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Dr Wiktor Piotrowski


Dr Wiktor Piotrowski

Dr Wiktor Piotrowski

Research Associate

Research groups: Change Management Group, Process Management Group
Telephone: +44 1223 748564

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  • PhD in Computer Science (Topic: Heuristics for Artificial Intelligence Planning in Hybrid Systems), King's College London, 2013-2017
  • MSc in Computing Science, University of Glasgow, 2011-2012
  • BSc(Hons) in Computer Science, University of Strathclyde, 2007-2011



Wiktor Piotrowski is a researcher at the Engineering Design Centre and part of the APROCONE project. He is working on automating parts of the aircraft design process using Artificial Intelligence techniques. He is also developing interactive and dynamic visualisation of complex multidimensional design data. 

Wiktor's research interest's include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automated Planning
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Interactive Visualisation
  • Engineering Design
  • Heuristic Search
  • Optimisation
  • Knowledge Representation and Systems Modelling


Selected Publications

"Automated Planning with Goal Reasoning in Minecraft", Mark Roberts, Wiktor Piotrowski, Pryce Bevan, David Aha, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Daniele Magazzeni. . In ICAPS’17 Workshop on Integrated Execution of Planning and Acting, 2017.

"PDDL+ Planning with Temporal Pattern Databases", Wiktor Piotrowski, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Daniele Magazzeni, Fabio Mercorio. AAAI’17 Workshop on Symbolic Inference and Optimization, 2017.

"Heuristic Planning for PDDL+ Domains"Wiktor Piotrowski, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Daniele Magazzeni, Fabio Mercorio. In International Joint Conference On Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), p. 3213-3219, 2016.

"Heuristic Planning for Hybrid Systems"Wiktor Piotrowski, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Daniele Magazzeni, Fabio Mercorio. AAAI’16 Workshop on Planning for Hybrid Systems, 2016.

"Space Hopper: a Serious Game Crowdsourcing the Design of Interplanetary Trajectories",  Wiktor Piotrowski, Marcus Martens, Dario Izzo, Daniel Hennes, Acta Futura, issue 9, pp.93-100, 2014.