Francesca Toni
Department of Computing, Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus, Huxley Building, Room 430, 
London SW7 2AZ, UK.
Phone: +44-(0)20-7594-8228 
Fax: +44-(0)20-7581-8024 


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  • I hold a PhD from the Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK, and a laurea degree in Computing (summa cum laude) from Pisa University, Italy.
  • I have spent several periods visiting a number of institutions, notably
  • the Laboratory of Informatics Paris Descartes (LIPADE), Paris, Frances (in 2012, as a Visiting Professor),
  • the Computing Department at Pisa University (from June 2003 till September 2004, as an adjunct associate professor under the Italian programme "Rientro dei Cervelli"),
  • the Department of Computing, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina (in April 2000, as a guest postgraduate lecturer),
  • the Department of Electrical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (from April till November 1996, as a research fellow under the EU programme "Human Capital and Mobility"), and
  • the Fujitsu Laboratories at Kawasaki, Japan (from September till November 1993, as a visiting researcher). 
  • I have been programme chair for KR 2018, ICLP 2015, CLIMA VI and CLIMA VII, TAFA-11 and AT2012 .
  • I have coordinated the EU-funded projects SOCS (see here for a short description) and ARGUGRID (see here for a short description), and participated, as workpackage leader, in the desMOLD EU project (2012-2015).
  • I was the sole investigator of the EPSRC project TRaDAr (2012-2016) and I co-investigator and technical director of the ROAD2H project also funded by EPSRC (2017-2021).
  • I was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship by The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Leverhulme Trust (2006-7) and an Engineering X Pandemic Preparedness grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering (2020).
  • I was a member of the management committee and chair of WG4 on Argumentation and Negotiation for the Agreement Technologies COST action (2008-2012), and a founding member of the steering committees of CLIMA and COMMA.
  • I was co-director of the UKRI CDT in Safe and Trusted AI (2018-2021)
  • I am a member of the BCS, IEEE, ACM and AAAI, and a EurAI fellow.
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