Kalyanmoy Deb is Koenig Endowed Chair Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering in Michigan State University, USA. Prof. Deb's research interests are in evolutionary optimization and their application in optimization, modeling, and machine learning. He was awarded `Infosys Prize', `TWAS Prize' in Engineering Sciences, `CajAstur Mamdani Prize', `Distinguished Alumni Award' from IIT Kharagpur, 'Edgeworth-Pareto' award, and Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences. He is fellow of IEEE, ASME, and three science academies in India. He has published 410+ research papers with Google Scholar citation of 74,000+ with h-index 90 (Sep, 2015). He is in the editorial board on 20 major international journals.