Dr Mohammad Divband Soorati Dr.Eng., MSc, BSc
I am a post-doctoral researcher working in the group of Prof. Sarvapali D. (Gopal) Ramchurn at the University of Southampton.
I am the pricinple investigator of the “Trustworthy human-swarm partnerships in extreme environments” agile project in UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous System Hub. I have a Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Luebeck in Germany where I was a member of an EU-project, florarobotica. My supervisor and the coordinator of the project was Prof. Heiko Hamann. I have an MSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Paderborn in Germany and a BSc degree in Software Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology.
I am interested in the human-swarm interaction, swarm robotics, trust in human-swarm teaming, aerial swarms, and evolutionary/ bio-robotics. My research has been covered by several international news outlets (including EuroNews, France24 and Deutsche Welle) and magazines (such as IEEE Spectrum, Robohub and Future Maisons).
I have co-supervised over 20 MSc & BSc students and I am in the program committee of many high impact conferences/journals in AI & robotics such as AAAI, ICRA, IJCAI, Swarm Intelligence Journal, etc.