From 1993 to 2000, Michael Luck was based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick. From 2000 to 2006, Luck was a professor in the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. He has led the AgentLinkEuropean Co-ordination Action for Agent-Based Computing.
Luck has undertaken research in the area of intelligent agents. He is the co-author of the books Understanding Agent Systems and Agent-Based Software Development.