Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET)
Winner of the AXA Research Award for achievements in Responsible Artificial Intelligence (2017)
Runner up for the best paper award at the 2016 Humanitarian Technology conference (with my student Elliot Salisbury and Seb Stein).
Honourable mention for the IJCAI-JAIR best paper 2016 award
Winner of the Best Paper (Applications Track) at AAMAS 2015
Winner of the best student paper award (with my student Muddasser Alam) at AAMAS 2013 for work on energy exchange in rural communities (out of 685 papers submitted)
Runner up of the TREC 2012 (Text Retrieval Conference) Crowdsourcing challenge (AUC metric).
Runner up for the best paper award at AAMAS 2011 (Applications) for work on agent-based optimisation for demand-side management.
Winner of the best paper award at AAMAS 2010 for work on agent-based energy storage.
Winner of the Infrastructure Competition of the RoboCupRescue league at RoboCup 2007 – RoboCup is an international competition held every year and attracts more than a thousand participants from more than 30 different countries.
Winner of the International Prisoner’s Dilemma Competition (Comp 2) at the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games 2005)
Winner of the International Prisoner’s Dilemma competition at the Congress on Evolutionary Computing (CEC 2004) – we designed the first strategy to beat Tit-For-Tat in 20 years since the original Axelrod experiment.
PhD studentship for 3 years from University of Southampton.
Imperial College Governor’s medal award (first class first) for being the top student across the BEng Information Systems Engineering (graduated in 2001).
Mauritius National Science Side Scholarship Winner (4th).
If you have secured a strong 2-1 or a First in your undergraduate studies and want to do a PhD with me, please send me a cover letter and a research proposal using the details on my Contact page.
I supervise interns who want to work in an exciting research environment alongside world-leading researchers in AI, Multi-Agent Systems, Game theory, and Machine Learning. Internships open early February - so get in touch then.
I have worked with major companies in the areas of defence, energy, mobile gaming, and public services. I'm keen to solve problems requiring bespoke data-driven solutions. Send me an email or give me a call to see how I can help you.