Sean Luke

Titles and Organizations

Associate Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-4169
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 4436
Mail Stop: 4A5

Personal Websites

Biography

Sean Luke is the head of the George Mason University Autonomous Robotics Laboratory. He has taught at George Mason University since 2000. His areas of interest and expertise include stochastic optimization and metaheuristics, evolutionary computation, multi-agent systems and multi-agent learning, autonomous robotics and robot swarms, and simulation development. He is the author of Essentials of Metaheuristics, and of several very widely used open-source software packages, including the MASON multi-agent simulator and the ECJ evolutionary computation toolkit.

Research

2013 - 2016 : NRI: Small: Online Training of Hierarchical Multirobot Teams. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2013 - 2014 : NSF Supplement Request (RI: Small: Cooperative Coevolutionary Design and Multiagent Systems). Funded by National Science Foundation.

2012 - 2013 : CI-P: Workshop on Enhancing a Large-scale Multiagent Simulation Tool. Funded by National Science Foundation.

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence, stochastic optimization and metaheuristics, evolutionary computation, multi-agent systems and multi-agent learning, autonomous robotics and robot swarms, and simulation development.

Degrees

  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park