I am a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Before taking up this position I was a Marie Curie Fellow at INRIA Paris-Saclay France, a Research Fellow in the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin, a Visiting Researcher in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Essex University, a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Complex and Adaptive System Laboratory at University College Dublin and a Ph.D. Student in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Essex University.

I am interested in Evolutionary Algorithms and Monte Carlo Tree Search. A brief description of my research can be found here and my publication list can be seen here and also through Google Scholar.

Recent News

  • Co-guest editor of a Special Issue on `Data Driven Computational Intelligence for e-Governance, Socio-Political and Economic Systems' - IEEE Trans. on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence. Information can be found here.

Grants & Bursary

I have authored/co-autored a number of successful funding applications with a total value over 500,000 EURO.

Contact Information


Dr. Edgar Galvan

Department of Computer Science, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Eolas Office 109

Telephone number: +353 (1) 4747154

Last updated: June 2017