Prof Nelishia Pillay

Prof Nelishia Pillay

South Africa

University of Pretoria

Department of Computer Science

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Prof Nelishia Pillay is the Head of the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria. She holds a Phd in Computer Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Her research areas include hyper-heuristics, combinatorial optimization, genetic programming, genetic algorithms and other biologically-inspired methods. She has published in these areas in journals, national and international conference proceedings. She has also established the NICOG (Nature Inspired Computing Optimization Group) and is the chair of the IEEE Task Force on Hyper-Heuristics with the Technical Committee of Intelligent Systems and Applications at IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.

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