Aug 2010 DSc (Docent, Habilitation) in Computational Intelligence, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Nov 2007 PhD in Computational Sciences (Scientific Computing and Optimization) with the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Apr 2007 PhD in Electrical Engineering (Computational Electromagnetism) with the Technical University of Bari, Italy.
Nov 2002 Master Degree in Electrical Engineering (Laurea Degree) with the Technical University of Bari, Italy.
SHORT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Apr 19 - today Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
May 13 -Mar 19 Full Professor of Computational Intelligence Optimisation with the Faculty of Computing Engineering and Media, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Oct 14- Sep 16 Visiting Professor of Computational Intelligence Optimisation, with the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Mar 12-May 13 Reader in Computational Intelligence with the Centre for Computational Intelligence, Faculty of Technology, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Sep 09-Aug 14 Academy Research Fellow with Academy of Finland, at the Department of Mathematical Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Nov 07-Aug 12 Assistant Professor in Simulation and Optimization, with the Department of Mathematical Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
I am a scholar in Metaheuristic Optimisation and Hybrid Optimisation Algorithms.
FABIO CARAFFINI, FERRANTE NERI and MICHAEL G. EPITROPAKIS, 2019. HyperSPAM: A study on hyper-heuristic coordination strategies in the continuous domain Inf. Sci.. 477, 186-202 SIDONG WU, GEXIANG ZHANG, FERRANTE NERI, MING ZHU, TAO JIANG and KLAUS-DIETER KUHNERT, 2019. A multi-aperture optical flow estimation method for an artificial compound eye Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering. 26(2), 139-157 RAWAA DAWOUD AL-DABBAGH, FERRANTE NERI, NORISMA IDRIS and MOHD SAPIYAN BABA, 2018. Algorithmic design issues in adaptive differential evolution schemes: Review and taxonomy Swarm and Evolutionary Computation. 43, 284-311
TINGFANG WU, FLORIN-DANIEL B^ILB^IE, ANDREI PAUN, LINQIANG PAN and FERRANTE NERI, 2018. Simplified and Yet Turing Universal Spiking Neural P Systems with Communication on Request Int. J. Neural Syst.. 28(8), 1850013