Research Supervision and Mentorship

Future Students

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved H1/High Distinction in their UG program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. If you are interested, contact me at s.elsayed@unsw.edu.au.

The candidate has to meet all the UNSW requirements. More information can be found on https://research.unsw.edu.au/graduate-research-scholarships.

Current Research Candidates

    1. Reem Sherif (PhD – area: Intelligent Approaches for Swarm Guidance)

    2. Setyo Tri Windras Mara (PhD – area: Optimisation of Electric Vehicle Routing Problems with Drones)

    3. Tanvir Islam (M. Sc. – area: Machine Learning for Energy Demand Prediction)

    4. Dyuti Paul (M. Sc. – area: Artificial Intelligence for Energy Consumption in Electric Vehicle)

Past Research Candidates

  1. Kangjing (Jenny) Li (PhD.: Landscape-based Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Optimization Problems) (supervisor - Completed 2022)

  2. Dr Md Forhad Zaman (Ph.D.: Power Generation Planning Using Evolutionary Algorithms) (Completed 2017)

  3. Mr Ismail Ali (M. Sc.: Evolutionary Optimisation for Scheduling Problems) (Completed June 2016) - received the outstanding thesis in an IT topic award (UNSW Canberra, 2016 )

  4. Dr Eman Hasan Samir (Ph.D.: Decomposition based Evolutionary Optimisation) (Completed 2014).


Current Post-docs mentorship

  1. Dr Ehab Elfeky

  2. Dr Mohamed Radwan

  3. Dr Kangjing Li

  4. Dr Tung Nguyen

  5. Dr Jing Liu

Past Post-docs mentorship

  1. Dr Kyle Harrison – is currently a Lecturer at the University of New Castle, Australia

  2. Dr Ali Ahrari – is currently a post-doc (and an ARC DECRA Fellow) at UNSW, Australia

  3. Dr Heba Elfeky– is currently a Lecturer at UNSW, Australia

  4. Dr Essam Debie – is currently a post-doc at UNSW, Australia

  5. Dr Md Forhad Zaman – is currently an Advisor with IP Australia

  6. Dr Hatem Saad– is currently working at the University of Canberra