Welcome to the Centre for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems at the University of Huddersfield

The research area of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (AIS) focuses on developing intelligent machines capable of independent decision-making and task execution, with the main objectives of enabling agents to perceive, understand, and interact with their environment. While it has a strong focus on the field of Artificial Intelligence, the autonomous and intelligent systems research field is highly interdisciplinary, that combines principles from computer science, engineering, mathematics, robotics, and cognitive science to create innovative solutions with real-world applications.

Autonomous and Intelligent Systems are being used in a wide range of applications, including healthcare, transportation, and manufacturing. As we are currently witnessing an AI-based revolution, it is clear that the research area holds immense potential to transform industries and, to a great extent, societies, and improve the quality of life. Ongoing research aims to foster a future where intelligent machines coexist with humans in a beneficial and responsible manner.

Research Themes


Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

The Centre explores fundamental research about how knowledge can be represented in AI systems


Machine Learning

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Applications of AI

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Our Team

The Centre consists of a team of academic staff and research assistants, all of whom are experts in their field

Facilities and Equipment

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