Interview with Professor Alan Bundy CBE

Professor Alan Richard Bundy, CBE, FRSE, FRS, FREng, FACM is Professor of Automated Reasoning in the School of Informatics at Edinburgh University. 

Throughout his long and illustrious career he has worked mostly as a researcher in artificial intelligence, mathematical reasoning and representations of knowledge. 

Alan helped set up the UK Computing Research Committee and has been the Vice-President of the British Computer Society, among many other contributions to important bodies.

  • 1971 – having completed his PhD, Alan joined the University of Edinburgh’s Meta-Mathematics Unit as a Research Assistant
  • 1975 – Department of Artificial Intelligence was created and Alan was promoted to lecturer
  • 1998 – the computer science, artificial intelligence and cognitive science departments merged into the School of Informatics, and Alan became the first head of that school
  • 2000 – he was a founder and convener of the UK Computing Research Committee
  • 2012 – Alan was awarded a CBE for his services to computing science

This interview was conducted by Troy Astarte on 21 June 2020 at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.


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