Dr Ismail Ali
Senior Research Associate

Dr Ismail Ali

  • PhD in computer science 2016-2020, UNSW at Canberra
  • Master by research in computer science 2014-2016, UNSW at Canberra
UNSW Canberra
Capability Systems Centre

I received my undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Computer and Information, Zagazig University, Egypt, in 2010, and my master’s and PhD degrees in computer science from the School of Engineering and IT (SEIT), University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia in 2016 and 2020, respectively. I worked as a research associate at the Capability Systems Centre (CSC), University of New South Wales, Canberra (UNSW@Canberra), Australia Since 2020. I'm currently working as a Lecturer at the CSC, School of Systems and Computing (SysCom) at UNSW Canberra.

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+61426028561
Location
School of Systems and Computing
  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Ali IM; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2016, 'A differential evolution algorithm for solving resource constrained project scheduling problems', in , pp. 209 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_18
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Ali IM; Biswas S; Turan HH; Chakrabortty RK; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2023, 'An integrated differential evolution algorithm for reconfigurable manufacturing systems', Applied Soft Computing, 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2023.111025
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ali IM; Turan HH; Elsawah S, 2023, 'A military fleet mix problem for high-valued defense assets: A simulation-based optimization approach', Expert Systems with Applications, 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2022.118964
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ali IM; Turan HH; Chakrabortty RK; Elsawah S, 2022, 'Multi-objective-based differential evolution for balancing production cost, diversity and aggregated performance attributes in product family design', Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10696-022-09480-9
    Journal articles | 2022
    Biswas S; Ali I; Chakrabortty RK; Turan HH; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2022, 'Dynamic modeling for product family evolution combined with artificial neural network based forecasting model: A study of iPhone evolution', Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2022.121549
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ali IM; Essam D; Kasmarik K, 2021, 'Novel binary differential evolution algorithm for knapsack problems', Information Sciences, 542, pp. 177 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2020.07.013
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ali I; Essam D; Kasmarik K, 2020, 'A Novel Design of Differential Evolution for Solving Discrete Traveling Salesman Problems', Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 52
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ali I; Sallam K; Moustafa N; Chakrabortty R; Ryan M; Choo K-KR, 2020, 'An Automated Task Scheduling Model using Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm II for Fog-Cloud Systems', IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCC.2020.3032386
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ali IM; Essam D; Kasmarik K, 2019, 'A novel differential evolution mapping technique for generic combinatorial optimization problems', Applied Soft Computing Journal, 80, pp. 297 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2019.04.017
  • Conference Papers | 2022
    Ali IM; Turan HH; Elsawah S, 2022, 'A Discrete Differential Evolution Algorithm for a Military Fleet Modernization Problem', in 2022 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2022 - Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC55065.2022.9870320
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Ali I; Turan H; Chakrabortty R; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2021, 'An Integrated Differential Evolution-based Heuristic Approach for Product Family Design Problem', IEEE, Krakow, Poland, presented at 2021 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Krakow, Poland, 28 June 2021 - 01 July 2021
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Ali I; Essam D; Kasmarik K, 2020, 'Differential Evolution Algorithm for Multiple Inter-dependent Components Traveling Thief Problem', Glasgow, presented at IEEE CEC, Glasgow
    Theses / Dissertations | 2020
    Ali I, 2020, A Differential Evolution Algorithm for Generic Combinatorial Optimization Problems, UNSWorks, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/3968
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Ali IM; Essam D; Kasmarik K, 2019, 'New designs of k-means clustering and crossover operator for solving traveling salesman problems using evolutionary algorithms', in IJCCI 2019 - Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, Vienna, Austria, pp. 123 - 130, presented at Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, IJCCI 2019, Vienna, Austria, September 17-19, 2019, Vienna, Austria, 17 September 2019 - 19 September 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0007940001230130
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Ali I; Kasmarik KE; Essam D, 2018, 'An Efficient Differential Evolution Algorithm for solving 0-1 Knapsack Problems', Brazil, presented at IEEE CEC, Brazil, -
    Theses / Dissertations | 2016
    Ali I, 2016, Evolutionary Algorithms for Resource Constrained Project Scheduling, https://www.unsworks.unsw.edu.au/permalink/f/5gm2j3/unsworks_40688
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Ali IM; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2016, 'A differential evolution algorithm for solving resource constrained project scheduling problems', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 209 - 220, presented at Second Australasian Conference, ACALCI 2016, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 02 February 2016 - 05 February 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_18
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Ali IM; Elsayed SABER; Ray T; Sarker R, 2015, 'Memetic Algorithm for solving Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problems', in Evolutionary Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press): STM Titles, Sendai, presented at CEC, Sendai, 25 May 2015 - 28 May 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2015.7257231
    Preprints |
    Ali IM; Biswas S; Turan HH; Chakrabortty RK; ElSawah S; Ryan MJ, An Integrated Differential Evolution Algorithm for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4069601
    Preprints |
    Ali IM; Turan HH; ElSawah S, A Military Fleet Mix Problem For High-Valued Defense Assets: A Simulation-Based Optimization Approach, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4186508

2023 - Rapid Research Funding - School of Systems and Computing - UNSW Canberra ($16,500).

  • 2016: my master thesis has been awarded “The Stephen Fester Prize” for the Most Outstanding Thesis on an Information Technology Related Topic by a Masters by Research or PhD Student. - https://student.unsw.edu.au/prizes-2016.
  • 2020: my PhD thesis has been awarded “The Stephen Fester Prize” for the Most Outstanding Thesis on an Information Technology Related Topic by a Masters by Research or PhD Student. - https://student.unsw.edu.au/prizes-2020.
  • 2021: my PhD thesis has been awarded the “Dean's Award for Outstanding PhD These - UNSW Canberra" which is awarded for a thesis that requires only minimal corrections, received outstanding and/or excellent levels of achievement for all examination criteria, and in the opinion of both examiners is in the top 10% of PhD theses they have examined. 

My current research interests include optimization problems, evolutionary algorithms, combinatorial optimization problems, simulation-based optimization techniques, production system and supply network engineering, scheduling problems, operation research, Cybersecurity, and IoT.

My Research Supervision

PhD students and final-year graduation projects.

My Teaching

ZEIT8412-Simulation [S2, 2022]

ZEIT8031 Reliability Engineering Fundamentals [S1, 2023],

ZEIT8152 Reliability Program Management [S1, 2023],

ZEIT8039 Reliability Eng Assurance [S2, 2023].