Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy is a Professor and Personal Chair of Robot Learning and Autonomy in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, where he has been on the faculty since 2007. He is an Executive Committee Member for the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2007. He has been an elected Member of the Young Academy of Scotland at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a Visiting Professor at Stanford University and the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He also serves as Vice President - Prediction and Planning at FiveAI, a UK-based startup company focussed on developing a technology stack for autonomous vehicles.
His research focus is on robot learning and decision-making under uncertainty, with particular emphasis on achieving safe and robust autonomy in human-centered environments. His work has been funded by a number of sources including EPSRC, EU FP7 and H2020, DARPA, DSTL and RAEng.