Research

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Satinder S. Baveja, Director
3749 Beyster Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
PH: 734-936-2831
baveja@eecs.umich.edu


Kimberly Mann
Research Proc. Coordinator
3820 Beyster Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
PH: 734-763-6985
Fax: 734-763-1260
kimrmann@umich.edu

Faculty

Jacob Abernethy
Email: jabernet@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 2011
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: Jake's research draws from the field of Machine Learning (ML), but he has devoted much attention to a range of areas, including game theory, decision theory, optimization, market mechanism design, and financial applications. He is particularly interested in how algorithms utilized in ML, such as those for discovering patterns in data, are strongly related to methods used in large-scale optimization, as well as strategies for hedging financial derivatives and setting prices in securities markets.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Electronic Commerce; Design and Analysis of Algorithms.
 
Steven Abney
Fax: 734-936-3406
Email: abney@umich.edu
Degree: PhD MIT
Title: Assoc. Professor, EECS; Assoc. Professor, Information; Assoc. Professor, Linguistics;
Research Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning
 
Ella M. Atkins
Email: ematkins@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Associate Professor; Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering;
Research Interests: Ella Atkins' research integrates task and motion planning algorithms to enable opportunistic, fault-tolerant autonomous aircraft and spacecraft flight management. Projects include damage-adaptive flight management, coordination strategies for VTOL/STOL air traffic, and spacecraft burn planning to maximize science return. Hardware platforms for research and teaching include avionics-equipped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), an autonomous planetary surface rover, and TableSat, a tabletop satellite simulator.
 
Satinder Singh Baveja
Email: baveja@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. University of Massachusetts
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Reinforcement Learning, Machine Learning, Computational Game Theory, Adaptive Human Computer Interaction
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Cognitive Architectures; Multiagent Systems; Machine Learning; Electronic Commerce; Assistive Technology; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics; Healthcare Computing.
 
Kevyn Collins-Thompson
Email: kevynct@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor , School of Information; Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering;
 
Lynn Conway
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: conway@umich.edu
Degree: M.S. Columbia
Title: Professor Emerita;
Research Interests: Tele-autonomous systems, Collaboration technology and media integration, Artificial intelligence, Computer systems & hardware, VLSI program.
 
Jason Corso
Email: jjcorso@eecs.umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Computer vision, robot perception, data science and medical imaging.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal and Image Processing; Robotics and Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Computer Vision.
 
Jia Deng
Email: jiadeng@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, Computer Science, Princeton, 2012
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: Image and video understanding, big visual data, large-scale machine learning, human computation.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Computer Vision; Computer Vision.
 
Edmund H Durfee
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: durfee@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Massachusetts
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Multi-agent coordination and intelligent real-time systems
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent Systems; Electronic Commerce; Constraint-based Reasoning; Assistive Technology; Robotics.
 
Ryan M. Eustice
Fax: (734) 936-8820
Email: eustice@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. MIT / WHOI Joint Program
Title: Associate Professor Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Associate Professor of Elec. Eng. and Computer Science;
Research Interests: Theoretical and experimental research in probabilistic robotics for large-scale mapping and navigation. Specific topics include vision-based simultaneous localization and mapping, underwater computer vision and image processing, data fusion, underwater vehicle navigation, and autonomous vehicles.
Research Areas: Robotics and Computer Vision.
 
Keki B. Irani
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: irani@umich.edu
Title: Professor Emeritus;
Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, Distributed systems, Computer CAD for VLSI systems, Parallel architecture, Neural networks, VLSI testing and CAD, Fault-tolerant design
 
Matthew Johnson-Roberson
Email: mattjr@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, University of Sydney, 2010
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering;
 
David E. Kieras
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: kieras@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: EECS Professor; Professor, Psychology Department;
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, User interface design, Human cognition and performance, Natural language processing
Research Areas: Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Cognitive Principles and Models in User Interface Design.
 
Benjamin Kuipers
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: kuipers@umich.edu
Degree: PhD., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Computer Vision; Computer Vision.
 
John E. Laird
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: laird@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Title: John L. Tishman Professor of Engineering;
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Architectures, Machine Learning, and Computer Games.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Cognitive Architectures; Machine Learning; Robotics.
 
Honglak Lee
Email: honglak@umich.edu
Degree: PhD Stanford University
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Audio Recognition, Text Processing, Robotic Perception, Cognitive Architectures, Data Mining
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal and Image Processing; Robotics and Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Computer Vision; Healthcare Computing; Computer Vision.
 
Qiaozhu Mei
Email: qmei@umich.edu
Degree: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaigne
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor, School of Information;
Research Interests: information retrieval, text mining, social network analysis, and biomedical informatics
 
Rada Mihalcea
Email: mihalcea@umich.edu
Degree: PhD CSE, SMU, 2001; PhD Linguistics, Oxford, 2010
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Computational linguistics, with a focus on lexical semantics, graph-based algorithms for natural language processing, and multilingual natural language processing. She is currently involved in a number of research projects, including modeling of word meaning, monolingual and crosslingual semantic similarity, subjectivity, sentiment, and emotion analysis, multimodal affect analysis, text summarization, and computational humor.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval.
 
Kayvan Najarian
Email: kayvan@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics; Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering;
 
Mark W Newman
Email: mwnewman@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: EECS Professor;
 
Long Nguyen
Email: xuanlong@umich.edu
Degree: PhD 2007, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, EECS; Assistant Professor, Statistics;
 
Maura Sile O'Modhrain
Email: sileo@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering; Associate Professor of Music, Theatre & Dance;
 
Edwin Olson
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: ebolson@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Prof. Edwin Olson's interests focus on finding ways for robots to sense and understand their environment while coping with uncertainty and ambiguity. The perception problem is central to a variety of practical applications, from indoor robots that can lead tours or deliver mail to autonomous cars that can navigate urban environments. His work includes both fundamental algorithm research (optimization, state estimation, classification) and system building.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Computer Vision; Computer Vision.
 
Martha Pollack
Email: pollackm@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Title: Martha E. Pollack, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Professor of School of Information;
Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, planning and execution, agent-based systems, computational models of rationality
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Constraint-based Reasoning; Assistive Technology.
 
Dragomir Radev
Fax: (734) 764-2475
Email: radev@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Columbia University
Title: EECS Professor; Professor, School of Information;
Research Interests: Information retrieval, natural language processing, digital libraries, text and data mining, artificial intelligence
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Bioinformatics; Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval.
 
Katharina Reinecke
Email: reinecke@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, Univ of Zurich, Switzerland, 2010
Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering; Assistant Professor, School of Information;
 
Bill Rounds
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: rounds@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Stanford University
Title: Professor Emeritus;
 
Clayton D Scott
Fax: 734 763-8041
Email: clayscot@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Rice University
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Machine learning theory, methods, and applications.
Research Areas: Signal and Image Processing.
Areas of Specialty: Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Machine Learning.
 
Zeeshan H. Syed
Fax: 734-763-1260
Email: zhs@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Application of machine learning and signal processing to problems in clinical medicine and developing world healthcare. Specific areas include computational biomarkers to predict cardiovascular and neurological disorders; treatment planning for cancer and surgery; low-cost software-based surrogates for expensive diagnostic hardware; sustainable information and communication technologies for global health education and disease prevention.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval; Computational Healthcare; Healthcare Computing.
 
Ambuj Tewari
Email: tewaria@umich.edu
Degree: PhD 2007, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, EECS; Assistant Professor, Statistics;
 
Richmond H. Thomason
Email: rich@thomason.org
Degree: Ph.D. Yale
Title: EECS Professor; Professor, Linguistics; Professor, Philosophy;
Research Interests: Logic in Artifical Intelligence, Computational LInguistics, especially Natural Language Generation
 
Michael Wellman
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email: wellman@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Electronic Commerce
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent Systems; Electronic Commerce; Constraint-based Reasoning; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics.
 
Jenna Wiens
Email: wiensj@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Healthcare
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Computational Healthcare; Healthcare Computing.