M. Veloso is Associate Professor of Computer Science
at Carnegie Mellon University, where she received her
Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1992. A native of Portugal,
she obtained her B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1980
and her M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
in 1984 from the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon.
her many research interests, Veloso works on designing
and building intelligent agents that cooperate, observe,
reason, act, learn, plan and even compete with each
other. To that end, Veloso has been heavily involved
with RoboCup, the international soccer-playing robot
competition, for which she served as General Chair in
is the recipient of the 1995 NSF Career Award and the
1997 Allen Newell Medal for Excellence in Research.
With more than 100 peer-reviewed papers published, Veloso
is also author and editor of several books on computer
science, including Artificial Intelligence Today: Recent
Trends and Developments and Planning by Analogical Reasoning.