Dr. Jassim Haji

Prof. Tatiana Kalganova

Prof. Tatiana Kalganova (BUL: PI:TK) BSc (Hons), PhD, is a Reader in Intelligent Systems and EEE Postgraduate Research Director in ECE at Brunel. She has over 25 years of experience in design and implementation of applied Intelligent Systems. She led the Brunel team to success in collaboration with Supply Dynamics and Blue roofs, becoming a Champions of 2019 AFWERX Microelectronics Supply Chain Provenance Challenge. Her novel deep learning approach is ranked No 1 at paperswithcode for MNIST dataset. Her research into Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) and graph mathematics have been deployed into Caterpillar’s current GEMSTONE supply chain optimization process. This invention led to multiple internal and external international awards, including the 2016 Caterpillar Chairman’s Award for Process/Business Innovation, the 2016 Global Excellence in Analytics Award by the International Institute of Analytics, 2017 Finalist for the INFORMS Innovation in Analytics prize and 2020 Winner of Research Impact Awards. Inventor of 6 patented technologies and author of over 120 peer-refereed papers in highly respect journals and in conference proceedings, Prof. Kalganova’s work has attracted in research funding from a combination of industrial, national and international research entities and served as first supervisor to 14 PhD graduates to date. She serves on the editorial board for several journals, including Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines and member of EPSRC Full College.