IFAAMAS-13 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award

My PhD dissertation, Long-term Interactions with Empathic Social Robots, received an honorable mention in IFAAMAS-13 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award!

This award is named after Professor Victor Lesser, a long standing member of the AAMAS community who has graduated a large number of outstanding PhD students in the area. It is awarded for dissertations written as part of a PhD defended in the specified year, nominated by the supervisor (with supporting references), which show originality, depth, impact and written quality, supported by quality publications. The award is sponsored by IFAAMAS, the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, and will be presented at AAMAS-2014 Conference in Paris.