Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kalyanmoy Deb


Computational optimization; optimal design; process optimization; optimal modeling and optimal system design; multi-objective optimization and multi-criterion decision analysis; large-scale optimization; evolutionary multi-objective optimization (EMO) for handling practicalities -- uncertainties, constraints, multi-modalities, noise, and mixed variables; meta-modeling in optimization; hybrid optimization algorithms using evolutionary and classical methods;  evolutionary computation in search, optimization of control of engineering problems; multi-modal optimization; design of self-adaptive evolutionary algorithms; combinatorial optimization; computational intelligence; neural networks; fuzzy logic systems; machine learning; practical applications of optimization in science, engineering, finance and in multi-disciplinary domains.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering
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(517) 432-2144
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Koenig Endowed Chair Professor and Graduate Recruitment Coordinator for Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Ahmed, F., Deb, K. and Jindal, A. (2013). Multi-Objective Optimization and Decision Making Approaches to Cricket Team Selection. Applied Soft Computing, 13(1), 402-414.
Srivastava, R. and Deb, K. (2013. An Evolutionary Based Bayesian Design Optimization Approach Under Incomplete Information. Engineering Optimization, 45(2), 151-165.
Deb, K., Ruiz, F., Tewari, R., Cabello, J. M., and Cejudo, J. M. (2012). On the Sizing of a Solar Thermal Electricity Plant for Multiple Objectives Using Evolutionary Optimization. Applied Soft Computing, 12(10), 3300-3311.
Deb, K. and Srivastava, S. (2012). A Genetic Algorithm Based Augmented Lagrangian Method for Constrained Optimization. Computational Optimization and Applications, 53(3), 869-902.
Nandi, A., Datta, S., Deb, K. (2012). Design of Particle Reinforced Polyurethane Mould Materials for Soft Tooling Process Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. Soft Computing, 16(6), 989-1008.
Sinha, A., Saxena, D. K., Deb, K., and Tiwari, A. (2013). Using Objective Reduction and Interactive Procedure to Handle Many-Objective Optimization Problems. Applied Soft Computing, 19(1), 415-427.
Deb, K. and Datta, R. (2012). Hybrid Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Analysis of Machining Operations. Engineering Optimization, 44(6), 685-706.
Deb, K. and Saha, A. (2012) Multimodal Optimization Using a Bi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. Evolutionary Computation Journal, 2(1), 27-62.
Nandi, A. K., Deb, K., Ganguly, S. and Datta, S. (2012). Investigating the Role of Metallic Fillers in Particle Reinforced Flexible Mould Material Composites Using Evolutionary Algorithms. Applied Soft Computing, 12(1), 28-39.
Deb, K., and Gupta, S. (2011). Understanding Knee Points in Bicriteria Problems and Their Implications as Preferred Solution Principles. Engineering Optimization, 43(11), 1175-1204.
TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences, Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Italy, 2012, INFOSYS Prize, Infosys Science Foundation, Bangalore, India, 2011, J.C. Bose National Fellowship, Dept. of Science &n Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, India, 2011, Cajastur Mamdani Prize, European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain, 2011., Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2011