Shouyong is a computer science researcher and joined the ICOS group in 2017. He was involved in the Portabolomics project, focusing on metabolic network modelling, flux balance analysis, and network interdiction. After leaving the group, Shouyong started a lecturer position in Machine Learning at the College of Science, University of Lincoln and worked as programme lead of MSc Data Science and Applications. He now holds a lecturer position at the University of Aberdeen. His research interests include AI, machine learning, data science, decision making and optimisation.