Call for Nominations/Application for Editor-in-Chief

Call for Nominations / Applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation


The IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (TEVC) publishes archival quality original papers in evolutionary computation and related areas including nature-inspired algorithms, population-based methods, and optimization where selection and variation are integral, and hybrid systems where these paradigms are combined. Purely theoretical papers are considered as are application papers that provide general insights into these areas of computation. Details about the current state of this publication can be found at:


The IEEE CIS Executive Committee has formed an Adhoc Search Committee to invite nominations/applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief for TEVC. The Editor-in-Chief appointment is for a 2-year term starting 1 January 2021. Nominees/applicants should be dedicated volunteers with outstanding research profiles and extensive editorial experience. The nomination/application package should include complete CV along with a separate description (max 300 words/topic) on each of the following items:

Vision Statement;

Editorial Experience; 

Summary of publishing experience in IEEE journals/magazines; 

IEEE Volunteer Experience

Institutional Support; 

Current service and administrative commitments; 

Networking with the Community; 

Challenges, if any, faced by the publication, and how to deal with them:

Why the candidate considers himself/herself fit for this position?  


Address any questions, and send the nomination/application package as a single PDF file through email to by May 31, 2020.   

Jim Keller, Chair of the Search Committee

Kay Chen Tan

Nik Pal 

Simon Lucas 

Pablo Estevez


Yaochu Jin