Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions

  • DeepMind Chair in Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science, University College London, UK
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Advisor, PROWLER.io

Employment History

  • Since 10/2019: DeepMind Chair in Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science, University College London, UK
  • 10/2018 – 12/2019: Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK
  • Since 10/2016: Advisory board member, PROWLER.io
  • 07/2015 – 09/2018: Lecturer, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK
  • 10/2014 – 06/2015: Imperial College Research Fellow, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK
  • 09/2013 – 09/2014: Departmental Research Fellow, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK
  • 12/2011 – 08/2013: Group Leader, Department of Computer Science, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • 02/2010 – 12/2011: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  • 02/2010 – 04/2011: Adjunct Researcher, Intel Labs, Seattle, WA, USA

Academic History

Prizes and Awards

Keynotes, Tutorials and Plenary Talks

Outreach and Public Understanding of Science

Memberships and Committees

Conference Co-Organization

Workshop Co-Organization

Community Service

Area Chair and Associate Editor

  • 2020: ICLR
  • 2019: NeurIPS
  • 2018: AISTATS, ICML
  • 2017: CoRL
  • 2016: NIPS
  • 2015: ICRA, NIPS
  • 2014: ICRA
  • 2013: ACML

Program Committee

  • 2019: CoRL
  • 2017: RSS
  • 2015: RLDM
  • 2014: AAAI, ACML
  • 2013: ADPRL, IJCAI, RSS
  • 2012: ACML, ECML/PKDD, ICPRAM, RSS
  • 2011: RSS
  • 2010: AAAI, RSS

Reviewing

  • 2019: ICML, CoRL, NeurIPS
  • 2017: JMLR, NIPS, RSS
  • 2016: AISTATS, EWRL, IJRR, JMLR, MLJ, RSS
  • 2015: AISTATS, ICML, JMLR, Cambridge University Press
  • 2014: AISTATS, Automatica, ICML, JBHI, MLJ, NIPS, RAS
  • 2013: ICRA, IROS, KI Magazine, MLJ, NIPS, Springer
  • 2012: AISTATS, Humanoids, ICML, IEEE-TPAMI, NIPS, Springer
  • 2011: CDC, ECC, ICML, ICRA, IROS, MLJ, NIPS
  • 2010: ACC, AISTATS, IJRR
  • 2009: AURO, CDC, ICML, ICRA, SCI, IEEE-TPAMI
  • 2008: Adaptive Behavior, IPSN, NIPS, RO-MAN
  • 2007: IEE Electronic Letters

I also frequently review grant proposals for various funding bodies.

Former Students