Dorigo, Marco

Dorigo, Marco

Research Director of FNRS (the Belgian National Funds for Scientific Research) and co-director of IRIDIA
Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

Marco Dorigo is a Research Director of FNRS (the Belgian National Funds for Scientific Research) and co-director of IRIDIA, the artificial intelligence laboratory at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). He is the inventor of the ant colony optimisation metaheuristic. His current research interests include swarm intelligence, swarm robotics, and metaheuristics for discrete optimisation. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Swarm Intelligence, and an Associate Editor or member of the Editorial Board of many journals on computational intelligence and adaptive systems. Dr. Dorigo is a Fellow of AAAI, EurAI and IEEE. He has earned several awards, most recently an ERC Advanced Grant in 2010.

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