Kalyanmoy Deb is Koenig Endowed Chair Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Michigan State University, USA. Prof. Deb’s research interests are in evolutionary optimization and their application in multi-criterion optimization, modeling, and machine learning. He has been working in evolutionary computation for the past 33 years and is one of the founding organizers of the EMO conference series and EMO-Dagstuhl seminar series. He has been a visiting professor at various universities including University of Skövde in Sweden, Aalto University in Finland, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and IITs in India. He was awarded IEEE Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award for his sustained work in EMO, Infosys Prize, TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences, CajAstur Mamdani Prize, Distinguished Alumni Award from IIT Kharagpur, Edgeworth-Pareto award, Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences, and Bessel Research award from Germany. He is fellow of IEEE, ASME, and three Indian science and engineering academies. He has published over 545 research papers with Google Scholar citation of over 145,000 with h-index 121. He is in the editorial board on 18 major international journals. More information about his research contribution can be found from https://www.coin-lab.org.