Keynote/Plenary Lectures (NOT UPDATED, please see CV of Prof. Deb for an updated list)

  1. 26 April, 2000: Keynote lecture at the Advanced Computation in Design and Manufacturing Conference (ACDM-2000) in the University of Plymouth, UK entitled `Multi-objective evolutionary optimization: Past, present, and future'.

  2. 16 January, 2003: Keynote lecture on `Evolutionary Algorithms for Single and Multiple Objective Optimization' during the Symposium on Evolutionary Algorithms at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.

  3. 17 September, 2003: Plenary lecture on `Recent Advances on Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization' during EUROGEN-2003 conference in Barcelona, Spain.

  4. 8 December, 2003: Keynote lecture during `CEC-2003' conference entitled `Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization' in Canberra, Australia.

  5. 23 June, 2004: Keynote lecture during `Hydroinformatics' Conference entitled `Single and Multi-Objective Optimization Using Evolutionary Algorigthms' held in Singapore.

  6. 7 August, 2004: Premier Plenary Lecture entitled `Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization' during the 17h International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

  7. 12 December, 2005: Keynote lecture at GM Symposium entitled `Practical Optimization Methods' held in Bangalore, India.

  8. 12 January, 2006: Plenary lecture at International workshop on Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms in Materials Science and Engineering entitled `Practical Optimization Methods in Engineering Design' held in Kolkata, India.

  9. 18 September, 2006: Plenary lecture at BIO-INSPIRED COMPUTING: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (BIC-TA)' entitled `Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization (EMO): An Emerging Field of Computing for Practical Problem-Solving' to be held in Wuhan, China.

  10. 3 November, 2006: Keynote lecture at the 2006 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS) entitled 'Evolutionary Optimization for Practical Problem-Solving' to be held in Guangzhou, China.

  11. 12 February, 2007: Keynote lecture at the Water Resources Workshop at the University of Adelaide, Australia entitled `Evolutionary optimization for engineering systems'.

  12. 23 February, 2007: Keynote lecture at the Conference on Current Trends in Computing \& Bioinformatics at CSJM University, Kanpur entitled `Soft Computing Methodologies and Their Potential in Science and Technology'.

  13. 24 February, 2007: Vision talk at the Indo-US Workshop on Soft, Quantum and Nano Computing (SQUAN-2007) at Dayalbagh University, Agra entitled `Evolutionary Computing for Practical Optimization'.

  14. 23 March, 2007: Keynote lecture at Global Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar entitled `Computational optimization: An indespensible companion to scientists and practitioners'.

  15. 17 April, 2007: Keynote lecture at the First international Conference Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Applications entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Applications' held in Besançon, France.

  16. 30 August, 2007: Plenary Talk on the `Research Day' at Helsinki School of Economics, Finland, entitled 'Multi-Criterion Optimization and Decision-Making Using Darwinian Evolutionary Principles: Research and Practices of the Past Decade'.

  17. 21 September, 2007: Keynote lecture at Symposium on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2007) to be held in Wuhan, China.

  18. 12 December, 2007: Plenary talk at 7th International Conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications (ICOTA-07) held in Kobe, Japan entitled 'Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization and Decision Making'.

  19. 09 January, 2008: Keynote lecture at 19th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) held in Auckland, New Zealand entitled 'Evolution's Niche in Multi-Criterion Optimization'.

  20. 30 September, 2008: Keynote lecture at Rolls-Royce Aerodynamic Design optimization Seminar (RR-ADOS) to be held in Rolls-Royce in Derby, UK entitled 'Evolutionary Optimization for Practical Problem Solving'.

  21. 13 October, 2008: Keynote lecture at the 3rd International Conference on Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications (BIOMA-2008) to be held in Ljubliana, Slovenia entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Decision Making'.

  22. 07 December, 2008: Keynote lecture at the Seventh International Conference on Simulated Evolution And Learning (SEAL'08) to be held in Melbourne, Australia entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Decision Making'.

  23. 12 February, 2009: Keynote lecture at the Sixth Spanish Conference on Metaheuristics entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization'.

  24. 19 May, 2009: Keynote lecture at the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2009) to be held in Trondheim, Norway entitled 'Evolution's Niche in Applied Optimization and Informatics'.

  25. 4 June, 2009: Keynote lecture at Papermaking Research Symposium in Kuopio, Finland entitled 'Evolutionary Optimization in Practice'.

  26. 24 April, 2010: Keynote lecture at a workshop on `The Art and Science of Product Development' at General Motors, Bangalore entitled `Innovization and its application in product design and development'.

  27. 15 September, 2010: Keynote lecture at 15th FIRA Robot World Cup and Congress at Bangalore, India entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Applications in Games and Robotics'.

  28. 24 October, 2010: Two Invited lectures at International Workshop on Nature Inspired Computation and Applications (IWNICA'10) in Hefei, China, entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization'.

  29. 29 October, 2010: Invited lecture at International Conference on Modeling Optimization and Computing, NIT Durgapur, India, entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective optimization'.

  30. 16 December, 2010: Keynote lecture at International conference on Swarm, Evolutionary and Memetic Computing (SEMCCO 2010) in Chennai, India, entitled 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization'.

  31. 23 March, 2011: Keynote lecture at the National Conference on Operations Research Applications in G. L. Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida, India, entitled 'Evolutionary Optimization in Operations Research'.

  32. 14 September 2011: Plenary lecture at the International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control with Applications to Industrial and Societal Problems (EUROGEN-2011), Italian Aerospace Research Center (CIRA), Capua, Italy, entitled 'Multi-Objective Optimization for Engineering Design'.

  33. 10 July, 2012: Keynote lecture at the 14th IPMU conference (International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems) at Catania, Italy on 'Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization'.