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Dr Nanlin Jin


Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Dr Nanlin Jin is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science.

Natlin -JinShe has worked for EPSRC and Technology Strategy Board’s projects as a post-doc. She has published in the research areas of data analytics, IoT, and heuristic optimization. Since 2016, she has been the Lead Academic for an Innovate UK - Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to research data communication in Internet of Things (IoT).

She also has extensive Higher Education teaching experiences.  As a module leader, she has taken the responsibility of designing, and/or re-designing learning objectives, syllabus, learning outcomes, learning materials, and assessments. Since 2013 she has taught 9 different modules in Computer Science, at different levels: BSc Computer Science 1st, 2nd, 3rd years, MSc computer science, and BSc apprenticeship degree courses.




0191 243 7613


BSc, MSc, PhD

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Research Themes:

Computational intelligence
Heuristic optimization
Data mining
Machine learning
Multi-disciplinary research
Game theory


2013-2014 academic year:
EN0407: Web Technologies
CM0429: Relational Databases
CM0645: Individual Project
IS0749: Research and Project Management
IS0752: Research and Project Management (DL)
CM0729: Artificial Intelligence for Applications
CM0730: Decision Support Systems

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Current/Recent Projects

Since 2012, she has been working on data mining in the UK smart electricity meter data. Prior to this, she worked on EPSRC and ESRC projects on Complex Adaptive Systems, Agent-Based Systems, Multi-objective optimization and Heuristic optimisation.

Key Publications

Nanlin Jin and Edward Tsang, Bargaining strategies designed by evolutionary algorithms, Applied Soft Computing 11 (8), 4701-4712, 2011

Daniel S Chapman, Mette Termansen, Claire H Quinn, Nanlin Jin, Aletta Bonn, Stephen J Cornell, Evan DG Fraser, Klaus Hubacek, William E Kunin, Mark S Reed, Modelling the coupled dynamics of moorland management and upland vegetation, Journal of Applied Ecology 46 (2), 278-288, 2009

Nanlin Jin, Edward Tsang and Jin Li, A constraint-guided method with evolutionary algorithms for economic problems, Applied Soft Computing 9 (3), 924-935, 2009

Nanlin Jin, DS Chapman, Klaus Hubacek, Adaptive land-use management in dynamic ecological system, Applications of Evolutionary Computing, 152-161, 2009

Further Information

Please see my research profile on Google Scholar.

To view my Northumbria Research Link click here


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