Latest News from THINC Lab

Prof. Doshi is the Exhibits Chair of AAMAS 2017

Date Posted: Sat, 17 Sep 2016

Prof. Doshi is the Exhibits Chair of AAMAS 2017.

PhD candidate Ken Bogert will join UNC Asheville as an assistant professor

Date Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016

PhD candidate Ken Bogert will join UNC Asheville as a tenure-track assistant professor in Fall’16.

Prof. Doshi is promoted to Full Professor

Date Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016

Prof. Doshi is promoted to Full Professor with a unanimous vote at all levels.

Prof. Doshi will deliver an invited talk at AAMAS

Date Posted: Sat, 7 May 2016

Prof. Doshi will deliver an invited talk on Robots, Reinforcement Learning and Data Mining in the ADMI workshop at AAMAS 2016.

Toyota renews research contract with THINC lab

Date Posted: Sat, 7 May 2016

Toyota renews its research contract with the THINC lab for 2016-17 to continue investigating IRL for self-driving cars.

Prof. Doshi will organize a Workshop at IJCAI 2016

Date Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2015

Enrique Munoz de Cote (INAOE), Long Tran-Thanh (Southampton), Prashant Doshi and Chris Amato (UNH) will jointly organize a workshop on interactions with mixed-agent types at IJCAI 2016.

Prof. Doshi will give a Tutorial at AAAI 2016

Date Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2015

Stefano Albrecht of UTA and Prashant Doshi will jointly give a tutorial on type-based multiagent systems at AAAI 2016.

THINC Lab and Toyota Collaboration

Date Posted: Sun, 30 Aug 2015

UGA and Toyota sign a collaborative research agreement. The PI at UGA is Prof. Prashant Doshi.

CCTV Camera World donates a high quality IP camera to THINC Lab

Date Posted: Tue, 30 June 2015

A new high-quality wireless IP camera donated by CCTV Camera World and installed in the THINC lab allows roboticists to track and video record TurtleBots and Quadcopters during experimentation.

Prof. Doshi gives seminars on IRL in Canada and Israel

Date Posted: Mon, 15 June 2015

Prof. Doshi gave seminars on generalizing IRL to real world applications at the University of Waterloo CPAMI institute in Canada and Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

Junhuan Zhang joins the THINC lab as a postdoctoral associate

Date Posted: Wed, 20 May 2015

Junhuan Zhang, PhD from Kings College London joins the THINC lab as a postdoctoral associate. He will replace Yingke Chen who spent a successful year.

Prof. Doshi receives a new NSF grant for renewable-energy smart grids

Date Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2015

Prof. Doshi received a new NSF grant for catalyzing an international collaboration with TU-Delft on intelligent methods for renewable-energy smart grids.

Prof. Doshi visits UIC and UMich CS departments

Date Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Prof. Doshi gave seminars on generalizing IRL to the real world at UIC and UMich CS departments.

We're Hiring - PostDocs may Apply!

Date Posted: Sat, 7 Mar 2015

We are looking to hire a postdoctoral associate to begin May 15, 2015. Interested applicants should read this

Prof. Doshi on a sabbatical starting Spring 2015

Date Posted: Sun, 18 Jan 2015

Prof. Doshi is on faculty leave of absence at the University of Waterloo beginning Spring 2015 until November 30, 2015.

Prof. Doshi on Expert's Panel at MIPC, AAAI 2014

Date Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2014

Prof. Doshi is on the Expert's Panel in the first MIPC workshop at AAAI 2014.

Prof. Doshi and Qiu visit Japan Universities

Date Posted: Sat, 19 Jul 2014

Doshi and Qiu visited Prof. Makoto Yokoo at Kyushu University and Prof. Michihiro Kandori at Tokyo University in a week long collaborative research visit.

Prof. Doshi visits CUNY and Google NYC

Date Posted: Thu, 19 Jun 2014

Prof. Doshi gave a hosted talk on using influence diagrams for decision making in multiagent settings at the CUNY graduate center and visited Google NYC.

Prof. Doshi receives a grant awarded through UGA's inaugural Interdisicplinary Proposal Development Grant Program

Date Posted: Fri, 6 Jun 2014

Prof. Doshi is a Co-PI on a grant awarded through UGA's inaugural Interdisicplinary Proposal Development Grant Program. Only six teams out of about 50 were funded. Prof. Doshi's project headed by Prof. ChanMin Kim in the College of Education will focu on RoboSTEM: a collection of open educational resources to help elementary school teachers teach STEM subjects through robotics and design-based learning.

Yingke Chen PhD joins THINC lab

Date Posted: Thu, 15 May 2014

Yingke Chen PhD AAU joins the THINC lab as a postdoctoral research associate and will supervise projects on multiagent systems.

Prof. Munindar Singh visits THINC lab

Date Posted: Fri, 4 Apr 2014

Prof. Munindar Singh of NC State visits the THINC lab on 04/04 and delivers a keynote talk at CS Research Day.

Prof. Doshi and collaborators win a learning technology grant.

Date Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2013

Kim, Thai and Doshi win a UGA Learning Tech. Grant to create RoboTube - a video-sharing website in which UGA undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in College of Education learn from videos, lesson plans, and discussions on how to use robotics technology in K-12 classrooms.

Postdoctoral Associate Position Opening in the Multiagent Systems Group

Date Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2013

We are looking for a postdoctoral associate in the areas of agent modeling and multiagent decision making to start immediately. Please get in touch with Prof. Doshi (pdoshi [at] cs [dot] uga [dot] edu) for more details.

Navigating an Uncertain World

Date Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2013

UGA’s Faculty of Robotics whose founding director is Prof. Doshi are working to significantly advance the fundamental science and engineering involved in creating the next generation of intelligent machines. A video of the Faculty’s activities is currently featured on the UGA Research Blog.

Dr. Doshi visits ICT, USC

Date Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2013

Prof. Doshi visited the Institute for Creative Technologies at USC and gave a hosted talk on compressing agent model spaces and model human strategic behavior.

Dr. Doshi receives 3-yr ONR grant

Date Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2013

Prof. Doshi receives a 3-year grant from the Office of Naval Research. The grant will facilitate investigations of compressing mental model spaces in multiagent systems, which has broad applications toward designing intelligent autonomous systems.

THINC lab launches its new website

Date Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2013

Dr Prashant Doshi was very pleased to launch the new THINC lab website. It was voluntarily developed by Muthu Chandrasekaran and we fully appreciate his effort toward the website. Notwithstanding the risk of sounding biased, Dr Doshi said that this was the best lab website he had seen thus far.

Dr. Doshi receives 2-yr NSF grant

Date Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2013

Prof. Doshi receives a two-year grant from NSF for his research project on computing finite state equilibria in private information games. Makoto Yokoo from Kyushu Univ. is a collaborator on the project.

THINC Lab debutes the POMDP Portal

Date Posted: Mon, 27 May 2013

THINC lab researchers debuted a portal for problem-solving using POMDPs and multiagent POMDPs at the MSDM 2013 workshop at AAMAS. REU-supported undergraduate student, Jay Elrod, was the principal developer. The POMDP solvers were contributed by the community.

Dr Doshi gives an invited keynote talk at PAIR workshop, AAAI-13

Date Posted: Thu, 16 May 2013

Prof. Doshi will give an invited keynote talk at the Plan, Activity and Intent Recognition (PAIR) workshop at AAAI, 2013. [talk]

Dr. Doshi co-organizes 8th MSDM workshop at AAMAS 2013

Date Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2013

Prof. Doshi will deliver the sixth edition of his tutorial on self-interested decision making in multiagent settings and co-organize the 8th MSDM workshop at AAMAS 2013 in St. Paul, MN.

Dr. Sandip Sen visits THINC Lab

Date Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 2013

Prof. Sandip Sen from the University of Tulsa visits the THINC lab and gives a colloquium.

OPTIMA ranked 2nd in OAEI 2012 Benchmark (Conference Track)

Date Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2012

Optima participated in the latest Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative (OAEI - 2012) benchmark and ranked 2nd in the conference track in terms of F2 measure.

Dr. Matthijs Spaan visits THINC Lab

Date Posted: Sat, 20 Oct 2012

Dr. Matthijs Spaan, Marie Curie research fellow at TU-Delft, visits the lab and gives a talk on planning under uncertainty in multi-robot systems.

Dr. Doshi visits Makoto Yokoo's lab at Kyushu University, Japan

Date Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2012

Prof. Doshi visits Prof. Makoto Yokoo's lab at Kyushu University, Japan for a week in August in an invited visit.

THINC lab researchers win several deptartment awards

Date Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2012

Uthaya wins the outstanding doctoral student and CS Research Day first prize, Anousha wins outstanding MS student and thesis, and Ekhlas wins CS Research Day second prize. Congrats to all!

Doshi receives NSF REU Funding

Date Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2011

PI, Prashant Doshi, receives NSF REU supplemental funding for supporting undergraduate student researchers.

Dr. Doshi wins Creative Research Medal at UGA

Date Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2011

Prof. Doshi wins a Creative Research Medal awarded by UGA for his research on decision making.

Muthu wins 2nd prize in the CS Research Day poster competition

Date Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2011

Ph.D. student, Muthu Chandrasekaran, wins the second prize in CS Depts recently held Research Day poster competition.

THINC Lab's research on human strategic reasoning goes viral

Date Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2010

UGA puts out a press release on Profs. Goodie (Psychology) and Doshi's research on studying strategic reasoning exhibited by humans. It's featured on the UGA newspage and in several other science news blogs.

Lawrence Livermore National Labs apply I-POMDPs

Date Posted: Sat, 02 Oct 2010

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory apply I-POMDPs toward countering money laundering

John Harney wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Date Posted: Sat, 29 May 2010

Congratulations to John Harney for co-winning the CS department's Outstanding Graduate Student Award for AY 2009-10.