Madalina M. Drugan

Madalina M. Drugan is a former member of the lab who is no longer affiliated with the VUB AI Lab.

Madalina M. Drugan received the Diploma Engineer degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In 2006, she received the PhD degree from the Computer Science Department, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She have carry out research in Machine Learning and Optimisation and related topics like Evolutionary Computation, Bioinformatics, Multi-objective optimisation, Meta-heuristics, Operational Research, and Reinforcement Learning. She has experience with research grants, reviewing services and a strong publication record (more than 50 publications, 10 journal publications) in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. During last three years, she initiated and organized several special sessions, tutorials and workshops on Reinforcement Learning and Optimisation at IEEE WCCI, IEEE SSCI, PPSN, ESANN, CEC, IJCNN, SIMCO, EVOLVE. She co-supervised three PhD students and two Master students and some of their joint publications were awarded prices at international conferences.


Here are some of my selected publications. You can also take a look at the complete list of my publications.