DR. Edward Tsang is also the Deputy Director of Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA, http://www.cfea-labs.net). CCFEA is an interdisciplinary research centre, which applies artificial intelligence methods to problems in finance and economics. It is supported by City Associates, members of which include Barclays, HSBC, HP, Bank of England, Wadhwani Asset Management and COR Risk Solutions.
DR. Edward Tsang has broad interest in artificial intelligence, which includes heuristic search, computational finance, economic agents, constraint satisfaction, combinatorial optimisation, scheduling, evolutionary computation and automated bargaining. He established and leads the Constraint Satisfaction and Optimisation Research Group and the Computational Finance Research Group at University of Essex .
DR. Edward Tsang chairs the Technical Committee in Computation Finance and Economics in IEEE's Computational Intelligence Society. He is an editor of IEEE Transactions in Evolutionary Computation, the Constraints journal, the Scheduling journal and The Journal of Management and Economics. He has been a member of the Computing College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ( EPSRC , UK ) since 1997. He has served committees and panels to many major international conferences and workshops.
DR. Edward Tsang has given consultation to GEC Marconi, BT (was British Telecom), The Commonwealth Secretariat, WestcomZivo and other organizations. Guided Local Search, developed in his laboratory, has been embedded in ILOG DISPATCHER, a commercial product for vehicle routing. EDDIE, a financial forecasting tool, has attracted much commercial interest.