Professor Edmund Burke
Deputy Principal for Research
Professor Edmund Burke is Deputy Principal for Research at the University of Stirling.
His research interests lie at the interface of Operational Research and Computer Science. He is a member of the EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team for Mathematics. He is also a Fellow of the Operational Research Society and the British Computer Society and a member of the UK Computing Research Committee (UKCRC).
Professor Burke is Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Scheduling, Area Editor (for Combinatorial Optimisation) of the Journal of Heuristics, Associate Editor of the INFORMS Journal on Computing, Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and a member of the Editorial Board of Memetic Computing.
Since 1995, Professor Burke has led the organisation of the international series of conferences on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT). In addition, he has played a leading role in the organisation of several other major international conferences in his research field.
He has edited/authored 14 books and published over 230 refereed papers. He has been awarded 54 externally funded grants worth over £13m from a variety of sources, including EPSRC, ESRC, BBSRC, EU, Research Council of Norway, East Midlands Development Agency, HEFCE, Teaching Company Directorate, Joint Information Systems Committee of the HEFCs and commercial organisations.