Anna Kononova
Marie Curie EST Research Fellow
Centre for Computational Fluid Dynamics


Email:
pmak@leeds.ac.uk
, annk2000@mail.ru

· PhD candidate (Memetic Computing in Chemical Kinetics) at the Centre for Computational Fluid Dynamics, School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Leeds; expected discussion of the thesis – October 2009; supervised by Prof M. Pourkashanian, Prof D. B. Ingham 

September 1999
– June 2004 
· Master
Degree (with Honours) in Applied
Mathematics obtained from 
·
Jyväskylä Summer Schools, 

TOEFL score 270 (June
2006), Technical
Interpreter Certificate (June 1999) 

· Grant by
Russian Foundation for Basic Research, «On
Analysis in
Locally Convex Spaces»
(060100838) 

· Grant by
Federal Agency of Education of 

· 3 times winner of yearly
grants from the Education Fund by Vladimir Potanin ( 

· Tutor for
the undergraduate course on Engineering Mathematics (Statistics, 16
hours),
Centre for
Computational Fluid Dynamics, 

· Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Centre for
Computational Fluid Dynamics, 

· Software
engineer
with «Ulter Systems» (now "Confirmit", www.confirmit.ru) 

· Assistant
lecturer in «Probability and Mathematical
Statistics» with the Faculty of Mathematics, 

· IT consulter,
programmer with
«Company Sbis» (www.sbis.ru ) 

· Research
project «Stochastic Control of the Population in
QuasiGenetic Algorithms» with Technical University of Bari,
Italy 

[1] A.
V. Kononova, A. V. Uglanov. “To
Optimization of Unreliable Systems”, in Proceedings of WSEAS International Conference in Applied Mathematics, paper number 488288, pp. 17–19, August 2004. 

[2] F. Neri, A. V. Kononova, G. Delvecchio, M. Sylos
Labini, A. V. Uglanov. “A Hierarchical Evolutionary Algorithm with Noisy
Fitness in Structural Optimisation Problems”
in F. Rothlauf et al. eds. Application of Evolutionary
Computation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3449,
pp. 610–616, Springer, April 2005. 

[3] F. Neri, A. V. Kononova, G. Delvecchio, M. Sylos
Labini, A. V. Uglanov, “A Hierarchical Evolutionary Algorithm
with Uncertain Fitness and Decision Space Restriction in Structural
Optimization Problems”, GESTS International
Transaction on Computer Science and Engineering, Volume 7,
Number 1, pp. 39–50, Sunjin
Publishing Co., May 2005. 

[4] F. Neri, A. V. Kononova. “The Role of
the Population Size in “QuasiGenetic”
Algorithms”, GESTS International Transaction on
Computer Science and Engineering, Volume 10, Number 1, pp.
61–72, Sunjin Publishing Co., June 2005. 

[5] A. V. Kononova, A. V. Uglanov, F. Neri,
I. Semoushin, “Analysis of one Complex Unreliable
System”, in M. Sobolewski and P. Ghodous eds., Next
Generation Concurrent Engineering. Smart and Concurrent Integration of
Product Data, Services and Control, International Society for
Productivity Enhancement, ISPE Volume 1, pp. 397–400, Ft. Worth (USA), July 2005. 

[6] A. V. Kononova, “A Survey on
Probabilistic High Order Model Building Genetic Algorithms”,
in Proceedings of the 1^{st }International
Workshop on Optimization Problems in Engineering, pp. 917,
ISBN 5886100814, Yaroslavl’, 1722 December, 2005. 

[7] F. Neri, G. L.
Cascella, N. Salvatore, A. V. Kononova,
G. Acciani, “PrudentDaring vs. Tolerant Survivor Selection
Schemes in Control Design of Electric Drives”,
in F. Rothlauf et al. eds. Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, Springer, April 2006 for the
3^{d} European Works on Evolutionary Algorithms in
Stochastic and Dynamic Environments, Volume 3907, pp.
805809, Springer, April 2006. 

[8] A. V. Kononova, K. J. Hughes,
M. Pourkashanian, D. B. Ingham, “Fitness Diversity based
Adaptive Memetic Algorithm for Solving Inverse Problems of Chemical
Kinetics”, Proceedings of the IEEE
Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Special Session on
Memetic
Algorithms, Singapore, pp. 2366–2373, September
2007. 

[9] A. V. Kononova, M. Pourkashanian, D. B.Ingham, “Scheduled Memetic Algorithm for the Optimisation of a Chemical Kinetics Reaction Mechanisms”, in P. Neittaanmäki, J. Periaux, T. Tuovinen, eds., Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimisation and Control, Series of Handbooks on Theory and Engineering Applications of Computational Methods, pp. 267–272, Barcelona, Spain: CIMNE, November 2008. 

[10] A. V. Kononova, D. B. Ingham,
M. Pourkashanian “Simple Scheduled Memetic Algorithm for Inverse Problems in Higher Dimensions: Application to Chemical Kinetics”, Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on
Computational Intelligence, Special
Session on Memetic Algorithms, Hong Kong, pp. 3906–3913,
June
2008. 

[11] A. Caponio, A. V. Kononova, F. Neri, “Differential Evolution with Scale Factor Local Search for Large Scale Problems”, in Y. Tenne, C.K. Goh, eds. Computational Intelligence in Expensive Optimization Problems, Springer Series Studies in Evolutionary Learning and Optimization (ELO), Springer, 2009. (accepted) 

· Large Scale
Optimisation Problems, Memetic Algorithms, Evolutionary Computation,
Probability, Reliability. 

· Reviewer for the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 

· Reviewer for the Soft Computing Journal, Springer, Special Issue on Emerging Trends in Soft Computing – Memetic Algorithms 

· Reviewer for the International Journal of Systems Science, Taylor & Francis 

· Reviewer for ASME Turbo Expo 2008 

· Member of the Scientific Programm Committee of the Special Session on Memetic Algorithms, the 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Hong Kong 

· Member of the Programm Committee of the 6^{th} European Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms in Stochastic and Dynamic Environments, EvoSTOC 2009 (within EvoStar 2009), Tübingen,
Germany, 1517 April 2009 

· Reviewer for Memetic Computing Journal, Springer 

· Member of the Programm Committee of the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Trondheim, Norway, 1821 May 2009 

· Member of
the Programm Committee of the Special
Session on Memetic Algorithms for Hard to Solve Problems, the
2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Trondheim, Norway,
1821 May 2009 

·
Member of
the Programm Committee of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary
Computation, track BioComputing & Complex Adaptive Systems: From
Theory to Practice, Norway, 1821 May 2009 

· Reviewer for Inverse Problems in Science & Engineering, Taylor & Francis 

· Reviewer for the 4th International Symposium on Intelligent Computatyion and Applications, ISICA2009 

· Member of the Programm Committee of the 7th European Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms in Stochastic and Dynamic Environments, EvoSTOC 2010 (within EvoStar 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, 79 April 2010 

Other
conferences 

· Fundamentals
and Techniques in Applicable Fluid Dynamics, Centre for CFD, University
of Leeds, September 2007 

·
19th
Sustainable Energy Marie Curie Research Fellowships Conference,
CMTMotores Termicos, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain,
October 2007, presentation "Advanced Computational Intelligence
Techniques for
Refining Emission
Predictions via Chemical Kinetics Modelling". 

·ERRI
Research Colloquia, SPEME, University of Leeds, presentation "Using
Evolutionary Computation Techniques for Enhancing Models for Chemical
Kinetics", April 2008. 