Distinguished Lecturers

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Chris Amato
Multi-Robot Systems
Northeastern University
Boston (MA), USA
RAS Geographic Region 1
Christopher Amato is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University. He received a BA from Tufts University and an MS and a PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Before joining Northeastern, Dr. Amato was a Research Scientist at Aptima, Inc. and a Postdoc and Research Scientist at MIT as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire. He has published papers in leading artificial intelligence and robotics conferences (including winning a best paper prize at AAMAS-14 and being nominated for the best paper at RSS-15). He also successfully co-organized several tutorials on team decision making and co-authored a book on the same subject. His research focuses on decision making under uncertainty in multi-agent and multi-robot systems.
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Bryan Kian Hsiang Low portrait
Bryan Kian Hsiang Low
Multi-Robot Systems
National University Singapore
RAS Geographic Region 3
Dr. Bryan Low is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the National University of Singapore. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2009. His research interests include artificial intelligence, probabilistic machine learning, automatic machine learning, privacy-preserving machine learning, planning under uncertainty, sensor/data fusion, and multi-agent/robot systems.
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Lucia Pallottino
Multi-Robot Systems
University of Pisa
Pisa, Italy
RAS Geographic Region 2
Lucia Pallottino is currently Associate Professor at the Centro di Ricerca "E. Piaggio" and the Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione at the University of Pisa. She received the "Laurea" degree in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics in the University of Pisa in 1998. She got a Doctoral degree in Robotics and Industrial Automation at Centro "E. Piaggio" at the Faculty of Engineering, in January 2002. She has been Assistant Professor from 2007 to 2015. She has been Visiting Scholar at M.I.T. (2000-2001) in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS ). She has been Visiting Researcher at UCLA, (2004) in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department (MAE ).
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