ScholarGPS Awards Lifetime #1 Ranking to Dr. Deb
Date: 26th October, 2023
A California-based Company named ScholarGPS uses artificial intelligence to rank over 30 million
individual scholars worldwide in their respective fields. According to their recent release,
Dr. Deb has obtained a lifetime ranking of 1 in Evolutionary Algorithm, Evolutionary
Computation, Multi-objective Optimization and Mathematical Optimization. This is an amazing
feat achieved by our director. For more information, please visit the following link: ScholarGPS.
Prof. Deb becomes UA Fellow
Date: 14th October, 2023
Prof. Deb's alma mater, University of Alabama, has selected him as a
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department Fellow. He will be honored with this
recognition on 5th April, 2024.
AIIA Nominates Dr. Deb as World's Top Industry Scientist
Date: 15-19th July, 2023
Dr. Deb has been selected as one of the world's top industry scientists by Artificial
Intelligence Industry Alliance (AIIA). As a member of this alliance, Prof. Deb will be
working to promote the practical applications of artificial intelligence across various
industries, fostering economic development and societal progress, and facilitating industry
connections. For more information, please visit the following link: AIIA.
GECCO 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal
Date: 15-19th July, 2023
The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2023 was held in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ahmer Khan presented his poster on optimizing keyboard configuration and
Ritam Guha presented his paper on Multi-objective AutoML-Zero at the conference. More
information about the GECCO 2023 proceedings can be found in the following link: GECCO 2023.
EMO 2023 in Leiden University, Netherlands
Date: 20-24th March, 2023
The Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization (EMO) conference was organized by Leiden
University, Netherlands in 2023. COIN Lab had 4 paper acceptances in this conference. Santosh
Kumar Balija and Ritam Guha presented their papers in-person in the conference, while Anirudh
Suresh and Abhiroop Ghosh presented their papers online. The event was a huge success and
Prof. Deb received a special issue on multi-objective optimization from the organizers on the
occasion of his 60th birthday. More information about the EMO special issue can be found in
the following link: EMO 2023.
Otto-von-Guericke Lecture by Dr. Deb
Date: 6th February, 2023
Dr. Deb is going to give a lecture about machine learning methods and their use in
optimization at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Germany on 6th February, 2023. The lecture
has been advertised in a local Magdeburg newspaper named Volkstimme. The excerpt of the news
is shown in the image in German Language. Please click on the image to read more about the
Dr. Deb Receives ACM Fellows Award
Date: 18th January, 2023
The ACM Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments
in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing
community. Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a distinguished
selection committee. Dr. Deb received the fellows award for technical contributions in
evolutionary multi-objective optimization algorithms and multi-criterion decision support.
Only two other researchers working evolutionary computation have received this prestigious
award in the past. The entire COIN Lab is proud of out skipper's achievement and we celebrated
the occasion by cutting a cake in the Lab.
Julian Blank placed first for the Fitch Beach Awards
Date: 21st March, 2022
Fitch Beach award, established by Janet M. Beatty in honor of her uncle, recognizes the most
outstanding graduate researchers within the College of Engineering. Each department nominates
one PhD student, and awards are based on a review of students’ academic and professional
records and on an oral presentation of their research. In 2022, our senior lab member Julian
Blank represented Computer Science and Engg. department and received the first place for this
award. The entire department and COIN Lab are extremely proud of his achievements.
Dr. Deb receives Withrow Distinguished Scholar honors
Date: 21st March, 2022
Dr. Kalyanmoy Deb receives 2022 Withrow Distinguished Scholar honors for excellence in
research scholarship during the 32nd Annual Engineering Awards. The recognition is considered
among the college’s most prestigious distinctions.
Julian Blank bags the Outstanding Graduate Student Award and Fitch Beach Award Nomination
Date: 21st February, 2022
Our lab member Julian Blank competed against other MSU EGR graduate students to win the
Outstanding Graduate Student Award. He has been further nominated by the department to
represent CSE for the prestigious Fitch Beach Award where he will competing against other
EGR departments. Congratulations to Julian and best of luck for the upcoming competition!
Dr. Deb named University Distinguished Professor
Date: 25th June, 2021
Our lab director Dr. Kalyanmoy Deb was awarded the title of University Distinguished
Professor in recognition of his exceptional teaching abilities, prominent record of public service,
and scholarly, creative and artistic achievements. A proud moment for the entire lab!
Constrained Bi-objective Surrogate-Assisted Optimization of Problems with Heterogeneous Evaluation Times: Expensive Objectives and Inexpensive Constraints Wins Best Student Paper Award at EMO-2021
Date: 31st March, 2021
Paper titled "Constrained Bi-objective Surrogate-Assisted Optimization of Problems with Heterogeneous Evaluation Times: Expensive Objectives and Inexpensive Constraints" by Julian Blank and Kalyanmoy Deb. has been recognized as the best student paper award
in 11th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization.
Date: 13th February, 2021
Yashesh left COINLab and has recently started his post Ph.D. career.
We had a virtual Get-together to give him a memorable send-off.
We had an awesome time with him since he had joined MSU.
We wish you all the best and very successful in your new chapter of life!
Date: 12th September, 2019
Proteek left COINLab and will start his post PhD career.
Before a new chapter in his life begins, we had a Get-together to give him a memorable send-off.
He has been at MSU since Fall of 2015 and we had an awesome time with him.
We wish you all the best with your new job and great success.
Pymoo - New Release
Date: 16th August, 2019
We are glad to announce pymoo 0.3.1 has been released. Many new features were added,
for instance visualization and decision making: pymoo.org
NSGA-Net Wins Best-Paper at GECCO-2019
Date: 17th July, 2019
Paper titled "NSGA-Net: Neural Architecture Search using Multi-Objective
Genetic Algorithm" by Zhichao Lu et. al. has been recognized as the best-paper
in The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2019 under EML Track. The
research focuses at evolving
architectures of Deep Convolution Neural Network by simultaneously considering two
Simulation Optimization of Water Usage and Crop Yield Using Precision Irrigation Wins
Best-Poster at EMO-2019
Date: 13th March, 2019
Paper titled "Simulation Optimization of Water Usage and Crop Yield Using Precision Irrigation"
Proteek Chandan Roy et. al. has been recognized as the best-poster at 10th International
on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. The research focuses on optimizing crop yield
prediction with minimal water usage using Subsurface Water Retention Technology and predicting
best irrigation schedule. The simulation uses DSSAT and HYDRUS-2D to predict crop yield with
different configurations of SWRT membrane.