Kalyanmoy Deb received TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences
From the World Acadey of Sciences
Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb, Koenig Endowed Chair Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, received the TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences from The World Academy of Sciences (www.twas.org) in a meeting held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 1 October 2013. Prof. Deb received this prize "for his contribution to the development of efficient evolutionary multi-objective optimization techniques for scientific and applied problem-solving tasks". He received the prize from Prof. Bai Chunli , President of TWAS and President of Chinese Academy of Sciences
and Mr. Lino Barañao, Argentinian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Prof. Deb has been working on evolutionary computation since 1987. He has recently moved to Michigan State University from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. His NSGA-II algorithm -- an evolutionary based multi-criterion optimization method -- is a highly-cited work with more than 4,200 Web of Science citations alone and has been adopted by a number of commercial software companies. His newly established Computational Optimization and Innovation (COIN) Laboratory (http://www.egr.msu.edu/~kdeb/COIN.shtml) at MSU plans to promote research and application in this area by collaborating with academia and industries. More information about Prof. Deb's research on evolutionary optimization can be found from his website http://www.egr.msu.edu/~kdeb.