Professor Kalyanmoy Deb awarded the Infosys Prize
The Prize for Engineering and Computer Science is awarded to Professor Kalyanmoy Deb for his contributions to the emerging field of Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization (EMO).
The Infosys Science Foundation announced in November 16, 2011 the winners of the Infosys Prize 2011, recognizing outstanding contributions across five categories of scientific research - Engineering and Computer Science, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
The Prize for Engineering and Computer Science
The Prize for Engineering and Computer Science is awarded to Professor Kalyanmoy Deb 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.
Prof. Deb holds an Adjunct Professor position at the Department of Information and Service Economy at Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland. In addition, he is a Velux Foundation Guest Professor at the Technical University of Denmark. Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1985, and his PhD in Engineering from the University of Alabama. He is the author of more than 280 research papers, two textbooks and 17 edited books.
The award ceremony for the Infosys Prize 2011 will be held on January 9, 2012 in Bangalore, India.
The Infosys Science Foundation is a not-for-profit trust set up in February 2009 by the management of Infosys. The Infosys Prize, awarded under the aegis of the Foundation, honors outstanding achievements of researchers and scientists across five categories of scientific research. Each award carries a cash prize of INR 50 Lakh (72 275 €), a 22 karat gold medallion and a citation certificate. The Infosys Prize is amongst the highest in terms of prize money for any award in India. The laureates of the Infosys Prize are chosen by individual jury panels, comprising international jurors who evaluate the candidates against international research.
Professori Kalyanmoy Deb
Aalto University School of Economics
kdeb [at] egr [dot] msu [dot] edu
tel. +358 40 353 8002
More about the Infosys Prize laureates (infosys-science-foundation.com)