Katia Sycara

Carnegie Mellon University

Katia Sycara holds the Edward Fredkin Research Chair in Robotics at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is Associate Director for Faculty at the Robotics Institute and affiliated faculty of the departments of Machine Learning, Human Computer Interaction and Language Technologies. She has a B.S in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology. She held the Sixth Century Chair in Computing at the University of Aberdeen UK and has been awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of the Aegean. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Fellow of the AAAI, the recipient of the ACM/SIGART Agents Research Award and the recipient of the Lifetime Research Award of the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Group Decision and Negotiation section. She has received 2 Influential 10-year paper awards and multiple best paper awards. She has authored more than 700 technical papers. She is a founding member of the International Foundation of Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), and a founding member of the Semantic Web Science Association. Her research interests are in AI/ML, multi-agent and multi-robot systems and human agent teaming.