Prof. Maria Fox

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Principal Researcher Environmental AI, British Antarctic Survey

Maria Fox is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and an expert in Automated Planning. She joined BAS in 2021 after 5 years in industry, working in plan-based automation at Schlumberger Cambridge Research. Before that she spent more than 20 years in the UK university sector, taking an active part in the international research field of AI Planning. She has worked on a large number of projects concerned with intelligent automation of robotic and cyber-systems. Her work at BAS has been focused on automating passage and mission planning for the fleet of underwater vehicles and, most recently, the RRS Sir David Attenborough.