Professor Maurice Pagnucco
Deputy Dean and Head of School

Professor Maurice Pagnucco

Faculty Unit

Professor Maurice Pagnucco is the Deputy Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW. He was previously the Head of the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from July 2010 to September 2019. He is a Professorial Fellow at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research, Deputy Director of Creative Robotics Lab (CRL) and Co-Director of the Intelligent Environments Lab. He was the President (mid-2016 -- mid-2018) and the Immediate Past President (mid-2018 -- mid-2020) of the Australian Council of Deans of ICT (ACDICT). I was previously Chair of NICTA (now Data61; Australia’s national ICT centre of excellence) University Partner Committee and Chair, NSW Steering Committee for Digital Careers.

Maurice graduated with a BSc (Hons I) and PhD from the University of Sydney. He has held academic positions at the University of Sydney, Macquarie University, the University of Toronto and the University of New South Wales.

His research interests lie in:

  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Cognitive Robotics
  • Belief Change
  • Reasoning About Actions


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  • Book Chapters | 2013
    Heap B; Pagnucco M, 2013, 'Repeated Sequential Single-Cluster Auctions with Dynamic Tasks for Multi-Robot Task Allocation with Pickup and Delivery', in Multiagent System Technologies, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 87 - 100,
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Vongbunyong S; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2012, 'A Framework for Using Cognitive Robotics in Disassembly Automation', in Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable World, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 173 - 178,
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Foo G; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2022, 'Artificial Learning for Part Identification in Robotic Disassembly Through Automatic Rule Generation in an Ontology', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering,
  • Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Neal P, (eds.), 2017, 'Natural Gas Engineering: The Evolution of a Course', in UNSW Engineering education showcase : dream : dare : do, UNSW Engineering, UNSW Sydney, pp. 30 - 30, presented at 2017 UNSW Engineering Education Showcase, UNSW Sydney