Lecturer in Computational Intelligence.

Dr. Shahin Rostami is a Lecturer in Computational Intelligence within the Department of Computing and Informatics at the Bournemouth University, where he has been a faculty member since 2014. Dr. Rostami also holds the role of Innovation Leader, focussed on technology enhanced learning.

Dr. Rostami completed his funded Ph.D. in the field of Computational Intelligence with applications to Concealed Weapon Detection at the Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. His research interests lie within the areas of Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, ranging from theory to their application to complex real-world problems.

Dr. Rostami has taught both postgraduate and undergraduate units including: Principles of Programming, Computers & Networks, Python for Security, Digital Forensics, Communication & Network Technology, and Programming.

Research Interests

Dr. Rostami is currently interested in the following research directions:

  • Multi-objective Optimisation
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Function Approximation
  • Algorithm Analysis
  • Direct-neural Interfaces

Peer Review

Dr. Rostami is acts a reviewer for several conferences and journals, these include:

  • International Journal of Neural Systems
  • Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering
  • Information Sciences
  • Expert Systems With Applications
  • Computers & Security


Below are a selection of projects led by Dr. Rostami.


An open data-set to support the development of visualisation techniques for multi-objective optimisation.


Ph.D. Students

Kevin Wilson, Progressive Preference Articulation for Many-Objective Evolutionary Computation. Ongoing
Luu Duc Trung, Preference Focussed Multi-Objective Neuro-Evolution and Deep Learning. Ongoing
Mohammed Alqurashi, An Intrusion Detection System for IoT Enabled Devices. Ongoing

Master's Students

Michele Di Lecce, Approximated Selection Methods in Multi and Many Objective Optimisation. Completed

Research Assistants

Sherin Varghese, EEG data-set for Adaptive Computer Interfaces for Improved Productivity and Personal Health. Ongoing
Flynn Acworth, Visualisation of the Evolutionary Computation Process to Improve Understanding and Track Erroneous Behaviour. Ongoing


Below is a timeline of Dr. Rostami's publications. Click here for a more reliable list (including citations) by Google Scholar.

Contact Me

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Office Details

Dr. Shahin Rostami
Department of Computing and Informatics
Faculty of Science and Technology
Bournemouth University
Talbot Campus, Poole House
Fern Barrow, Poole, Dorset
BH12 5BB, UK.
Tel. (+44) 01202 962403