Dr. Hemant Kumar Singh completed his PhD from University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia in 2011 and B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur in 2007. Since 2013, he has worked with UNSW Australia as a Lecturer (2013-2017) and Senior Lecturer (2017-) in the School of Engineering and Information Technology. He also worked with GE Aviation at John F. Welch Technology Centre as a Lead Engineer during 2011-13. His research interests include development of evolutionary computation methods with a focus on engineering design optimization problems. He has over 50 refereed publications this area. He is the recipient of Australia Bicentennial Fellowship 2016, WCSMO Early Career Researcher Fellowship 2015 and The Australian Society for Defence Engineering Prize 2011 among others. More details are available at his personal webpage: http://www.mdolab.net/Hemant/.

# Dr Hemant Singh

LOCATION

Room 103, Building 20,

School of Engineering and Information Technology,

The University of New South Wales,

Australian Defence Force Academy,

Canberra ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

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## Book Chapters

Singh HK; Ray T, 2010, 'Divide and Conquer in Coevolution: A Difficult Balancing Act', in Sarker RA; Ray T (ed.), *AGENT-BASED EVOLUTIONARY SEARCH*, edn. Adaptation Learning and Optimization, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, pp. 117 - 138, 10.1007/978-3-642-13425-8_6

Ray T; Singh HK; Isaacs A; Smith W, 2009, 'Infeasibility driven evolutionary algorithm for constrained optimization', in *Studies in Computational Intelligence*, pp. 145 - 165, 10.1007/978-3-642-00619-7_7

## Journal articles

Pan J; Zhang Z; Wu J; Ramakrishnan KR; Singh HK, 2019, 'A novel method of vibration modes selection for improving accuracy of frequency-based damage detection', *Composites Part B: Engineering*, vol. 159, pp. 437 - 446, 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.08.134

Chand S; Singh H; Ray T, 2019, 'Evolving heuristics for the resource constrained project scheduling problem with dynamic resource disruptions', *Swarm and Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 44, pp. 897 - 912, 10.1016/j.swevo.2018.09.007

Zhang Z; Pan J; Luo W; Ramakrishnan KR; Singh HK, 2019, 'Vibration-based delamination detection in curved composite plates', *Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing*, vol. 119, pp. 261 - 274, 10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.02.002

Habib A; Singh HK; Chugh T; Ray T; Miettinen K, 2019, 'A Multiple Surrogate Assisted Decomposition Based Evolutionary Algorithm for Expensive Multi/Many-Objective Optimization', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 10.1109/TEVC.2019.2899030

Asafuddoula M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'An enhanced decomposition-based evolutionary algorithm with adaptive reference vectors', *IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics*, vol. 48, pp. 2321 - 2334, 10.1109/TCYB.2017.2737519

Habib A; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'A multiple surrogate assisted evolutionary algorithm for optimization involving iterative solvers', *Engineering Optimization*, vol. 50, pp. 1625 - 1644, 10.1080/0305215X.2017.1401068

Chand S; Huynh Q; Singh H; Ray T; Wagner M, 2018, 'On the use of genetic programming to evolve priority rules for resource constrained project scheduling problems', *Information Sciences*, vol. 432, pp. 146 - 163, 10.1016/j.ins.2017.12.013

He Y; Wan J; Lei X; Singh H, 2018, 'Flood disaster level evaluation using a particle swarm optimization algorithm considering decision maker's preference', *Water Science and Technology: Water Supply*, vol. 18, pp. 288 - 298, 10.2166/ws.2017.118

Keshk M; Singh H; Abbass H, 2018, 'Automatic estimation of differential evolution parameters using Hidden Markov Models', *Evolutionary Intelligence*, vol. 10, pp. 77 - 93, 10.1007/s12065-018-0153-5

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'Multiple surrogate-Assisted many-objective optimization for computationally expensive engineering design', *Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME*, vol. 140, 10.1115/1.4039450

Huynh QN; Chand S; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'Genetic Programming With Mixed-Integer Linear Programming-Based Library Search', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 22, pp. 733 - 747, 10.1109/TEVC.2018.2840056

Singh HK; Bhattacharjee KS; Ray T, 2018, 'Distance based subset selection for benchmarking in evolutionary multi/many-objective optimization', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, 10.1109/TEVC.2018.2883094

Zhang Z; He M; Liu A; Singh HK; Ramakrishnan KR; Hui D; Shankar K; Morozov EV, 2018, 'Vibration-based assessment of delaminations in FRP composite plates', *Composites Part B: Engineering*, vol. 144, pp. 254 - 266, 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.03.003

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'An approach to generate comprehensive piecewise linear interpolation of pareto outcomes to aid decision making', *Journal of Global Optimization*, vol. 68, pp. 71 - 93, 10.1007/s10898-016-0454-0

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'A novel decomposition-based evolutionary algorithm for engineering design optimization', *Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME*, vol. 139, 10.1115/1.4035862

Zhang Z; Pan J; Fu J; Singh HK; Pi YL; Wu J; Rao R, 2017, 'Optimization of long span portal frames using spatially distributed surrogates', *Steel and Composite Structures*, vol. 24, pp. 227 - 237, 10.12989/scs.2017.24.2.227

Zhang Z; Zhan C; Shankar K; Morozov EV; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'Sensitivity analysis of inverse algorithms for damage detection in composites', *Composite Structures*, vol. 176, pp. 844 - 859, 10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.06.019

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ryan M; Ray T, 2017, 'Bridging the gap: Many-objective optimization and informed decision-making', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 21, pp. 813 - 820, 10.1109/TEVC.2017.2687320

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'A surrogate assisted approach for single-objective bilevel optimization', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 21, pp. 681 - 696, 10.1109/TEVC.2017.2670659

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T; Sinha A, 2017, 'An enhanced memetic algorithm for Single-Objective bilevel optimization problems', *Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 25, pp. 607 - 642, 10.1162/EVCO_a_00198

Singh HK, 2016, 'Development of optimization methods to deal with current challenges in engineering design optimization', *AI Communications*, vol. 29, pp. 219 - 221, 10.3233/AIC-140645

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'Multi-Objective Optimization with Multiple Spatially Distributed Surrogates', *Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME*, vol. 138, 10.1115/1.4034035

Kumar Singh H; Shankar Bhattacharjee K; Ray T, 2016, 'A Projection-Based Approach for Constructing Piecewise Linear Pareto Front Approximations', *Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME*, vol. 138, 10.1115/1.4033991

Ray T; Asafuddoula M; Kumar Singh H; Alam K, 2015, 'An Approach to Identify Six Sigma Robust Solutions of Multi/Many-Objective Engineering Design Optimization Problems', *Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME*, vol. 137, 10.1115/1.4029704

Asafuddoula M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2015, 'Six-Sigma Robust Design Optimization Using a Many-Objective Decomposition-Based Evolutionary Algorithm', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 19, pp. 490 - 507, 10.1109/TEVC.2014.2343791

Liu M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2014, 'Application specific instance generator and a memetic algorithm for capacitated arc routing problems', *Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies*, vol. 43, pp. 249 - 266, 10.1016/j.trc.2014.04.001

Singh HK; Ray T; Sarker R, 2013, 'Optimum oil production planning using infeasibility driven evolutionary algorithm', *Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 21, pp. 65 - 82, 10.1162/EVCO_a_00064

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T, 2011, 'A Pareto corner search evolutionary algorithm and dimensionality reduction in many-objective optimization problems', *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 15, pp. 539 - 556, 10.1109/TEVC.2010.2093579

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'C-PSA: Constrained Pareto simulated annealing for constrained multi-objective optimization', *Information Sciences*, vol. 180, pp. 2499 - 2513, 10.1016/j.ins.2010.03.021

Singh HK; Pawar PM; Ganguli R; Jung SN, 2008, 'On the effect of mass and stiffness unbalance on helicopter tail rotor system behavior', *Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology*, vol. 80, pp. 129 - 138, 10.1108/00022660810859355

Singh HK; Pawar PM; Ganguli R; Jung SN, 2008, 'On the effect of mass and stiffness unbalance on helicopter tail rotor system behavior', *AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY*, vol. 80, pp. 129 - 138, 10.1108/000226608108593551

## Conference Papers

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'Efficient Global Optimization for Solving Computationally Expensive Bilevel Optimization Problems', in *2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2018 - Proceedings*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2018.8477714

Lu Z; Deb K; Singh H, 2018, 'Balancing Survival of Feasible and Infeasible Solutions in Constraint Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms', in *2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2018 - Proceedings*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2018.8477976

Chand S; Singh HK; Ray T, 2018, 'Team Selection Using Multi-/Many-Objective Optimization with Integer Linear Programming', in *2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2018 - Proceedings*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2018.8477945

Ray T; Habib A; Singh HK; Ryan M, 2018, 'Uncovering performance envelopes through optimum design of tests', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 445 - 457, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-030-03991-2_41

Singh HK; Bhattacharjee KS; Ray T; Mostaghim S, 2018, 'Investigation of a simple distance based ranking metric for decomposition-based multi/many-objective evolutionary algorithms', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 384 - 396, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-030-03991-2_36

Habib A; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'A batch infill strategy for computationally expensive optimization problems', in *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)*, pp. 74 - 85, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-319-51691-2_7

Habib A; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'A study on the effectiveness of constraint handling schemes within Efficient Global Optimization framework', in *2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016*, presented at , 10.1109/SSCI.2016.7850205

Huynh QN; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'Improving Symbolic Regression through a semantics-driven framework', in *2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016*, presented at , 10.1109/SSCI.2016.7849941

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'Enhanced pareto interpolation method to aid decision making for discontinuous pareto optimal fronts', in

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'Use of a non-nested formulation to improve search for bilevel optimization', in

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T; Zhang Q, 2017, 'Decomposition Based Evolutionary Algorithm with a Dual Set of reference vectors', in *2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings*, pp. 105 - 112, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2017.7969302

Chand S; Singh HK; Ray T, 2017, 'A heuristic algorithm for solving resource constrained project scheduling problems', in *2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings*, pp. 225 - 232, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2017.7969317

Zhang H; Zhou A; Zhang G; Singh HK, 2017, 'Accelerating MOEA/D by Nelder-Mead method', in *2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings*, pp. 976 - 983, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2017.7969414

Singh HK; Yao X, 2017, 'Improvement of reference points for decomposition based multi-objective evolutionary algorithms', in

Singh HK; Alam K; Ray T, 2016, 'Use of infeasible solutions during constrained evolutionary search: A short survey', in

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A nested differential evolution based algorithm for solving multi-objective bilevel optimization problems', in

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A study on performance metrics to identify solutions of interest from a trade-off set', in

Huynh QN; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A semantics based symbolic regression framework for mining explicit and implicit equations from data', in *GECCO 2016 Companion - Proceedings of the 2016 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, pp. 103 - 104, presented at , 10.1145/2908961.2908989

Asafuddoula M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A CUDA implementation of an improved decomposition based evolutionary algorithm for multi-objective optimization', in *GECCO 2016 Companion - Proceedings of the 2016 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, pp. 71 - 72, presented at , 10.1145/2908961.2908971

Chand S; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'Finding robust solutions for resource constrained project scheduling problems involving uncertainties', in *2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016*, pp. 225 - 232, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2016.7743799

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A memetic algorithm for solving bilevel optimization problems with multiple followers', in *2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016*, pp. 1901 - 1908, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2016.7744020

Huynh QN; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'Optimum redesign of scale-free networks with robustness and cost considerations', in *2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016*, pp. 529 - 536, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2016.7743839

Bhattacharjee KS; Singh HK; Ray T; Branke J, 2016, 'Multiple surrogate assisted multiobjective optimization using improved pre-selection', in *2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016*, pp. 4328 - 4335, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2016.7744340

Habib A; Singh HK; Ray T, 2016, 'A multi-objective batch infill strategy for efficient global optimization', in *2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016*, pp. 4336 - 4343, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2016.7744341

Singh H; Asafuddoula M; Alam K; Ray T, 2015, 'Re-design for robustness: An approach based on many objective optimization', in

Wang B; Singh HK; Ray T, 2015, 'A multi-objective genetic programming approach to uncover explicit and implicit equations from data', in *2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings*, pp. 1129 - 1136, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2015.7257016

Asafuddoula M; Ray T; Singh HK, 2015, 'Characterizing pareto front approximations in many-objective optimization', in *GECCO 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference*, pp. 607 - 614, presented at , 10.1145/2739480.2754701

Islam MM; Singh HK; Ray T, 2015, 'A Memetic Algorithm for solving single objective bilevel optimization problems', in *2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings*, pp. 1643 - 1650, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2015.7257084

Asafuddoula M; Ray T; Isaacs A; Singh HK, 2015, 'Performance of a steady state quantum genetic algorithm for multi/many-objective engineering optimization problems', in *2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings*, pp. 893 - 899, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2015.7256985

Singh HK; Ray T, 2015, 'Many-objective optimization in engineering design: case studies using a decomposition based evolutionary algorithm', in *Proceedings of the 11 th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO - 11)*, World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO), Sydney, Australia, pp. 106 - 111, presented at World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO), Sydney, Australia, 07 - 12 June 2015, http://web.aeromech.usyd.edu.au/WCSMO2015/978-0-646-94394-7.html

Liu M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2014, 'A benchmark generator for dynamic capacitated arc routing problems', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 579 - 586, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900232

Singh HK; Asafuddoula M; Ray T, 2014, 'Solving problems with a mix of hard and soft constraints using modified infeasibility driven evolutionary algorithm (IDEA-M)', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 983 - 990, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900239

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T, 2014, 'A hybrid surrogate based algorithm (HSBA) to solve computationally expensive optimization problems', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, pp. 1069 - 1075, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900395

Liu M; Singh HK; Ray T, 2014, 'A memetic algorithm with a new split scheme for solving dynamic capacitated arc routing problems', in *Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014*, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Beijing, China, pp. 595 - 602, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014, Beijing, China, 06 - 11 July 2014, 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900358

Alam; Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Sreenatha AG, 2011, 'Design optimization of a model submarine: A reverse engineering approach', in *CD-ROM conference proceedings*, International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial and Social Problems, EUROGEN 2011, Capua, Italy, pp. 200 - 212, presented at International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial and Social Problems, EUROGEN 2011, Capua, Italy, 14 - 16 September 2011

Singh HK; Ray T, 2011, 'Performance of a hybrid EA-DE-memetic algorithm on CEC 2011 real world optimization problems', in *2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011*, pp. 1322 - 1326, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2011.5949769

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Performance of Infeasibility Empowered Memetic Algorithm (IEMA) on engineering design problems', in

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Performance of infeasibility empowered memetic algorithm for CEC 2010 constrained optimization problems', in *2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2010.5585946

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Surrogate assisted Simulated Annealing (SASA) for constrained multi-objective optimization', in *2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010*, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2010.5586124

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Nguyen TT; Ray T; Yao X, 2009, 'Performance of infeasibility driven evolutionary algorithm (IDEA) on constrained dynamic single objective optimization problems', in *2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2009*, pp. 3127 - 3134, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983339

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2009, 'An improved secondary ranking for many objective optimization problems', in *Proceedings of the 11th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2009*, pp. 1837 - 1838, presented at , 10.1145/1569901.1570190

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A study on the performance of substitute distance based approaches for evolutionary many objective optimization', in

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'Infeasibility Driven Evolutionary Algorithm (IDEA) for engineering design optimization', in

Singh H; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A simulated annealing algorithm for single objective trans-dimensional optimization problems', in *Proceedings - 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, HIS 2008*, pp. 19 - 24, presented at , 10.1109/HIS.2008.45

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A simulated annealing algorithm for constrained Multi-Objective Optimization', in *2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2008*, pp. 1655 - 1662, presented at , 10.1109/CEC.2008.4631013

## Theses / Dissertations

Singh HK, 2011, Development of optimization methods to deal with current challenges in engineering design optimization, thesis