Heinrich, Mary Katherine

Postdoctoral Fellow at IRIDIA, ULB

I am supervised by Prof. Marco Dorigo, and work on the topic of swarm intelligence, at the Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (IRIDIA). I received my PhD degree in information technology and architecture, in Denmark.

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Recent experience


Postdoctoral Fellow

IRIDIA (Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium. Supervised by Prof. Marco Dorigo.
< 1 year

Scientific Research Associate

Service robotics group, Inst. of Computer Engineering, University of Lübeck, Germany. On the topic of bio-hybrid and swarm robotics. Supervised by Prof. Heiko Hamann. Funded by EU H2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) project "flora robotica." Included being a Co-Lecturer for the "Collective Robotics" Master's seminar.
3 years

PhD Fellow

Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA), The Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark. Supervised by Assoc. Prof. Phil Ayres. Co-supervised by Prof. Yaneer Bar-Yam (NECSI) and Asst. Prof. Siobhan Rockcastle (UO, EPFL). Funded by EU H2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) project "flora robotica." Thesis entitled "Self-organizing, -adaptive, and hybrid robotic control in architectural technology," submitted November, 2018.
3 years +

External Research Affiliate

(Previously: Visiting PhD Researcher, during recurring reseach stays.) New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI), Cambridge, MA, USA. Supervised by Prof. Yaneer Bar-Yam.

Short-term Visiting PhD Researcher

EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland. Supervised by Dr. Siobhan Rockcastle (currently Asst. Prof. at University of Oregon).

Recurring Short-term Research Stays

Swarm Intelligence Group (Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn, Germany); Institute of Computer Engineering (University of Lübeck, Germany); Artificial Life Lab (University of Graz, Austria).