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Nau, Dana

Nau, Dana

Professor Emeritus
Computer Science
The Institute for Systems Research
Maryland Robotics Center
4158 Iribe Center

Dana Nau is a Professor at the University of Maryland, in the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Systems Research. He received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Missouri S&T (then University of Missouri-Rolla) in 1974, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University in 1979.

Dr. Nau does research in artificial intelligence, especially in the areas of automated planning and game theory. He has more than 300 refereed technical publications, has chaired ICAPS and several other conferences, and has been on the editorial boards of JAIR, ACM TIST, and several other journals. Some of his accomplishments include:

Dr. Nau is an AAAI Fellow and an ACM Fellow.

Artificial intelligence; computer integrated design and manufacturing; planning; search

A list of Dr. Nau's publications can be found here.

William Regli named sixth director of ISR

Regli, an ISR alumnus, will begin his appointment in January 2018.

Nau and colleagues publish new AI Planning book

Automated Planning and Acting introduces complex computational techniques for planning and performing actions.

  • Fellow, 2013

  • Fellow, 2023

  • Fellow, 1996