Forhad Zaman

Research Fellow (Academic Level B)
Adjunct Lecturer

Forhad is an Adjunct Lecturer with the School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra. Between 2017 and 2019, he worked as a Research Fellow at UNSW Canberra. He received his PhD in Computer Science from UNSW, Canberra, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), Bangladesh.

His research interests include:

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence,
  • Evolutionary Algorithm,
  • Optimisation under Uncertainty,
  • Multi-objective Optimisation, 
  • Evolutionary Game Theory, and
  • Power System Optimisation.  

Forhad has been involving in teaching with SEIT, UNSW Canberra since 2014, and worked as a university lecturer in the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering in RUET, Bangladesh for more than four years. He has first-authored well over 30 refereed publications. He has been the reviewer of different top journals in the fields of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. More details can be found on Forhad's page.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles
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Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D; Coello Coello CA, 2021, 'An evolutionary approach for resource constrained project scheduling with uncertain changes', Computers and Operations Research, vol. 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2020.105104
2021
Rana MJ; Zaman F; Ray T; Sarker R, 2020, 'Heuristic enhanced evolutionary algorithm for community microgrid scheduling', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 76500 - 76515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2989795
2020
Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D, 2020, 'Hybrid evolutionary algorithm for large-scale project scheduling problems', Computers and Industrial Engineering, vol. 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2020.106567
2020
Zaman F; Elsayed SM; Sarker RA; Essam D, 2020, 'Resource Constrained Project Scheduling with Dynamic Disruption Recovery', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 144866 - 144879, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3014940
2020
Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D; Coello CAC, 2019, 'Multi-Method based algorithm for multi-objective problems under uncertainty', Information Sciences, vol. 481, pp. 81 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2018.12.072
2019
Das BK; Zaman F, 2019, 'Performance analysis of a PV/Diesel hybrid system for a remote area in Bangladesh: Effects of dispatch strategies, batteries, and generator selection', Energy, vol. 169,, pp. 263 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.12.014
2019
Hossain MA; Pota HR; Squartini S; Zaman F; Guerrero JM, 2019, 'Energy scheduling of community microgrid with battery cost using particle swarm optimisation', Applied Energy, vol. 254, pp. 113723 - 113723, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113723
2019
Hossain MA; Pota HR; Squartini S; Zaman F; Muttaqi KM, 2019, 'Energy management of community microgrids considering degradation cost of battery', Journal of Energy Storage, vol. 22, pp. 257 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2018.12.021
2019
Zaman F; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2018, 'Evolutionary Algorithms for Finding Nash Equilibria in Electricity Markets', IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 22, pp. 536 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2017.2742502
2018
Zaman F; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2017, 'Co-evolutionary approach for strategic bidding in competitive electricity markets', Applied Soft Computing Journal, vol. 51, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2016.11.049
2017
Zaman F; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Evolutionary algorithms for power generation planning with uncertain renewable energy', Energy, vol. 112, pp. 408 - 419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.06.083
2016
Zaman MF; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2016, 'Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Economic Dispatch Problems', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, pp. 1486 - 1495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2015.2428714
2016
Zaman MF; Elsayed ; Ray ; Sarker , 2016, 'Configuring two-algorithm-based evolutionary approach for solving dynamic economic dispatch problems', Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 53, pp. 105 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2016.04.001
2016
Conference Papers
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Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D; Coello Coello CA, 2019, 'Evolutionary Algorithm for Project Scheduling under Irregular Resource Changes', in 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2019 - Proceedings, pp. 403 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2019.8790170
2019
Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D, 2018, 'Scenario-Based Solution Approach for Uncertain Resource Constrained Scheduling Problems', in 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2018 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477756
2018
Zaman F; Elsayed S; Sarker R; Essam D, 2018, 'A New Hybrid Approach for the Multimode Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problems', in Proceedings of International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, CIE, The University of Auckland, New Zealand, presented at The 48th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE 48),, The University of Auckland, New Zealand, 02 December 2018 - 05 December 2018
2018
Zaman F; Sarker R; Chang G, 2017, 'Dynamic scenario-based solution approach for scheduling solar-thermal generators', in 2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications, ICCIA 2017, Beijing, China, pp. 492 - 497, presented at 2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA), Beijing, China, 08 September 2017 - 11 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIAPP.2017.8167266
2017
Zaman MF; Elsayed S; Ray T; Sarker , 2016, 'A Co-evolutionary approach for optimal bidding strategy of multiple electricity suppliers', in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2016 IEEE Congress on, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 3507 - 3514, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Vancouver, Canada, 24 July 2016 - 29 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2016.7744234
2016
Zaman MF; Elsayed SABER; Ray ; Sarker , 2016, 'An Evolutionary Framework for Bi-objective Dynamic Economic and Environmental Dispatch Problems', in Leu ; Singh ; Elsayed (eds.), INTELLIGENT AND EVOLUTIONARY SYSTEMS, IES 2016, Springer, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Australian Def Force Acad, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. 495 - 508, presented at 20th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES), Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Australian Def Force Acad, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 01 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49049-6_36
2016
Zaman MF; Elsayed SM; Ray T; Sarker RA, 2016, 'A double action genetic algorithm for scheduling the wind-thermal generators', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 258 - 269, presented at Second Australasian Conference, ACALCI 2016, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 02 February 2016 - 05 February 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_22
2016
Zaman MF; Elsayed S; Ray T; Sarker R, 2015, 'An Evolutionary Approach for Scheduling Solar-thermal Power Generation System', in Proceedings - CIE 45: 2015 International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Metz, France, presented at International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE), Metz, France, 28 October 2015 - 30 October 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.1577.5129
2015
Azim MI; Zaman MF; Rahman M, 2014, 'The beneficial effect of filtering in current controlled inverter', in 16th Int'l Conf. Computer and Information Technology, ICCIT 2013, Khulna, Bangladesh, pp. 30 - 33, presented at 16th Int'l Conf. Computer and Information Technology, ICCIT 2013, Khulna, Bangladesh, 08 March 2014 - 10 March 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCITechn.2014.6997305
2014
Zaman F; Sarker RA; Ray T, 2014, 'Solving an economic and environmental dispatch problem using evolutionary algorithm', in IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Malaysia, pp. 1367 - 1371, presented at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 2014, Malaysia, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2014.7058862
2014
Book Chapters
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Elsayed S; Zaman M; Sarker , 2015, 'Automated Differential Evolution for Solving Dynamic Economic Dispatch Problems', in Lavangnananda K; PhonAmnuaisuk S; Engchuan W; Chan JH (ed.), Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems The 19th Asia Pacific Symposium, IES 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2015, Proceedings, edn. Proceedings in Adaptation Learning and Optimization, Springer, King Mongkuts Univ Technol Thonburi, Sch Informat Technol, Bangkok, THAILAND, pp. 357 - 372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27000-5_29
2015