Thomas Bolander

Thomas Bolander

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

Technical University of Denmark

Richard Petersens Plads

Building 322, room 022

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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Keywords Social Intelligence | Artificial Intelligence | Automated Planning | Logic

Thomas Bolander, PhD, is an associate professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark (DTU). His research areas are logic and artificial intelligence, focussing primarily on the use of logic to model human-like planning, reasoning and problem solving. Of special interest is the modelling of social phenomena and social intelligence with the aim of creating computer systems that can interact intelligently with humans and other computer systems. The application areas of interest are e.g. computer-controlled characters in computer games, intelligent personal assistants in mobile phones, and mobile robots. 
Thomas Bolander has developed and taught a wide range of highly praised courses in mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence. In 2006, he received the "teacher of the year" award at DTU. In the period 2009-2013 he was director of studies at the Copenhagen University Extension, and 2011-2014 part-time employed as educational developer at LearningLab DTU, taking part in developing and teaching the Education in University Teaching at DTU. Since 2016, Thomas Bolander is also external lecturer in artificial intelligence at DIS - Study Abroad. He is furthermore book reviews editor of the Springer journal Studia Logica, and scientific advisor for the Science & Cocktails initiative.

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