Researcher

Professor Michael Thielscher

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Professor Michael Thielscher is an ARC Future Fellow and a Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the School of Computing and Mathematics at the University of Western Sydney. He received his postgraduate diploma in 1992 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1994, both with distinction, from Darmstadt University. He then joined Dresden University, where he was an Associate Professor...view more

Professor Michael Thielscher is an ARC Future Fellow and a Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the School of Computing and Mathematics at the University of Western Sydney. He received his postgraduate diploma in 1992 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1994, both with distinction, from Darmstadt University. He then joined Dresden University, where he was an Associate Professor before he moved to his present position. His Habilitation thesis was honoured with the Award for Research Excellence by the alumni of Darmstadt University in 1998, and in 2009 he won a Future Fellowship Award from the Australian Research Council. He is the author of over 150 refereed papers and five books, and he has co-authored the award winning system FLUXPLAYER, which in 2006 was crowned the World Champion at the AAAI General Game Playing Competition. In 2010 he was an Invited Speaker at the prestigious AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

His research interests include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cognitive Robotics
  • Intelligent Agents
  • General Game Playing
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Logic Programming
  • Nonmonotonic Reasoning

My Expertise

Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Robotics, Intelligent Agents, General Game Playing, Knowledge Representation. Logic Programming, Nonmonotonic Reasoning.

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Location

Office 401I
Building K17

Contact

+61 2 9385 7129
+61 2 9385 5995