Prof. Marian Petre      Tel:    +44 (0) 1908 65 33 73      Email:                          



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Dr. Marian Petre is a Professor of Computing and Director of the Centre for Research in Computing (CRC) at the Open University.  She is a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder.  Previously, she was an Advanced Research Fellow of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) researching 'expert behaviour and reasoning in the design of complex systems'.  She has been a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College, and she is an Associate Editor of Expert Systems.

Kids and Robots


 King of Turtles
World Champion, Robot Dance
RoboCup Jr., Seattle, US, 2001
Max and Grace Petre Eastty

Sea Dragon
World 3rd Place, Robot Dance
RoboCup Jr., Padova, Italy, 2003
Max and Grace Petre Eastty

Open Universtity Robotics Outreach Group
Robofesta UK   
RoboCup Jr.