Marco Dorigo's publications have been cited more than 136,000 times; his h-index is 114 (computed on Google Scholar, 08.06.2023).
2022: General Chair for ANTS 2022 - Twelfth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
2020: Vice-general Chair for DARS 2020 - 15th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems
2020: Vice-general Chair for SWARM 2020 - The 4th International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics
2020: General Chair for ANTS 2020 - Twelfth International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
2019: Vice-general Chair for SWARM 2019 - The 3rd International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics
2016: Recipient of the IEEE Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award
2015: Recipient of the IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award
2015: Honorary Chair for IEEE SSCI 2015 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence
2015: Honorary Doctorate awarded on April 21, 2015, by University of Pretoria
2015: Elected AAAI fellow
2012: Botsker Award for Innovative Technology at the 2012 Robot Film Festival, New York, July 14, 2012
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.

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.  
    Himank Gupta

Asynchronous and mission critical decision making in swarms of autonomous robots

since 2022
    Raina Zakir

Robot swarm resiliency against malicious attacks in collective decision making

since 2021
    Sinan Oguz

Mergeable Nervous Systems for Swarms of Drones

since 2019
    Alexandre Pacheco

A Blockchain-based Framework for the Decentralized Control of Robot Swarms

since 2019
    Weixu Zhu

Stigmergy-based Swarm Construction

since 2017
    Roman Miletitch

On different communication modalities between

since 2012
    Christian Leonardo Camacho Villalón

Designing New Metaheuristic Implementations: From Metaphors to Automatic Design

PhD awarded on August 7, 2023
    Aryo Jamshidpey

Decentralised Control Mechanisms for Distributed Computing

PhD awarded on December 12, 2022
    Volker Strobel

Blockchain-based Smart Contracts for the Secure Coordination of Robot Swarms

PhD awarded on April 25, 2022
    Nithin Mathews

Advancing self-assembling robots: Mergeable nervous systems,
spatially targeted communication and supervised morphogenesis

PhD awarded on February 26, 2018
    Michael Allwright

An Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Stigmergy-Based Construction
PhD awarded on September 8, 2017
    Gaëtan Podevijn

Effects of the Interaction with Robot Swarms on the Human Psychological State
PhD awarded on January 27, 2017
    Gabriele Valentini

The Best-of-n Problem in Robot Swarms
PhD awarded on July 4, 2016
    Andreagiovanni Reina

A Design Pattern for the Best-of-n Decision Problem
PhD awarded on July 4, 2016
    Luca Maria Gambardella

Coupling Ant Colony System with Local Search
PhD awarded on June 24, 2015
    Arne Brutschy

Enabling Research on Complex Tasks in Swarm Robotics. Novel Conceptual and Practical Tools
PhD awarded on December 17, 2014
  Pinciroli   Carlo Pinciroli

On the Design and Implementation of an Accurate, Efficient, and Flexible Simulator for Heterogeneous Swarm Robotics Systems
PhD awarded on April 28, 2014
  Brambilla   Manuele Brambilla

Formal Methods for the Design and Analysis of Robot Swarms
PhD awarded on April 28, 2014
    Eliseo Ferrante

Information Transfer in a Flocking Robot Swarm
PhD awarded on August 27, 2013
    Tianjun Liao

Population-based Heuristic Algorithms for Continuous and Mixed Discrete-Continuous Optimization Problems
PhD awarded on June 28, 2013
    Giovanni Pini

Towards Autonomous Task Partitioning in Swarm Robotics
PhD awarded on June 14, 2013
    Marco A. Montes de Oca Roldán

Incremental Social Learning in Swarm Intelligence Systems
PhD awarded on July 1, 2011
  alex   Alexandre Campo

On the Design of Self-Organized Decision Making in Robot Swarms
PhD awarded on May 24, 2011
  rehan   Rehan O'Grady

Morphologically Responsive Self-assembling Robots
PhD awarded on October 7, 2010
  prasanna   Prasanna Balaprakash

Estimation-based Metaheuristics for Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization: Case Studies in Stochastic Routing Problems
PhD awarded on January 26, 2010
  christos   Christos Ampatzis

On the Evolution of Autonomous Time-based Decision-making and Communication in Collective Robotics
PhD awarded on November 10, 2008
    Shervin Nouyan

Teamwork in a Swarm of Robots -- An Experiment in Search and Retrieval
PhD awarded on September 24, 2008
    Anders L. Christensen

Fault Detection in Autonomous Robots -- Endogenous Fault Detection Through Fault Injection and Learning - Exogenous Fault Detection Based on Firefly-inspired Synchronization
PhD awarded on June 27, 2008
    Krzysztof Socha

Ant Colony Optimization for Continuous and Mixed-Variable Domains

PhD awarded on May 9, 2008
    Roderich Gross

Self-assembling Robots
PhD awarded on October 12, 2007
    Thomas H. Labella

Division of Labour in Groups of Robots
PhD awarded on February 9, 2007
    Leonora Bianchi

Ant Colony Optimization and Local Search for the Probabilistic Traveling Salesman Problem: A Case Study in Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization
PhD awarded on June 29, 2006
    Vito Trianni

On the Evolution of Self-organising Behaviours in a Swarm of Autonomous Robots
PhD awarded on June 26, 2006
    Mauro Birattari

The Problem of Tuning Metaheuristics, as Seen from a Machine Learning Perspective
PhD awarded on December 20, 2004
    Gianni Di Caro

Ant Colony Optimization and its Application to Adaptive Routing in Telecommunication Networks
PhD awarded on November 10, 2004
    Christian Blum

Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Ant Colony Optimization
PhD awarded on February 6, 2004
Visiting PhD students
  Yuwei Zhang (Beihang University, Beijing, China)
Oct 2019 - Apr 2021
  Yating Zheng (Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China)
Sep 2018 - Dec 2020
  Majd Kassawat (Universidad Jaume I, Castello de la Plana, Spain)
Jun 2018 - Dec 2018
  Bernat Wiandt (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Oct 2015 - Mar 2016
  Mikhail Afanasov (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
  Manuel Castillo (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Feb 2013 - May 2013
  Yara Khaluf (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
  Jessica Rivera Espinosa (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) Sep 2009 - Nov 2009
  Levent Bayindir (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey)
Apr 2009 - Apr 2010
  Navneet Bhalla (University of Calgary, Canada) Oct 2007 - Mar 2008
  Alvaro Gutiérrez (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
Jun 2007 - Nov 2007
  Jodelson Sabino (Pontifìcia Universitade Catòlica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Oct 2005 - Sep 2006
  Federico Vicentini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Jun 2005 - Dec 2005
  Paola Pellegrini (Università degli Studi di Venezia, Italy)
Jan 2005 - Dec 2005
  Stephen Gilmoure (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Sep 2005 - Oct 2005
  Michael Bonani (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Sep 2004 - Mar 2005
  Philipp Kostuch (University of Oxford, UK)
Oct 2003 - Mar 2004
  Elio Tuci (University of Sussex, UK)
Nov 2002 - Jun 2003
  Morgan Tamplin (University of Edinburgh, UK)
May 2002 - Apr 2003
  Vito Trianni (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Oct 2001 - Sep 2002
  Mark Zlochin (Technion, Israel)
Jun 2001 - May 2002
  Andrea Roli (Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy)
Nov 2000 - May 2001
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