Herbert A. Simon University Professor
Head, Machine Learning Department
School of Computer Science
(joint in CSD, courtesy in RI, MechE, and ECE)
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890, USA
mmv at cs dot cmu dot edu
Gates Hillman Center 8002

(To visit me, I will schedule one of our CoBot robots
to escort you to my office.)

Some news/talks:
  • Lecture at the MIT Technology Review EmTech Digital", (May 23, 2016)
  • Keynote at the 2015 Grace Hopper Conference", (October 15, 2015)
  • Lecture at the "Admiravel Mundo Novo", in Portuguese, (June 12, 2015)
  • CBS Saturday Morning, (February 21, 2015, with Anthony Mason, and producer Gregory Mirman)
  • MIT Technology Review article. (November 11, 2014, by Will Knight)
  • Wired article. (August 6, 2012, by Christina Bonnington)

    Short vitae
    Herb Simon's talk on "Forecastig the Future or Shaping it?" video and paper (CMU, October 2000), and clip on robot soccer (which I presented in my Presidential Address at AAAI'14, July 30, 2014).

    TEACHING - Fall 2016:
    15-887, Planning, Execution, and Learning, co-teaching with Maxim Likhachev, MW 1:30-2:50pm, NSH 3002. Classes start on Wednesday

    RESEARCH: CoBots - Collaborative Mobile Robots: Robot Soccer:
  • Our CMDragons team is the 2015 RoboCup Small Size World Champion! See the news and the video highlights of ALL the games (6-0, 10-0, 10-0, 15-0, 2-0, 5-0).
  • Our CORAL/Robot Soccer page for research and news.
  • RoboCup'15 took place in Hefei, China.
  • RoboCup Wiki.

    V-Unit: An opportunity "to grow a Vision" of novel ways for Computer Science and Technology to impact the world: Current PhD Students: Current MSc Students: Past Advised Students: Past TEACHING: ROBOT SOCCER:
    (RoboCup-2001, Press conference, Photos taken by Mark J. Welch, Copyright, Robot-News.com. Click on a picture for a larger view.)

    Some PAST: Personal:

    Memorial: Mafalda Ferin Cunha, a tribute to my remarkable late sister-in-law (in Portuguese).