Marco Dorigo's publications have been cited more than 90,000 times; his h-index is 94 (computed on Google Scholar, 30.06.2017).
 
2016: Recipient of the IEEE Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award
2016: General Chair for ANTS 2016 - Tenth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
2015: Recipient of the IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award
2015: Honorary Chair for IEEE SSCI 2015 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence
2015: Vice-general Chair for SWARM 2015 - The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics
2015: Honorary Doctorate awarded on April 21, 2015, by University of Pretoria
2015: Elected AAAI fellow
2014: General Chair for ANTS 2014 - Ninth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
2012: Botsker Award for Innovative Technology at the 2012 Robot Film Festival, New York, July 14, 2012
2012: General Chair for ANTS 2012 - Eighth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
2011: AAAI Best AI Video Award for the Movie "Swarmanoid, The Movie"
2010: ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Marco Dorigo for the project "E-Swarm: Engineering Swarm Intelligence Systems"
On November 27, 2007, Marco Dorigo received the "CajAstur International Prize for Soft Computing".
Best Video Award at the AAAI-07 AI Video Competition, Vancouver, 2007.
In 2007 Springer launched the new journal "Swarm Intelligence".
Article on "Swarm Theory" appeared in the July 2007 issue of the National Geographic Magazine.
In 2007 Marco Dorigo was named ECCAI fellow.
In 2006 Marco Dorigo was named IEEE fellow.
On November 22, 2005, the King of Belgium presented the "FNRS - Dr A. De Leeuw-Damry-Bourlart award in Applied Sciences" to Marco Dorigo for his fundamental contributions to the foundation of the swarm intelligence research field.
Forthcoming invited talks.
 
 
Ant Colony Optimization
Home page maintained by Marco Dorigo.

Swarm-bots
Home page of the IST-FET project "Swarm-bots" coordinated by Marco Dorigo.

ANTS: The International Workshop on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence
Home page of the ANTS series of workshops founded by Marco Dorigo.

In 2003 Marco Dorigo received European Commission's Marie Curie Excellence Award for his research on Ant Colony Optimization and Ant Algorithms.

Swarm intelligence research and book cited in Crichton's novel Prey.  
 
He is project coordinator of the following projects:
ERC Advanced Grant for the project "E-SWARM: Engineering Swarm Intelligence Systems". E-SWARM is a project funded by the European Research Council - Advanced Grants program of the European Union (Grant 246939). Its goal is to develop a rigorous engineering methodology for the design and implementation of artificial swarm intelligence systems. 2010-2015. Funding: 2,016,000 EUR.

"Action de Recherche Concertée" (ARC) research award for the project "Meta-X: Metaheuristics for Complex Optimization Problems". 2008-2013. Funding: 650,000 EUR.

 
Partner of the following international projects:
Partner of the project "RoboCom++: Rethinking Robotics for the Robot Companion of the future", funded via the FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call for FET-Flagship Proof-of-concept projects. 2017-2020.

Partner of the project "H2SWARM: Hierarchical Heterogeneous Swarm", funded by the European Science Foundation within the EUROCORES programme "Bio-inspired Engineering of Sensors, Actuators & Systems (EuroBioSAS)". 2011-2014. Total grant: 789,000 EUR; IRIDIA share of grant: 200,000 EUR.

Partner of the project "ASCENS: Autonomic Service-Component Ensembles", funded by the European Union within the Future and Emerging Technologies (IST-FET) program. 2010-2014. Total grant: 5,300,000 EUR; IRIDIA share of grant: 487,000 EUR.

Partner of "MIBISOC: Medical Imaging Using Bio-inspired and Soft Computing", a Marie Curie International Training Network funded by the European Commission within the Marie Curie Activities program. 2009-2013 (48 months). Total grant: 3,464,000 EUR; IRIDIA share of grant: 397,000 EUR.

 
He has been project coordinator of the following completed projects:

Coordinator of the "Swarmanoid" project funded by the European Commission within the Future and Emerging Technologies (IST-FET) program. 2006-2010 (42 months). Total grant: 2,500,000 EUR, IRIDIA share of grant: 970,000 EUR.

F.R.S.-FNRS research award for the project "Swarm-Morph". 2009-2010. Funding: 15,000 EUR.

Coordinator of "COMP2SYS", an Early Stage Training Site funded by the European Commission within the Marie Curie Actions program. 2004-2008 (48 months). Funding: 1,000,000 EUR.

"Action de Recherche Concertée" (ARC) research award for the project "ANTS". 2003-2008. Funding: 500,000 EUR.

Coordinator of the study "Evolving a collective consciousness for a swarm of pico-satellites", funded by the ARIADNA programme of the European Space Agency. October 2007 - January 2008. Funding: 26,000 EUR.

FNRS research award for the project "Virtual Swarmanoid". 2007-2008. Funding: 40,000 EUR.

FNRS research award for the project "Virtual Swarm-bots". 2002-2003. Funding: 37,000 EUR.

Coordinator of the "Swarm-bots" project funded by the European Commission within the Future and Emerging Technologies (IST-FET) program. 2001-2004 (36 months). Total grant: 1,970,000 EUR, IRIDIA share of grant: 800,000 EUR.

Coordinator of the European "Metaheuristics Network" funded by the European Commission within the Improving Human Potential program. 2000-2004 (48 months). Total grant: 1,200,000 EUR, IRIDIA share of grant: 360,000 EUR.

Coordinator of "EvoNeuroFuzzy", a Marie Curie Training Site funded by the European Commission within the Improving Human Potential program. 2000-2004 (48 months). Funding: 158,000 EUR.

FNRS research award for building a "Beowulf" style cluster of PCs. 2000-2001. Funding: 17,000 EUR.

 
He has been partner of the following international projects:
Partner of the "ECAgents: Embodied and Communicating Agents" project, funded by the European Union within the Future and Emerging Technologies (IST-FET) program. 2004-2008. Total grant: 5,000,000 EUR; IRIDIA share of grant: 250,000 EUR.
 
Scientist in charge and research director for:
A 24 months Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Dr. Hussain Saleh by the EC funded Improving Human Potential programme. Oct. 1, 2001 - Sep. 30, 2003. Funding: 152,000 EUR.

A 24 months Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Dr. Joshua Knowles by the EC funded Improving Human Potential programme. Sep. 15, 2001 - Sep. 14, 2003. Funding: 152,000 EUR.

A 18 months Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Mr. Gianni Di Caro by the EC funded Improving Human Potential programme. Nov. 1, 2001 - Apr. 30, 2003. Funding: 114,000 EUR.

A 24 months Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Dr. Stefka Fidanova by the EC funded Improving Human Potential programme. Nov. 1, 2000 - Oct. 31, 2002. Funding: 152,000 EUR.

A 24 months Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Dr. Nicolas Meuleau by the EC funded Improving Human Potential programme. Nov. 1, 2000 - Nov. 30, 2001. Funding: 152,000 EUR.

A 15 months Marie Curie doctoral fellowship awarded to Mr. Thomas Stützle by the EC funded TMR programme. Dec. 1, 1998 - Feb. 28, 2000. Funding: 75,000 EUR.

A 30 months Marie Curie doctoral fellowship awarded to Mr. Gianni Di Caro by the EC funded TMR programme. Aug. 1, 1996 - Dec. 31, 1999. Funding: 150,000 EUR.
 
Scientific Networks:
Local coordinator (IRIDIA, since 2002) for the Network of Excellence in Complex Systems (Exystence) funded by the Commission of the European Community.

Local coordinator (IRIDIA, since 1996) for the Network of Excellence in Evolutionary Computation (EvoNet) funded by the Commission of the European Community.

Local coordinator (IRIDIA, since 1996) for the Network of Excellence in Machine Learning (MLnet) funded by the Commission of the European Community.

Local coordinator (1990-92, PM AI&R, Politecnico di Milano) of the activities which led first to the formulation of a proposal, and then to the administration of the project, for the Italian "Progetto Finalizzato Informatica e Calcolo Parallelo - Obiettivo Processori Dedicati."


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