I will join the UCL Department of Computer Science in September 2020. If you are interested in PhD and postdoc opportunities based at UCL Computer Science, please do not hesitate to contact me.

About Me

I am Professor of Data Science at the Department of Geography at University College London, where I lead the Intelligent Social Systems Lab. I am Deputy Director of the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme for the Ecological Study of the Brain and the Director of the UCL Master in Social and Geographic Data Science.

I am a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. I am the Turing University Lead for UCL.

I am also Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bologna.

I am a Visiting Researcher at Google.

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Upcoming Events

I am currently involved in the following upcoming scientific events:

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Research Interests

Current areas of interest include:

  • Human-centred Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning;
  • Reinforcement Learning and its applications;
  • Multi-agent systems and modelling of social systems;
  • Computational models of human/user behaviour (and their applications to the design of algorithms and systems).


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Last updated: 9 August 2020.