Inventor of the Sequential Parameter Optimization Technology
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bartz-Beielstein is an artificial intelligence expert with 30+ years of experience. He works as a full professor for applied mathematics at TH Köln in Germany and is director of the Institute for Data Science, Engineering, and Analytics (IDE+A). His research lies in the field of artificial intelligence, machine learning, simulation, and optimization. He developed the Sequential Parameter Optimization (SPO). SPO integrates approaches from surrogate model-based optimization and evolutionary computing. Throughout his career he has worked on a diverse set of topics from applied mathematics and statistics, design of experiments, simulation-based optimization and applications in several domains, e.g., water industry, elevator control, and mechanical engineering.