Dr Peter Funk is Professor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at Mälardalen University and heading the intelligent systems group. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, Department of Artificial Intelligence 1998, which he started with a MSc in Artificial Intelligence funded by the Wallenberg grant for scientific research (the first candidate who received the Wallenberg grant 3 times).
Peter worked with R&D in their Computer Science department at Ericsson for 7 year with novel applications of artificial intelligence in the service area before perusing his MSc and PhD in Edinburgh.
Beside leading and participating in a number of research projects (funded by EU FP7, ITEA2, FFI, KKS, Vinnova, SSF) and supervising Ph.D. students. Peter is active in numerous conferences, program committees (e.g. ECAI, ICCBR), in Editorial board for high ranked international journals (e.g. The International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Springer). His research focus is intelligent, adaptive and learning systems for medical, industrial and business applications.