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Dr Edmund Hunt

Dr Edmund Hunt

Dr Edmund Hunt
BSc (Lond) ARCS, MPhil (Oxon), PhD (Bris)

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Swarm Engineering | Collective Behaviour

Office 2.51
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4760

Research summary

I am a research fellow working on translating insights from collective animal behaviour into applications in swarm robotics. These include monitoring (hazardous) environments and manipulating large numbers of particles on the micro or nanoscale. 

My experimental work is at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, and I have a base in the department of Engineering Mathematics (collective dynamics group) at the University of Bristol. I am part of Dr Sabine Hauert's 'swarm engineering' group.

Prior to my current position I spent a year at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, working on social networks ...

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Biography

2019-present  UK IC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bristol
2017-19 EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow, University of Bristol
2016-17  Postdoctoral scholar, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
2012-16  PhD in complexity sciences – Faculty of Science Commendation
2012-13 MRes in complexity sciences, University of Bristol – Distinction
2012 Secondee, banking regulation, European Commission
2009-12  Graduate scheme in financial regulation (insurance & banking), FSA*
2007-09  MPhil in economics, University of Oxford
2004-07 BSc in physics with theoretical physics, Imperial College London – 1st class
2004 Secondary School Exchange Scholar (USA), The English-Speaking Union
  (*now PRA, Bank of England)

 

Memberships

  • Member, The Institute ...

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Selected publications

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