Yanan Sun (特聘研究员)Professor (research)
College of Computer Science
Yanan Sun is a Professor (research) in the College of Computer Science at Sichuan University, China. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand from July 2017 to March 2019. He received his Ph.D. degree from the College of Computer Science at Sichuan University in China in June 2017. From August 2015 to February 2017, he studied in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University in USA, as a jointly Ph.D. student financed by China Scholar Council. He servers as the reviewers of over 20 avenues, is invited to be the organizing committee, program committee, special session chair, and tutorial chair of nine international conferences. He is the leading organizers of one workshop and one special session in the topic of Evolutionary Deep Learning, and the founding chair of IEEE CIS Task Force on Evolutionary Deep Learning and Applications.
My current research interests focus on evolutionary deep learning, many- and multi-objective optimization algorithms and deep learning.