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Office Location

805 Columbus Avenue
522 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC)
Boston, MA 02120

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Christopher Amato, 435 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Robotics


  • PhD, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • MS, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • BA, Tufts University


Christopher Amato is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University. He received a BA from Tufts University and an MS and a PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Before joining Northeastern, Dr. Amato was a Research Scientist at Aptima, Inc. and a Postdoc and Research Scientist at MIT as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire. He has published papers in leading artificial intelligence and robotics conferences (including winning a best paper prize at AAMAS-14 and being nominated for the best paper at RSS-15). He also successfully co-organized several tutorials on team decision making and co-authored a book on the same subject. His research focuses on decision making under uncertainty in multi-agent and multi-robot systems.