Dr Fabio Caraffini

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Office - 317
Third Floor
Computational Foundry
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Fabio Caraffini's research includes fundamental and applied computational intelligence with a strong emphasis on heuristics for optimisation.

He holds a PhD in Mathematical Information Technology (University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 2016) and Computer Science (De Montfort University, UK, 2014), and received the BSc in Electronics Engineering and the MSc in Telecommunications Engineering degrees from the University of Perugia (Italy) in 2008 and 2011 respectively.

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Areas Of Expertise

  • Evolutionary Computing
  • Heuristic & Hyperheuristic Optimisation
  • Memetic Algorithm
  • Differential Evolution
  • Particle Swarm Optimisation
  • Algorithm Behaviour
  • Computational Intelligence

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Teaching Interests

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Before joining the Department of Computer Science at Swansea University, I designed and delivered level 4 modules such as 'Calculus I' and 'Mathematical Analysis, as well as level 7 modules such as 'Computational Intelligence Optimisation'.

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