Graham Kendall
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Professor Graham Kendall

Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham.

A slight fuller biography is availble here (along with pictures), which you are welcome to use.

Graham Kendall: Biography

This is a brief biography. Please feel free to use it.

Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor (PVC) of the University and sits on the University’s Executive Board.

Before becoming an Academic, he worked in the IT industry for 20 years, starting his career as a computer operator, and progressing to a senior manager. In 1994 (aged 34) he took a break from his industrial career and went to UMIST to study Computation, obtaining a First Class Honours degree.

Debating whether to return to industry to work on the Y2K bug, he decided to undertake a PhD, which he started in 1997 and competed in 2000. In 1999, he was offered an academic position at the University of Nottingham.

He was made a full Professor in 2007 and moved to Malaysia in August 2011, where he took up the role of Vice-Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange). In August 2016, he became the Provost/CEO of UNM and also was appointed a PVC of the University.

He a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and the Operational Research Society (FORS). He is a Director of two companies (Nottingham Green Technologies Sdn Bhd and Nottingham MyResearch Sdn Bhd) and a former Director of Crops for the Future Sdn Bhd.

He is an Associate Editor of 10 journals and a former Editor-in-chief of the “IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games”. He has published over 250 peer reviewed scientific papers, with over 100 of those in ISI ranked journals.

His research interests/expertise include Operations Research, Evolutionary Computation, Artificial Intelligence, Heuristics, Meta-heuristics, Hyper-heuristics and addressing Real World Applications.

My CV is available here here.


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