Professor Tommie Meyer

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Co-director of the national Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR), Professor Tommie Meyer is also the leader of the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning group at UCT and the director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (AIRU) – CAIR UCT node. Prior to this he held positions at the CSIR in Pretoria, National ICT Australia (now Data61), the University of New South Wales in Australia, the University of Pretoria and the University of South Africa.

Meyer is recognised internationally as an expert in knowledge representation and reasoning, a subarea of artificial intelligence, focusing on belief revision and non-monotonic reasoning (NMR), as well as their application to description logics (DL).