Informatics Forum, 2.06
10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Dr. Stefano V. Albrecht
I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Artificial Intelligence in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, where I lead the Autonomous Agents Research Group. In my role as Royal Society Industry Fellow, I work with FiveAI to develop AI technologies for autonomous driving in urban environments.
My research interests are in the areas of autonomous agents, multi-agent systems, reinforcement learning, and game theory, with a focus on sequential decision making under uncertainty. The long-term goal of my research is to create intelligent autonomous agents capable of robust interaction with other agents to accomplish tasks in complex environments.
Previously, I was a postdoctoral fellow in Peter Stone's group at UT Austin where I was supported by a Humboldt Foundation fellowship. I obtained PhD and MSc degrees in AI from the University of Edinburgh and a BSc degree in Computer Science from TU Darmstadt.
I am always looking for talented students who have a deep interest in autonomous systems and want to work on challenging research problems. If you need inspiration for research topics, take a look at these recent surveys on agents modelling other agents and multi-agent reinforcement learning. Feel free to contact me if you would like to discuss research ideas.
For a list of PhD funding sources, see here.