As of August 2013 I am an Assistant Professor at the Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Computational Science Lab (Informatics Institute). Before this I had been an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore. I currently conduct regular research visits to Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and ITMO University, St Petersburg. At the University of Amsterdam I am the Director for the Master Computational Science. Prospective students should send enquiries to

I completed my PhD Adaptive Optimistic Simulation of Multi-Agent Systems at and I graduated from Edinburgh University in July of 2001 with a joint honours Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence degree.

Dr Michael Lees
Office: C3.142, Instituut voor Informatica, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam

Email: m.h.lees [at]
Tel: +31 (0) 20 525 7538