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2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Phone: (419) 530-8140
Fax: (419) 530-8146

Dr. Devinder Kaur, Ph.D

Associate Professor



Contact Information

EECS Department
The University of Toledo
Toledo,OH 43606 
Tel: (419) 530-8163 
Office: NI 2031 
E-mail: devinder.kaur@utoledo.edu 

Recent Courses

  • EECS 3200- Signals and System
  • EECS 3100- Microsystems Design
  • EECS 6980- Biologically Inspired Computing
  • EECS 4740- Artificial Intelligence
  • EECS 2340- Electric Circuits for Non-Majors
  • EECS 6360- Adv. Computer Architecture

Research Interests

Integrating intelligence in Engineering Applications based on Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Systems, Swarm Intelligence, Hybrid Systems such as Neuro Fuzzy Systems, Neuro-Evolutionary Systems, Fuzzy-Evolutionary Systems, Neuro-Swam Systems, Intelligent Embedded Systems

Current Students

  • MS: Prakash Jha, Praneeth Nelapati, Sampath Yellanki, Jyothirmye Vaddhireddy, Cheng Yang


Devinder Kaur received Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, USA in 1989. She was a recipient of Thomas Rumble Fellowship while pursuing Ph.D. She did MS in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University in 1985. She was awarded commonwealth scholarship to do M.Sc in Medical Physics at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. She was a recipient of Fulbright Senior Specialist award in 2003 and visited Nippon Institute of Technology and Tokyo Denki University in Japan. She is a senior member of IEEE. She is a reviewer for IEEE, WSEAS and other international journals and conferences. She is a reviewer of NSF and served on multiple NSF panels. Dr. Kaur’s research was funded by University of Toledo, Daimler Chrysler and AFOSOR.

Recent Publications

  • D. Kaur and Praneeth Nelapati, “Performance Enhancement of Data Classification using Selecively Cloned Genetic Algorithm, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol.3, No. 6 (December, 2010), pp. 723-732, ISSN: 1875-6891/1875-6883.
  • Kadiyala. A, Kaur. D, Kumar. A, “Application of MATLAB to Select an Optimum Performing Genetic Algorithm for Predicting In-Vehicle Pollutant Concentration”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 29(4), 398-405, December 2010.
  • Dominic Wilson and Devinder Kaur, “Search, Neutral Evolution and Mapping in Evolutionary Computing: A Case Study of Grammatical Evolution”, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 566-590, June 2009.
  • Devinder Kaur and Haricharan Pulugurta, “Comparative Analysis of Fuzzy Decision Tree and Logistic Regression Methods for Pavement Treatment Predictions”, WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Issue 6, Volume 5, pp. 979-990, June 2008. ISSN: 1709-0832.
  • D. Kaur and Praneeth Nelapati, “Swarm based Neural Learning Algorithm for Data Classification”, accepted for publication and presentation at the ICAI -11 of WORLDCOMP 2011Congress to be held during July 18-21, 2011, USA.
  • D. Kaur and Amanda Ki, “Knowledge Discovery in U.S. Census Data Using Attribute – Oriented Induction with Fuzzy Concept Hierarchy” Proceedings of the ISCA CATA 2011 Conference, New Orleans, March 23-25, 2011, pp.144-150, ISBN: 978-1-880843-80-2.
  • Kadiyala. A, Kumar. A, Kaur. D, "Comparative Performance of Back Propagation and Radial Basis Function Networks in Predicting Indoor Air Quality in a Transit Microenvironment," International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, pages 262-271, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, October 29-30, 2010.
  • C. Coy and D. Kaur, “Improving Evolutionary Training for Sugeno Fuzzy Inference Systems Using a Mutable Rule Base”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference NAFIPS 2010, July 12-14, 2010, Toronto, Canada., pp. 139-144. IEEE Catalog Number: CFP10750-USB, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7857-6.
  • D. Kaur and P. Nelapati, “Evolutionary Neural Network with Selective Cloning for Data Classification”, presented at the World Congress on Computer Science and Computer Engineering, World Comp 10, published in the proceedings of International Conference on Artificial Intelligence ICAI, 2010, Vol. 1, pp. 312-317, July 12-14, 2010, Las Vegas, USA. ISBN: 1-60132-146-5, 1-60132-147-3.
  • D. Kaur and Andrew Holland, “Comparative Analysis of ANN trained with Back Propagation and Genetic Algorithm for Implementation of Exclusive OR Problem”, The ACM International Conference Proceeding ICIS 2009, Nov. 24-26, 2009, Seoul, Korea, Vol. III, pp.1457-1460, ISBN: 978-1-60558-710-3.
Last Updated: 4/30/18