Samad Ahmadi



Principla Lecturer(current), School of Computing, De Montfort University, UK

Postdoctoral Research Fellow(2001-2003), ASAP, School of Computer Science and IT, University of Nottingham, UK

Assistant Professor(1998-2001), Department of Mathematics, University of Alzahra, Tehran, Iran (moreā€¦)


BSc (Iran), MSc (Sharif University of Technology, Iran), PhD (University of Kent at Canterbury, UK)


My current research interests include: Applications of artificial intelligence in optimisation, Serious games and virtual worlds, University Timetabling, Clustering and Location problems, theoretical aspects of optimisation, Meta-heuristics, web log Mining

Academic Activities

- Founding chair of the IEEE consumer electronics Games Innovation conference

- Director of Games Innovation Lab (GIL) in the Institute of Creative Technologies (IOCT) of De Montfort University

- Associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games

- Member of editorial board of Journal of Memetic Computing,

- Member of steering committee for IEEE transaction on Computational intelligence and AI for games,

- Member of the steering committee of the IEEE transaction on Autonomous Mental Development

- Representative of of IEEE CE society in AI for games

- Member of Industry & Academia IT Think Tank for Microsoft UK Council 2007

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