Beatrice Ombuki-Berman, PhD, ME, BSc.


Dept of Computer Science
Brock University
St Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
p: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3494
f: (905) 688-3255

Co-Director of the Bio-Inspired Computational Intelligence Group.

I am publicity chair for the following conferences, kindly submit to:

IEEE WCCI 2024 2023 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2024).
December 5th – 8th 2023, Mexico City, Mexico

IEEE SSCI 2023 2023 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2023).
June 30th – July 5th 2024, Yokohama, Japan

Please submit to our special session at:

IEEE CEC 2023 Call for papers Special Session on Adaptive Evolutionary Computation and Swarm Intelligence Algorithms.
at IEEE 2023 Congress on Evolutionary Computation – July 1-5, 2023 – Chicago USA.



My research is funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

My on-going industry research collaboration is supported by the Brock-Niagara Validation, Prototyping and Manufacturing Institute (VPMI) and the Government of Canada through FedDev Ontario.

My primary research interest is to develop practical and efficient computational intelligence algorithms for various challenging problems, and especially computationally expensive optimization problems. In particular, I am focusing on evolutionary computation and swarm Intelligence algorithms. I am also interested in neural computation, especially using evolutionary algorithms/PSO to evolve artificial neural networks for machine learning applications.



A number of students are/have been involved with my research, either at graduate level, research assistantships, or undergraduate 4F90 Honors projects.

Follow this link for details on Current & Recent Student Theses/projects

New MSc. Positions, RA position and Honors thesis Projects available

If you are interested in doing Graduate Studies, RA or 4F90 honors thesis under my supervision, please see Graduate Positions/Projects , or email me at , or drop by my office.

2021/2022 TEACHING

COSC 3P71: Artificial Intelligence

Recent Courses

COSC 3P71: Artificial Intelligence
COSC 4P76: Machine Learning
COSC 4P80: Neural Networks
COSC 2P13: Introduction to Operating Systems
COSC 5P74: Evolutionary Computation
COSC 5P75: Directed Studies in Advanced Topics in AI

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