On February 24th, Georgios Karafotias defended his PhD thesis at the Aula of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA).
The title of the thesis reads “Parameter Control for Evolutionary Algorithms”. The thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Gusz Eiben (VUA). Prof. Bartz-Beielstein was member of the PhD committee at VUA. Since 2008, Prof. Bartz-Beielstein was member of ten PhD committees at several European universities (e.g., Dortmund, Leiden, Warwick, Ljubljana). Currently, there are two PhD projects from members of the SPOTSeven Lab in cooperation with Prof. Eiben.