Professor Maria Fasli

Lead, Methodology Research Stream

Maria is currently a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE), University of Essex and she has been Head of School since 2009. Prior to this, she held Senior Research Officer, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer positions in the University. Educated in both Greece and the UK, Maria’s research interests lie in agents and multi-agent systems and their theoretical foundations and practical applications, machine learning, data exploration, analysing and modelling complex data (structured and unstructured), Big Data, semantic-based techniques for user profiling and adaptation including modelling context, as well as self-organised and adaptive systems. Her research has been funded by, inter alia, EPSRC, ESRC, TSB, and the Higher Education Academy.

Maria has published in the field of artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems and has been involved in organising/chairing and reviewing for international events as well as reviewing journal articles and research proposals. In 2005, she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy for her innovations and contributions in learning and teaching and supporting the student experience.

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Professor Maria Fasli

Lead, Methodology Research Stream

Maria is currently a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE), University of Essex and she has been Head of School since 2009. Prior to this, she held Senior Research Officer, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer positions in the University. Educated in both Greece and the UK, Maria’s research interests lie in agents and multi-agent systems and their theoretical foundations and practical applications, machine learning, data exploration, analysing and modelling complex data (structured and unstructured), Big Data, semantic-based techniques for user profiling and adaptation including modelling context, as well as self-organised and adaptive systems. Her research has been funded by, inter alia, EPSRC, ESRC, TSB, and the Higher Education Academy.

Maria has published in the field of artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems and has been involved in organising/chairing and reviewing for international events as well as reviewing journal articles and research proposals. In 2005, she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy for her innovations and contributions in learning and teaching and supporting the student experience.