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Prof. Deb becomes UA Fellow

Date: 8th April, 2024

Prof. Deb's alma mater, University of Alabama, has selected him as a Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department Fellow. He has been honored with this recognition on 5th April, 2024.


200,000 citations for Prof. Deb

Date: 26th March, 2024

Prof. Deb's Google Scholar Citations have now surpassed 200,000 with a h-index of 138. Also his 2002 IEEE Trans. on Evolutionary Computation paper on NSGA-II has received more than 55,000 citations. He is also #1 cited researcher in Evolutionary Computation and Multi-objective optimization, and 21st most cited researcher in Artificial Intelligence according to Google Scholar. For more information, please visit the following link: KDeb GScholar.


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.


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.

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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 upcoming lecture.

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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.

Past News

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Yashesh's Farewell

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!

Goodbye Proteek

Proteek's Farewell

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:

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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 conflicting objectives.

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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" by Proteek Chandan Roy et. al. has been recognized as the best-poster at 10th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. The research focuses on optimizing crop yield prediction with minimal water usage using Subsurface Water Retention Technology and predicting the best irrigation schedule. The simulation uses DSSAT and HYDRUS-2D to predict crop yield with different configurations of SWRT membrane.