|Born||April 17, 1974|
|Fields||Robotics, Artificial Intelligence|
University of Vermont
|Alma mater||McMaster University
University of Sussex
University of Zurich
|Doctoral advisor||Rolf Pfeifer|
Josh Bongard is a professor at the University of Vermont and a 2010 PECASE awardee. He received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from McMaster University, Canada, his master's degree from the University of Sussex, UK, and his PhD from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He served as a postdoctoral associate under Hod Lipson in the Computational Synthesis Laboratory at Cornell University from 2003 to 2006.
He is the co-author of the popular science book entitled "How the Body Shapes the Way We Think: A New View of Intelligence", MIT Press, November 2006. (With Rolf Pfeifer) ISBN 0-262-16239-3. He is also the co-author of "Designing Intelligence: Why Brains Aren't Enough" (with Rolf Pfeifer and Don Berry) ISBN 978-3-640-81221-9.
Bongard J. and Lipson H.(2007) Automated reverse engineering of nonlinear dynamical systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(24): 9943-9948.
Bongard, J., Zykov, V., Lipson, H. (2006) Resilient machines through continuous self-modeling. Science, 314: 1118-1121.
Bongard J. and Lipson H. (2005) Active Coevolutionary Learning of Deterministic Finite Automata, Journal of Machine Learning Research, 6(Oct): 1651-1678.
Bongard J. and Lipson H. (2005) Nonlinear system identification using coevolution of models and tests, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 9(4): 361-384.
Pfeifer, R., F. Iida and J. Bongard (2005) New Robotics: Design Principles for Intelligent Systems, Artificial Life, Special Issue on New Robotics, Evolution and Embodied Cognition, 11(1-2): 99-120.