I have joined Google DeepMind in London fulltime as a senior staff Research Scientist, and I also hold a professorship of Computer Science at the university of Liverpool. You can reach me at karltuyls_@_google.com or you can still reach me at k.tuyls_@_liverpool.ac.uk.

Welcome at my website. I work as a professor of computer science at the university of LiverpoolSchool of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Computer ScienceDepartment of Computer Science, UK since September 30th 2013. I am currently director of research of the school of Electrical Engineering & Electronics and Computer Science. I am also a member of both the ‘Robotics and Autonomous Systems’ and the ‘Data Mining and Machine Learning’ research groups within the Artificial Intelligence section. Before this I was a member and head of the Agent ART group. Additionally, I founded and lead the smARTLab robotics laboratory, part of the department of computer science. My research interests span the areas of multi-agent systems, robotics, swarm intelligence, reinforcement learning, deep learning and evolutionary game theory. Next to this I am also a part-time professor of Bio-Inspired Robotics and Autonomous Systems at the Delft Center for Systems and ControlFaculty of Mechanical Engineering and SystemsDelft University of Technology. Previously I held positions at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (phd student, postdoc), Hasselt University (postdoc), Eindhoven University of Technology (assistant professor) and Maastricht University (associate and full professor). For more details see my cv.


  • I will give an invited talk at IDC 2017
  • Senior PC member of IJCAI’17
  • We are organising the ACAI 2017 summer school on Reinforcement Learning; more updates follow soon.
  • Senior PC member of IJCAI’16
  • Program co-chair of AAMAS 2016
  • I am a fellow of BCS (British Computer Society)
  • Clare Dixon and I are program co-chairs of TAROS 2015 to be held in Liverpool September 8th – September 10th 2015.
  • Senior PC member of IJCAI’15.