Dr. Héctor Muñoz-Avila is currently serving as a program director at the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Robust Intelligence program. To contact Dr. Muñoz-Avila for NSF-related topics please use: hmunozARROBAnsfPUNTOgov.
Dr. Héctor Muñoz-Avila is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Lehigh University. He holds a PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in computer science from the Universität Kaiserslautern (Germany), an MS in computer science, a BS in Mathematics and a BS in computer Science from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia).
Dr. Muñoz-Avila has done extensive
research on case-based reasoning, planning, and machine learning. He is also interested in
advancing game AI
with AI techniques.
Dr. Muñoz-Avila is recipient of a National Science
Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, two papers awards and held a Lehigh Class of 1961 Professorship.
He has been chair for various international scientific meetings
including the Sixth International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR-05) and the twenty-fifth Innovative Applications of AI Conference (IAAI-13).
Dr. Muñoz-Avila is currently a program director for Robust Intelligence at the
National Science Fundation (NSF). He has been funded in
the past by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR),
and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
link to CV (PDF format)