Heuristic Optimisation and Applications in Manufacturing and Engineering

Manufacturing and Engineering We conduct basic, strategic and applied research as well as technology transfer on the themes of Micro/Nano Manufacturing and Innovative Manufacturing with partners from 22 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We have research partnerships with more than 30 companies, ranging from small local firms to multi-national corporations, and more than 50 academic institutions around the world. Through our partnership programme, we have created or safeguarded hundreds of jobs and have contributed significantly to the regional economy.

Cardiff investigators

Selected publications

D.T. Pham and D. Karaboga, Intelligent Optimisation Techniques: Genetic Algorithms, Tabu Search, Simulated Annealing and Neural Networks, Springer Verlag, 1999.