Dr. Edward Hughes is a Staff Research Engineer at DeepMind. His research pioneers the field of Cooperative AI, algorithms that work in partnership with each other and humans. His work lies at a crossroads linking multi-agent reinforcement learning with cognitive psychology and economics. Edward received his PhD in Theoretical Physics from Queen Mary University of London on applications of string theory to particle scattering. Outside academia, Edward conducts the Godwine Choir, with whom he has recorded on the EM Records label and toured internationally.