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Kalyanmoy Deb

Professor & Koenig Endowed Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, An NSF Science & Technology Center
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

Founder and Formerly Director of Kanpur Genetic Algorithms Laboratory, KanGAL, IIT Kanpur, India

Office: (+1) 517 432 2144
BEACON: (+1) 517 884 2567
Fax: (+1) 517 353 1980
Email: kdeb at egr.msu.edu

Visits: 3247 Engineering Building
Mailing Address: Click here

Research interests:
Non-linear Optimization, Many and Multi-objective Optimization, Metamodeling, Constraint Handling, Engineering Design, Evolutionary Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Innovization, Neural Networks, Data-mining and Machine learning.

A podcast of my research and development of NSGA-II recorded by Science Watch of Thomson Reuters can be found here.

Research Impact: Teaching:
  • ECE 802-605 Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization and Decision Making
  • ECE 802-609 Optimization Methods for Engineering Design
  • ECE 202 Circuits and Systems II
Top Publications (by citations):
  • Deb, K., Pratap. A, Agarwal, S., and Meyarivan, T. (2002). A fast and elitist multiobjective genetic algorithm: NSGA-II. IEEE Transaction on Evolutionary Computation, 6(2), 181-197. (6,049 ISI citations)
  • Deb, K. (2001). Multi-objective optimization using evolutionary algorithms. Chichester, London: Wiley. (3,301 ISI citations)
  • Deb, K. (1995). Optimization methods for engineering design. 2nd Edn. New Delhi: Prentice-Hall.
  • Zitzler, E., Deb, K., and Thiele, L. (2000). Comparison of multiobjective evolutionary algorithms: Empirical results. Evolutionary Computation Journal, 8(2), 173-195. (1,124 ISI citations)
  • Srinivas, N. and Deb, K. (1995). Multiobjective function optimization using nondominated sorting genetic algorithms, Evolutionary Computation Journal, 2(3), 221-248. (1,061 ISI citations)
  • Deb, K. (2000). An efficient constraint handling method for genetic algorithms. Computer Methods in Applie d Mechanics and Engineering, (186), 2-4, 311-338. (1,015 ISI Citations)
  • Deb, K. (1999). Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms: Problem Difficulties and Construction of Test Problems Source: Evolutionary Computation Journal, 7(3), 205-230.(348 ISI citations)
  • Laumanns, M., Thiele, L., Deb, K. (2002). Combining convergence and diversity in evolutionary multiobjective optimization,. Evolutionary Computation Volume, 10(3), 263-282. (317 ISI citations)
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Recent News:
  • Prof. Deb's NSGA-II paper (IEEE Trans. on Evolutionary Computation) is the only research paper published from India to have 6,000+ Web of Science Citations. See a newspaper article and a magazine article.
  • Prof. Deb has been invited to become Honorary Life Member of the Soft Computing Research Society.
  • Prof. Deb has been elevated to ASME Fellow in December 2013.
  • Prof. Deb receives Distinguished Lecturer Award from IEEE CIS for 2014-2016.
  • Announcement of Prof. Deb's Koenig Endowed Chair Professor position at MSU
  • Prof. Deb receives Honarary Doctorate Degree from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in August 2013. More photos here and here.
  • Dr. Oliver Chikumbo, Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb and Prof. Erik Goodman receive the Wiley Practice Prize 2013.
  • Prof. Deb has been awarded TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 2 October 2013.
  • NSGA-II paper selected as the Most Cited Paper among all papers published during January 2000 to August 2010 by a resident Indian author in all 22 disciplines indexed by Thomson Reuters.
  • Prof. Deb has been awarded the 'Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science' from Infosys Science Foundation, Bangalore, India for his contributions to the emerging field of Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization.
  • Prof. Deb's 2002 IEEE TEC paper on NSGA-II is declared as a Current Classic and Most Highly Cited Paper by Science Watch of Thomson Reuters in June 2002.
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