Jinghui Zhong
Associate Professor
School of Computer Science and Engineering
South China  University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Email: jinghuizhong at gmail dot com

I am currently an Associate Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, China. I received the B.Sc. , M.Sc, and Ph.D. degrees from the School of Information Science and Technology, Sun YAT-SEN University in 2005, 2007, and 2012, respectively. From 2013 to 2016, I worked as a Research Fellow in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

  • Computational Intelligence (CI): Genetic Programming,  Differential Evolution, Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization, and applications of CI technologies.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation.


  1. J. Zhong, L. Feng, and Y.-S. Ong, "Gene Expression Programming: A Survey," IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2017 [pdf].
  2. J. Zhong, W. Cai, M. Lees, and L. Luo, "Automatic Model Construction for the Behaviour of Human Crowds", Applied Soft Computing, 2017 (accepted) [source code and dataset] [pdf]
  3. J. Zhong, W. Cai, L. Luo, and M. Zhao, "Learning behavior patterns from video for agent-based crowd modeling and simulation," Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems,2016, 30(5): 990-1019.  [source code and dataset]  [pdf]
  4. J. Zhong, Y.-S. Ong, and W. Cai, “Self-Learning Gene Expression Programming,” IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 2016, 20(1): 65-80. [source code and dataset]
  5. J. Zhong, N. Hu, W. Cai, M. Lees, and L.B. Luo, Density-Based Evolutionary Framework for Crowd Model Calibration, ” Journal of Computational Science, 6 (2015): 11-22.
  6. J. Zhong, M. Shen, J. Zhang, H.S.H. Chung, Y.H. Shi, Y. Li, “A Differential Evolution Algorithm with Dual Populations for Solving Periodic Railway Timetable Scheduling Problem IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp.512-527, August 2013.

Professional Activities

Reviewer of the following Journals:

  • IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
  • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
  • IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine  
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management 
  • Journal of Applied Soft Computing
  • Journal of Computational Science
  • Future Generation Computer Systems
  • Networks and Spatial Economics
  • Neural Computing and Applications
  • Neural Processing Letters
  • Engineering Optimization

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