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Prof. Deb has moved to Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA. Click here to get to his website at MSU.

Dr. Oliver Chikumbo, Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb and Prof. Erik Goodman receive the Wiley Practice Prize 2013 during the International Conference on Multi-Criterion Decision Making (MCDM-2013) in Malaga, Spain on 20 June 2013 for their real-world application of R-NSGA-II and WISDOM methodology for solving large dimensional wicked societal problems. The specific study solved a 14-objective Smart-Farm land use management problem of Roturua district of New Zealand. More information can be found from the conference website. More information about the work can be found from KanGAL Report number 2013001.

Prof. Deb will receive Honarary Doctorate Degree from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in August this year. More information about other recipients including the President of Finland can be found here.

Prof. Deb has been awarded TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences from Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in 2012.

NSGA-II has been 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. See Science Watch link for more details.

Prof. Deb's IEEE TEC paper on NSGA-II has been 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. See Science Watch link for more details.

Prof. Deb has been designated as ACM Senior Member. The Senior Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 10 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have demonstrated performance that sets them apart from their peers.

Prof. Deb has been awarded the "IEEE Fellow" for his contributions to evolutionary multi-criterion optimization techniques. Being a Fellow is one of the most prestigious honours granted by the IEEE to its members. No more than one tenth of the 1% of its voting members can receive this distinction each year.

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 (EMO) that has led to advances in non-linear constraints, decision uncertainty, programming and numerical methods, computational efficiency of large-scale problems and optimization algorithms. The award giving ceremony took place on 9 January 2012 in Bangalore.

Prof. Deb has been awarded 'J. C. Bose Fellowship' from Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for his "Active outstanding performance and contribution to science". (October 2011).

Prof. Deb has been awarded 'V Cajastur Mamdani Prize for Soft Computing' from European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain in consideration for his contributions to the Development and Application of Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization. The prize was given in a ceremony at ECSC, Mieres, Spain on 1 December 2011.

Prof. Deb received the 'Distinguished Alumnus Award' from his alma mater Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. (August 2011).

Prof. Deb and Sunith Bandaru's paper on 'Higher and Lower-level Innovization' received the Best Paper Award at the MCDM-2011 conference held in Jyvaskyla, Finland during June 13-17, 2011.

Prof. Deb received 'VELUX Foundation Guest Professorship' at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for 2011-12.

Prof. Deb received 'Gurmukh and Veena Mehta Endowed Chair Professor' position from IIT Kanpur, 2011-2014.

Prof. Deb has been appointed as an 'Adjunct Professsor' at the Deparment of Information and Service Economy, Aalto University School of Economics, Finland, 2010-2013.

Prof. Deb's IEEE TEC (2002) paper entitled 'A fast and elitist multiobjective genetic algorithm: NSGA-II' is declared a Current Classic in the field of Engineering by Thomson Reuters. This paper is also judged as the 'Most highly cited paper in the field of Engineering for June 2010 " by Thomson Reuters Scientific's Essential Science Indicators.

International Multiple Criterion Decision Making (MCDM) Society confers the 2008 'MCDM Edgeworth-Pareto Award' to Prof. Deb. The award was given on 10 January 2008 in Auckland, NZ.

Prof. Deb received 'Thomson Citation Laureate Award' for having highest citations among all computer science researchers in India during 1996-2005 by Thomson Scientific on 27 July 2006 in Bangalore. Click here for some newspaper reports. This award is given to four other Indian Researchers: Profs. C. N. R. Rao (Material Science), Ashoke Sen (Physics), G. R. Desiraju (Chemistry), and Ashok Pandey (Biology and Biochemistry).

Please browse the following links to know more about him and his research.
Prof. Deb receives Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize from Honorable Prime Minister of India on 28 September 2005 in New Delhi. See a photo of his family during the prize-giving ceremony in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Prof. Deb receives the Infosys Prize 2011 from Ex-President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in Bangalore on 9 January 2012.