2019年5月20日，计算机与信息技术学院、大数据学院和计算智能与中文信息处理教育部重点实验室邀请美国俄克拉荷马州立大学Gary教授在计数楼101教室做了“Many-objective Evolutionary Algorithm for Optimization”的学术报告，报告由计算机与信息技术学院院长李德玉教授主持，100多名师生聆听了Gary教授的精彩报告。随后，Gary教授和学院部分教师进行了座谈。
Gary G. Yen received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1992.He is currently a Regents Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University. His research interest includes intelligent control, computational intelligence, evolutionary multiobjective optimization, conditional health monitoring, signal processing and their industrial/defense applications.
Gary was an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and IEEE Control Systems Magazine during 1994-1999, and of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics and IFAC Journal on Automatica and Mechatronics during 2000-2010. He is currently serving as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Gary served as Vice President for the Technical Activities, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2004-2005 and is the founding editor-in-chief of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2006-2009. He was the President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2010-2011 and is elected as a Distinguished Lecturer for the term 2012-2014. He received Regents Distinguished Research Award from OSU in 2009, 2011 Andrew P Sage Best Transactions Paper award from IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, 2013 Meritorious Service award from IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and 2014 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Excellence Teaching award. He is a Fellow of IEEE and IET.