Ted Scully joined 4C on the 1st of October 2007. He is currently involved in the Centre for Telecommunications Value-Chain Research (CTVR) project. His research interests are in the area of Multi-Agent Systems, Cooperation and Local Search Optimisation. Ted previously worked at the National University of Ireland, where he acted as Principal Investigator for a research project that investigated optimisation in logistical routing. His Ph.D. explored the area of coalition formation in competitive multi-agent environments.