Mor Vered is a Lecturer in the new Laboratory for Dialogue Research at Monash University’s Faculty of Information Technology (FIT).
She has previously occupied the roll of Research Fellow and part time lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems in Melbourne University where she focused on Human Centered Explainable AI. She obtained her PhD from Bar Ilan University, her thesis winning the prestigious Israeli Association for Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) Outstanding Dissertation Award.
Mor’s PhD thesis was in the field of goal recognition, where she worked to incorporate lessons and inspirations from cognitive science in order to create more efficient agents that can cooperate seamlessly in a predominately human environment. Her research interests further include planning and cognitive modelling. She has significant teaching and supervising experience, is an active member of the AI community and her work has been published in several A* conferences.