Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos

Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos
MSc., PhD.

Personal Chair


Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen Department of Computing Science Meston Building, Room 232 Old Aberdeen Aberdeen AB24 3UE United Kingdom


PhD, Artificial Intelligence University of Edinburgh 1995
MSc, Computing Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1987

Research Overview

Computational logic, software engineering, distributed computing and systems, multi-agent systems


  • Informatics, University of Edinburgh (Prof. Dave Robertson)
  • AGH University, Cracow, Poland (Dr. Bartlomiej Sniezynski)
  • Carnegie-Melon, USA (Prof. Katia Sycara and Dr. Felipe Meneguzzi)
  • King's College, London, UK (Prof. Michael Luck and Dr. Simon Miles)
  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Dr. Flavio Soares Correa da Silva)
  • University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (Dr. Stephen Cranefield and Dr. Michael Winikoff)

Research Funding and Grants

  • Scrutable Autonomous Systems (SASSY). EPSRC. 2012-2015. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 1.1M
  • ALIVE Research Project. The European Commission (FP7). 2008-2010. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 350,000
  • International Technology Alliance (ITA). The Department of Defence (USA) and Ministry of Defence (UK). 2006-2011. Co-Investigator. Amount GBP 2,900,000.
  • Conference Grant. The Royal Society. May 2007. Amount: GBP 500.
  • International Exchange Programme. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Jan–Feb 2005. Amount: GBP 1,500


Teaching Responsibilities

  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Foundations of Artificial Intelligence (CS5060)
  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Software Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (CS551K)


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