Dr Edgar Galvan received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Essex, UK in 2009
Dr. Galvan has held multiple research positions in University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, INRIA-Saclay, Paris. He is currently a Lecturer (above the bar) in the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University. Dr. Galvan has (co-) authored over 70 scientific works. He serves or has served in all the main evolutionary algorithms conferences. Dr. Galvan is a continuous scientific adviser for the Mexican, French and Irish scientific organisations.His research interests include Genetic Programming and the properties of encodings, as well as applications to combinatorial optimisation, games and software engineering.