Dr. Wesam Herbawi


  • Metaheuristics
  • Multiobjective optimization
  • Route planning
  • Intelligent transportation

Professional Roles

  • Reviewer for:
    • Elsevier, transportation research part B.
    • International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making.
    • IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2013).
    • IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2013).
    • IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2012).
    • Communications of the Arab computer society.
  • Co-organizer for the Joint Workshop with Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University.



  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “Modeling the multihop ridematching problem with time windows and solving it using genetic algorithms,” in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ser. ICTAI ’12. Athens, Greece: IEEE Computer Society, 2012.

  • W. M. Herbawi and M. Weber, “A genetic and insertion heuristic algorithm for solving the dynamic ridematching problem with time windows,” in Proceedings of the fourteenth international conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation conference, ser. GECCO ’12. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2012, pp. 385–392.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “The ridematching problem with time windows in dynamic ridesharing: A model and a genetic algorithm,” in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2012 IEEE Congress on, june 2012, pp. 1 –8.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “Evolutionary multiobjective route planning in dynamic multi-hop ridesharing,” in Proceedings of the 11th European conference on Evolutionary computation in combinatorial optimization, ser. EvoCOP’11. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2011, pp. 84–95.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “Comparison of multiobjective evolutionary algorithms for solving the multiobjective route planning in dynamic multi-hop ridesharing,” in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2011 IEEE Congress on, june 2011, pp. 2099 –2106.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “The effect of problem modeling on the  evolutionary multiobjective route planning in dynamic multi-hop ridesharing,” in Proceedings of the Metaheuristics International Conference, 2011.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “Ant colony vs. genetic multiobjective route planning in dynamic multi-hop ridesharing,” in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ser. ICTAI ’11. Washington, DC, USA: IEEE Computer Society, 2011, pp. 282–288.

  • M. Hady, W. Herbawi, M. Weber, and F. Schwenker, “A multi-objective genetic algorithm for pruning support vector machines,” in Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2011 23rd IEEE International Conference on, nov. 2011, pp. 269 –275.

  • W. Herbawi and M. Weber, “A genetic local search algorithm for multiobjective time-dependent route planning,” in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2012 IEEE Congress on, june 2012, pp. 1 –7.

  • Serhan, S., Armiti, A. and Herbawi, W. A heuristic distributed system load balancing technique with optimized network traffic. AMSE/D Journals,Vol.15, no.2, 2010.


ehemaliger DAAD Stipendiat


Wesam Herbawi