Matthias Scheutz (Ph.D., University of Vienna, Ph.D., Indiana University) joins the Computer Science (CS) department as an Associate Professor

Matthias Scheutz (Ph.D., University of Vienna, Ph.D., Indiana University) joins the Computer Science (CS) department as an Associate Professor from his position of Associate Professor at Indiana University's School of Informatics and Computing and the Cognitive Science Program, where he directed the Human-Robot Interaction Laboratory. Professor Scheutz's current research and teaching interests focus on complex cognitive and affective robots with natural language capabilities for natural human-robot interaction. He will serve as the CS Co-Director of Tufts' new interdisciplinary program in Cognitive and Brain Science. He has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications in artificial intelligence, artificial life, agent-based computing, natural language processing, cognitive modeling, robotics, human-robot interaction, and foundations of cognitive science.