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Prof Prudence Wong PhD

Professor Computer Science

    Research

    Algorithms

    Research interests include design and analysis of algorithms for optimization problems, main focus on designing on-line and approximation algorithms in various application areas, including job scheduling, bin packing, multimedia streaming, load balancing and network routing. Interests also include solving optimization problems in other areas including computational biology and wireless communication algorithms. Recent focus on optimisation on demand response management in smart grid and GPU computing for bioinformatics problems.

    Research Grants

    Algorithms for Smart Grid Optimisation

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    November 2016 - December 2016

    2D Rectangle packing - Shelf Algorithms

    BRITISH COUNCIL (UK)

    July 2006 - June 2008

    Algorithmic issues on effective real-time data dissemination to massive clients.

    THE NUFFIELD FOUNDATION (UK)

    March 2005 - February 2007

    Exploring the transcriptome of Aspergillums nidulans

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    July 2010 - December 2013

    Small items of Research Equipment at the University of Liverpool

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    November 2012 - March 2013

    Tools for motif recognition in fungi

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    April 2009 - July 2010

    Regulated Transcript Stability

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    July 2007 - June 2010

    Algorithmic Issues in Power Management by Speed Scaling (APM)

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    April 2007 - July 2009

    Partnership between Tel Hai Academic College and the UoL

    BRITISH COUNCIL (UK)

    February 2010 - February 2011

    20th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    June 2008