Computational Modelling Group

Dr. Rob Mills

Research Fellow
Electronics and Computer Science (FPAS)
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I am a research fellow in the Natural Systems group at the University of Southampton. My research has two complementary aims: first, to develop biologically inspired algorithms for combinatorial problem solving; and second, to explore the implications of analogous processes for understanding biological organisation. In particular, I am interested in the impact of structured environments, and how structure such as modularity can be exploited by evolutionary processes. Simulation modelling is integral to answering questions on both sides of my my research.

Research Interests

Life sciences simulation: Developmental Biology, Evolution, Neuroscience, Systems biology

Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Landscape evolution

Algorithms and computational methods: Distributed computing, Evolutionary Algorithms, Multi-scale, Optimisation

Computational platforms: Iridis, Linux

Transdisciplinary tags: Complex Systems, HPC, Scientific Computing

Research Groups

Science and Engineering of Natural Systems group

Electronics and Computer Science (FPAS)