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About Me

I am a Lecturer (Assist. Prof.) at the Agents, Interaction and Complexity Research Group, University of Southampton.

My CV can be found here.

  • Royal Society's Kan Tong Po Visiting Fellowship 2017
  • University of Southern California's CAIS Visiting Fellow 2017
  • CPHC/BCS PhD Dissertation Award (for the best Computer Science PhD thesis in the UK in 2012/2013), runner-up
  • ECCAI Artificial Intelligence Dissertation Award (for the best European PhD thesis in artificial intelligence in 2012), honourable mention
  • AAAI 2012 Outstanding Paper Award, honourable mention
  • ECAI 2012 Best Student Paper Award, runner-up

Latest News
  • Jan 2018: 6 papers accepted at AAMAS 2018 (4 as full and 2 as extended abstract).
  • Dec 2017: Our paper on homeless youth's housing programme accepted to AIES 2018 (AI, Ethics, and Society).
  • Jul 2017: I am visiting the University of Southern California's CAIS as Visiting Fellow.


Older News
  • April 2016: Our paper on intelligent demand side management for homes was accepted to IJCAI 2016.
  • Jan 2016: Three papers were accepted to AAMAS 2016.
  • Nov 2015: We just received a joint EPSRC-Singapore grant (total of £500K) to do research on cyber security for smart traffic control systems (with Bo An and Mo Li from NTU).
  • Aug 2015: My joint paper with the Adobe Research folks on the problem of matrix factorisation with Thompson sampling was accepted to NIPS 2015.
  • April 2015: Our work on the online stochastic multiple-choice knapsack problem was accepted to IJCAI 2015.
  • Jan 2015: My joint working paper with The Anh Han on the cost of interference was accepted to AAMAS 2015 as a short paper.
  • Oct 2014: Our work on crowdsourcing complex workflows with budget constraints was accepted to AAAI 2015.
  • June 2014: The first results of our referral incentives project was accepted to HCOMP 2014.
  • June 2014: Our paper on budget-limited online keyword bidding was accepted to UAI 2014.
  • May 2014: Our journal paper on using bandits for allocating tasks in crowdsourcing systems was accepted to Artificial Intelligence.

Contact Information
Agents, Interaction and Complexity Group,
Electronics and Computer Science,
University of Southampton,
SO17 1BJ, UK

Telephone: +44 (0) 23 8059 3256