2020 Award Recipients




2020 IEEE CIS Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award to: Laszlo Koczy

2020 IEEE CIS Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award to: Risto Miikkulainen

2020 IEEE CIS Meritorious Service Award to: Pau-Choo Julia Chung

2020 CIS Outstanding Early Career Award to: Julian Togelius

2020 CIS Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation award to: Zhen Ni




2020  IEEE TNNLS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Klaus Greff, Rupesh K Srivatava, Jan Koutnik, Bas R. Steunebrink and Juergen Schmidhuber, for the paper entitled "LSTM: A Search Space Odyssey”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 2222 - 2232, October 2017.


2020 IEEE TFS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Yue Deng, Zhiquan Ren, Youyong Kong, Feng Boa and Qionghai Dai for the paper entitled “A Hierarchical Fused Fuzzy Deep Neural Network for Data Classification”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 1006-1012, August 2017.


2020 IEEE TEVC Outstanding Paper Award to:

Hisao Ishibuchi, Yu Setoguchi, Hiroyuki Masuda and Yusuke Nojima for the paper entitled “Performance of Decomposition-Based Many-Objective Algorithms Strongly Depends on Pareto Front Shapes”, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 169 - 190, April 2017.


2020 IEEE TCDS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Dongbin Zhao, Yaran Chen and Le Lv, for the paper entitled “Deep Reinforcement Learning With Visual Attention for Vehicle Classification“, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 356 – 367, December 2017.


2020 IEEE CIM Outstanding Paper Award to:

Ye Tian, Ran Cheng, Xingyi Zhang and Yaochu Jin, for the paper entitled "PlatEMO: A MATLAB Platform for Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization", IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 73-87, November 2017