Alan Winfield

Alan Winfield is Professor of Electronic Engineering and Director of the Science Communication Unit at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK, and Visiting Professor at the University of York. Alan co-founded the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, where his research is focussed on robot intelligence. Alan led UK public engagement project Walking with Robots, awarded the 2010 Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke medal for public promotion of engineering. His book ‘Robotics: A Very Short Introduction’ was published by Oxford University Press in September 2012.