I am currently an Assistant Professor (UK Lecturer) at King’s College London. I lead the Cooperative AI Lab. My research interests lie in reinforcement learning and multi-agent cooperation, with a focus on topics such as generalization, zero-shot coordination, evaluation of human and AI players, and social agency (e.g., human-involved learning, safety, and ethics), among others.

Active openings

Funded PhD position: We have a fully funded position on reinforcement learning and multi-agent learning (start date flexible). Full scholarship for local students (also applicable for international students). Applying or enquiry with your CV to: yali.du(at)kcl.ac.uk

I will be speaking at the following events:

  • 16-19 Jul 2023 - Cooperative AI Summer school on human-in-the-loop RL
  • 2nd Jun 2023 - Berkeley MARL seminar, UC Berkeley on human-in-the-loop RL, host by Eugene Vinitsky.
  • 24th May 2023 - Computer Science Colloquium at Dept. of Computer Science, University of Warwick.
  • 23th May 2023 - School of Computing, Australian National University, host by Dr. Liang Zheng. I will give a guest lecture on “Introdoction to Reinforcement Learning”
  • 17th May 2023 - Invited Talk @ Fidelity AI Center, Fidelity Investments, on RL with human values.
  • 8th May 2023 - Tutorial on “machine learning optimisation” in Oxford Machine Learning Summer School. Please find out more here!
  • 19-21 Feb - Rising Star in AI symposium at KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 10 Feb 2023 - Selected to speak for AAAI New Faculty Highlights Program.
  • 7 Feb 2023 - Tutorial on “Cooperative multi-agent learning” at AAAI 2023. Please find out more here.

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Email: yali.du AT kcl.ac.uk
Address: Bush House, 30 Aldwych, WC2B 4BG