Advisory Board and Editors Agents & Multi-Agent Systems

Ana L. C. Bazzan

Ana Bazzan received her PhD in 1997 from the University of Karlsruhe (now KIT), Germany. She is an associate professor at UFRGS in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Her activities include: fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; associate editor of journals (Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Advances in Complex Systems, among others); member of the IFAAMAS board. Her main research interests are: multiagent systems, complex systems, agent-based simulation.

Jan A Bergstra

Born in Rotterdam, PhD math. Utrecht 1976, with Leiden University till 1982,
with CWI Amsterdam till 1985, subsequently with the University of Amsterdam (UoA). Professor of software engineering since 1985, with Philips Research during 1988/9, visiting professor of informatics in Swansea. Currently director of Informatics Institute of the UoA Faculty of Science, Chair Informatics Section of Academia Europaea. Editor-in-chief of Science of Computer Programming. Also with Minstroom Research BV

Mario Luca Bernardi

Mario Luca Bernardi received the Laurea degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2003 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering from the University of Sannio in 2007.

Since 2003 I have worked as a researcher in the field of software engineering writing several papers published in journals and conference proceedings. My main research interests include software maintenance and testing, software reuse, software reverse engineering and reengineering, with particular interest on software modularization.
I also served both as a member of the program and organizing committees of several international conferences, and as reviewer of papers submitted to some of the main journals and magazines in the field of data mining, software engineering, software maintenance and program comprehension.

Currently I am an Assistant Professor at Giustino Fortunato University , holding the courses of "Computer Science" and "Software Systems and Services" for the Avionics Science and Technologies master degree.

Mauro Birattari

A Research Associate of the Belgian Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique--FNRS at IRIDIA, Université libre de Bruxelles.

Dr. Birattari co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of computational intelligence. His research interests focus on swarm intelligence, collective robotics, machine learning, and on the application of artificial intelligence techniques to the automatic design of algorithms.

Jinde Cao

Dr. Jinde Cao is a Fellow of IEEE and a Distinguished Professor at Southeast University. Dr. Cao was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Journal of the Franklin Institute and Neurocomputing. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation and Neural Networks. Professor Cao is a ISI Highly-Cited Researcher in Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering listed by Thomson Reuters.

Swagatam Das

Assistant professor at the Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Published more than 200 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Is the founding co-editor-in-chief of “Swarm and Evolutionary Computation”, an international journal from Elsevier. Also serves as associate editors of the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine and Information Sciences (Elsevier).

Virginia Dignum

Virginia Dignum is an associate professor at Delft University of Technology. She got her PhD in 2004. Her research focuses on agent based models of organizations, and the interaction between people and intelligent systems and teams. In 2006, she was awarded the prestigious Veni grant from NWO. She is involved in several projects, has more than 180 peer-reviewed publications, yielding a h-index of 25. She is vice-chair of the Benelux AI Association and co-chair of the ECAI conference in 2016.

Barbara J Grosz

Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Member US National Academy of Engineering, American Philosophical Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences; fellow Assoc. for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Assoc. for Computing Machinery. Seminal contributions to fields of natural-language processing and multi-agent systems. Also known for leadership in artificial intelligence and establishment of several interdisciplinary institutions.

Feng Gu

Feng Gu was an assistant professor of computer science at Voorhees College from 2010 to 2013. He is currently an assistant professor of computer science at College of Staten Island, The City University of New York, and the doctoral faculty member of Graduate Center of The City University of New York. He is the recipient of Natural Science Foundation Research Initiation Award. His research interests include modeling and simulation, complex systems, high performance computing, and bioinformatics.

Edith Hemaspaandra

Professor of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Research Areas: Computational Social Choice, Computational Social Choice; Computational Politics; Complexity of Logics; Computational Complexity.

James Hendler

Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI. He is a Fellow of the AAAI, the BCS, the IEEE and the AAAS. He is the former Chief Scientist of the Information Systems Office at the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) , and was the first computer scientist to serve on the Board of Reviewing editors for Science.