Boris Naujoks is a professor for Applied Mathematics at TH Köln – Cologne University of Applied Sciences (THK). He joint THK directly after he received his PhD from Dortmund Technical University in 2011. During his time in Dortmund, Boris worked as a research assistant in different projects. In addition, he gained industrial experience working for different SMEs. Meanwhile, he enjoys the combination of teaching mathematics and computer science as well as exploring EC and CI techniques at the Campus Gummersbach of THK. He focuses on multiobjective (evolutionary) optimization, surrogate-assisted (evolutionary) optimisation, and the (industrial) applicability of the explored methods.