISI ranked journals) and almost 250 peer reviewed papers in total. He has edited 11 books and authored almost 20 book chapters.
He is currently an Associate Editor of ten journals and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions of Computational Intelligence and AI in Games. As a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham he is a member of the Automated Scheduling, Planning and Optimisation Group (ASAP) in the School of Computer Science. His research interests include Operations Research, Scheduling, Logistics, Vehicle Routing, Meta- and Hyper-heuristics, Evolutionary Computation and Games.