Institution: Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Country: Malaysia Interests: Computational Intelligence, Hybrid Optimization, Soft Computing, Artificial Intelligence Website: https://my.linkedin.com/in/vasantDr. Pandian Vasant is a senior lecturer at Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia. He holds PhD (UNEM, Costa Rica) in Computational Intelligence, MSc (UMS, Malaysia, Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (2nd Class Upper-Hons in Mathematics, UM, Malaysia) in Mathematics. His research interests include Soft Computing, Hybrid Optimization, Holistic Optimization, Innovative Computing and Applications. He has co-authored research papers and articles in national journals, international journals, conference proceedings, conference paper presentation, and special issues lead guest editor, lead guest editor for book chapters’ project, conference abstracts, edited books, keynote lecture and book chapters (184 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOC (Elsevier) journal and Top reviewer for Sentinels of Science: Computer Science (Oct. 2015 - Sept. 2016). He has 26 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2017. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE Associate Editor IJFSA, Editor of GJTO, member of American Mathematical Society, MERLIN, and NAVY Research Groups. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 37, H-Index Google Scholar = 26, i-10 index = 83.