Dr. Donald Davendra’s research background is in the fields of Evolutionary Algorithms, Chaotic Systems, High-Performance Computing and its application to combinatorial optimization problems. He has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip.) and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Computing Science and Engineering from the University of the South Pacific, Fiji Islands. He is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the field of Technical Cybernetics. He completed his Ph.D. at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín where he won the Siemens Award for outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in 2009. His research profile includes being an editor of three books and an author of journal papers, book chapters and conference proceeding in the field of evolutionary computation. Currently, he holds the position of Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Central Washington University, USA.