Peter Cheng Short Biography

Professor of Cognitive Science

Representational Systems Lab, Creative Technology Group, Department of Informatics, University of Sussex


1988-90 PhD in Artificial Intelligence. Thesis title: Modelling Scientific Discovery

    Open University, Department of Psychology, Human Cognition Research Laboratory.

1986-88 MA Philosophy. University of Warwick.

1983-86 BSc(Eng) Mechanical Engineering, University College London.  1st Class Honours.


2003   Professor of Cognitive Science, Department of Informatics, University of Sussex.

1999-2003 ESRC Centre for Research in Development, Instruction and Training.

    Deputy Director CREDIT, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham.
    1999-2003. Senior Research Fellow/Reader
    1992-1999. Research Fellow.

1990-92 SERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow.  

Collaboration with Prof. Herbert A. Simon on computational scientific discovery.
Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.


Peter Cheng    12/03/16