Dr. Ron Petrick

Assistant Professor - Heriot-Watt University

Dr. Ron Petrick is an Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University and a member of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. His research centres around the areas of automated planning, knowledge representation and reasoning, and cognitive robotics. Much of his recent work has focused on the problem of reasoning about knowledge and action under conditions of incomplete information and uncertainty, through the development of tractable planning tools for high-level robot control. His research interests also include multiagent planning, human-robot interaction, explainable planning, and the use of machine learning techniques for acquiring symbolic action models. Dr. Petrick is also an Honorary Fellow in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

Telephone: +44 (0)131 451 3943

Email: r.petrick@hw.ac.uk

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