Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science at CICESE (Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada) in Mexico.
Gustavo Olague received his Ph.D. in Computer Vision, Graphics and Robotics from INPG (Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble) and INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique) in France. He is a Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science at CICESE (Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada) in Mexico, and the Director of its EvoVisión Research Team. He is also an Adjoint Professor of Engineering at UACH (Universidad Autonóma de Chihuahua). He has authored over 100 conference proceedings papers and journal articles, he coedited two special issues in Pattern Recognition Letters and Evolutionary Computation, and he served as cochair of the Real-World Applications track at the main international evolutionary computing conference, GECCO (ACM SIGEVO Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference). Prof. Olague has received numerous distinctions, among them the Talbert Abrams Award presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) for authorship and recording of current and historical engineering and scientific developments in photogrammetry; Best Paper awards at major conferences such as GECCO, EvoIASP (European Workshop on Evolutionary Computation in Image Analysis, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition) and EvoHOT (European Workshop on Evolutionary Hardware Optimization); and twice the Bronze Medal at the Humies (GECCO award for Human-Competitive results produced by genetic and evolutionary computation). His main research interests are evolutionary computing and computer vision. Gustavo Olague is author of the book Evolutionary Computer Vision published by Springer in the Natural Computing Series.