June 22, 2021
The FAST School of Computing is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Irfan Younas to Associate Professor. He has a bachelor's degree from NUST and a Ph.D. degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Irfan is leading the Optimization and Data Science (OptiMi'nDS) research group. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Evolutionary Computation, Evolutionary Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Optimization. He has published in top international journals like Neurocomputing, Knowledge-Based Systems, and Expert Systems with Applications. Previously, he has worked on different military and defense-related projects carried out at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI). Moreover, he also enjoys frequent international collaborations and has a number of successful MS (~25) and ongoing PhD theses supervisions.