Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence Faculty


Steven Abney
Division: CSE
Address: 412 Lorch
Phone: (734) 647-5588
Fax: 734-936-3406
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Degree: PhD MIT
Title: Associate Professor, Linguistics ; Associate Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Ella M. Atkins
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 3009 FXB
Phone: (734) 615-7456
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Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Professor, Aerospace Engineering; Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Task and motion planning algorithms to enable opportunistic, fault-tolerant autonomous aircraft and spacecraft flight management.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Control Systems; Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
 
 
Laura Balzano
Division: ECE
Address: 4223 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-9451
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Statistical signal processing, machine learning, and optimization theory and methods for dealing with large complex data.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Compressive Sampling and Sensing; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Signal Processing for Sensing and Sensor Networks; Random matrix theory and applications; Data Science.
 
 
Satinder Singh Baveja
Division: CSE
Address: 3749 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 936-2831
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Massachusetts
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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 & Computational Cognitive Science; Machine Learning; Multiagent and Economic Systems; Assistive Technology; Robotics; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics; Healthcare Computing.
 
 
Dmitry Berenson
Division: ECE
Address: 3217 EECS
Phone: 734-764-4377
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Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Creating the algorithms that allow robots to interact with the world and collaborate efficiently with people.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Control Systems; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Bipedal Robot Locomotion; Bio-inspired Control; Experimental Robotics; Mobile Manipulation; Human-Robot Interaction.
 
 
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Ceren Budak
Division: CSE
Address: 3336 North Quad
Phone: 734-763-2284
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, School of Information; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Michael J. Cafarella
Division: CSE
Address: 4709 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-9418
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Degree: Ph.D., University of Washington
Title: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering; Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Research Interests: Databases and web databases
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Databases and Data Mining.
 
 
Kevyn Collins-Thompson
Division: CSE
Address: 4360 North Quad
Phone: 734-615-2132
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor, School of Information; Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Jason Corso
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4238 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-8833
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Degree: Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer vision, robotics, artificial intelligence.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Computer Vision; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Robotics; Machine Learning.
 
 
Jia Deng
Division: CSE
Address: 3640 Beyster
Phone: 734-764-8517
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Degree: PhD, Computer Science, Princeton, 2012
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Computer Vision; Databases and Data Mining.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Computer Vision.
 
 
Edmund H Durfee
Division: CSE
Address: 3745 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 936-1563
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Massachusetts
Title: Co-director, Technology Increasing Knowledge: Technology Optimizing Choice (TIKTOC), U-M Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Multi-agent coordination and intelligent real-time systems
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent and Economic Systems; Constraint-based Reasoning; Assistive Technology; Robotics.
 
 
Ryan M. Eustice
Division: CSE
Address: 204 NAME Building
Phone: (734) 647-9411
Fax: (734) 936-8820
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Degree: Ph.D. MIT / WHOI Joint Program
Title: Associate Professor, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering 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: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Robotics in CSE.
 
 
Jeffrey A. Fessler
Division: ECE
Address: 4431 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-1434
Fax: (734) 763-8041
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Degree: Ph. D. Stanford
Title: William L. Root Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Biomedical Engineering; Radiology
Research Interests: Statistical signal and image processing; Tomographic imaging; Parameter estimation; Inverse problems in optical imaging including digital holography, polarimetry, and THz imaging
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Optics and Photonics; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems; Compressive Sampling and Sensing; Statistical Estimation and Learning.
 
 
John P. Hayes
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4713 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 763-0386
Fax: (734) 763-4617
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Degree: Ph.D., University of Illinois
Title: Claude E. Shannon Professor of Engineering Science; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer-aided design and testing, Computer architecture, Fault-tolerant design, VLSI circuits, Stochastic computing.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Quantum Science and Technology; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Quantum Design Automation; Digital circuits; Design Verification and Validation; Logic Synthesis; Low-Power Design; Verification, Testing, and Physical Design; Test; Quantum Information Processing; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; VLSI Design.
 
 
Alfred O. Hero
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4417 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-0564
Fax: (734) 763-8041
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Degree: Ph.D. Princeton
Title: John H. Holland Distinguished University Professor of EECS; R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering; Professor of EECS and Professor (courtesy) of Biomedical Engineering; Statistics; Co-Director, Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS)
Research Interests: Statistical signal and image processing.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Signal Processing for Sensing and Sensor Networks; Data Science.
 
 
Chad Jenkins
Division: CSE
Address: 3644 Beyster
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Human-robot interaction, including exploration of methods that enable robots to learn human skills.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Computer Vision; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Robotics; Computer Vision; Mobile Manipulation; Human-Robot Interaction.
 
 
Matthew Johnson-Roberson
Division: CSE
Address: 204 NAME
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Degree: PhD, University of Sydney, 2010
Title: Assistant Professor, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Robotics, Robotic Perception, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Visualization
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics in CSE.
 
 
David E. Kieras
Division: CSE
Address: 3641 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 763-6739
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, Psychology Department
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, User interface design, Human cognition and performance, Natural language processing
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction.
Areas of Specialty: Cognitive Architectures & Computational Cognitive Science; Cognitive Principles and Models in User Interface Design.
 
 
Danai Koutra
Division: CSE
Address: 3633 Beyster
Phone: 734-764-4237
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Data mining, graph summarization and visualization, and applied machine learning.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Databases and Data Mining.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning.
 
 
Benjamin Kuipers
Division: CSE
Address: 3741 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 647-6887
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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Degree: PhD., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: The representation of commonsense and expert knowledge, with particular emphasis on the effective use of incomplete knowledge.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Computer Vision.
 
 
John E. Laird
Division: CSE
Address: 3753 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 647-1761
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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Degree: Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Title: John L. Tishman Professor of Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Architectures, Machine Learning, and Computer Games.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Cognitive Architectures & Computational Cognitive Science; Machine Learning; Robotics.
 
 
Walter Lasecki
Division: CSE
Address: 2636 Beyster
Phone: 734-764-4259
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor, School of Information
Research Interests: Combining human and machine computation to create intelligent systems that can solve problems ranging from accessibility needs for uses with disabilities to rapid analysis of large data sets.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction.
Areas of Specialty: Assistive Technology; Collaborative and Social Computing; Human Computation and Crowdsourcing; Crowdsourcing and Human Computation.
 
 
Honglak Lee
Division: CSE
Address: 3773 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-3726
Email:
Degree: PhD Stanford University
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Computer Vision; Databases and Data Mining.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Healthcare Computing; Computer Vision.
 
 
Jason Mars
Division: CSE
Address: 4705 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-3229
Email:
Degree: PhD, University of Virginia, 2012
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Cross-layer systems architectures for emerging applications, datacenter and warehouse-scale computer architecture, and hardware / software co-design.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Languages, Compilers, and Runtime Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Networking, Operating Systems, and Distributed Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Improving Efficiency in Warehouse Scale Computers.
 
 
Qiaozhu Mei
Division: CSE
Address: 303D West Hall
Phone: (734) 763-0076
Email:
Degree: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaigne
Title: Associate Professor, School of Information; Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: information retrieval, text mining, social network analysis, and biomedical informatics
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Databases and Data Mining.
 
 
Rada Mihalcea
Division: CSE
Address: 3769 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-647-4088
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Degree: PhD CSE, SMU, 2001; PhD Linguistics, Oxford, 2010
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Natural language processing, computational social sciences, multimodal tracking and understanding of human behavior.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval; Healthcare Computing.
 
 
Emily Mower Provost
Division: CSE
Address: 3620 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-647-1802
Email:
Degree: PhD University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Audio-visual modeling of human behavior focusing on emotion. Focus on assistive speech-based technologies.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Assistive Technology; Healthcare Computing; Computational Modeling of Human Emotion; Auditory Signal Processing and Engineering.
 
 
Barzan Mozafari
Division: CSE
Address: 4769 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 763-3669
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Degree: PhD, UCLA
Title: Morris Wellman Faculty Development Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Large-scale data-intensive systems, database-as-a-service clouds, distributed systems, and crowdsourcing.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Databases and Data Mining; Networking, Operating Systems, and Distributed Systems; Embedded and Mobile Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Statistical Estimation and Learning; Machine Learning; Data Science; Human Computation and Crowdsourcing; Crowdsourcing and Human Computation; Mobile and Cloud Computing; Storage Systems; Compilers/OS - Synergy with Architectures.
 
 
Kayvan Najarian
Division: CSE
Address: NCRC B10-A111
Phone: 734/763-9388
Phone #2: 734/763-3924
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Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics; Associate Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Mark W Newman
Division: CSE
Address: 4380 North Quad
Phone: 764-0020
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor, School of Information; Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Human-Computer Interaction.
 
 
Long Nguyen
Division: CSE
Address: 456 West Hall
Email:
Degree: PhD 2007, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor, Statistics; Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Data Science.
 
 
Edwin Olson
Division: CSE
Address: 3737 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 647-1049
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email:
Degree: PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Finding ways for robots to sense and understand their environment while coping with uncertainty and ambiguity, multi-autonomous systems.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Computer Vision; Robotics in CSE.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Computer Vision.
 
 
Dragomir Radev
Division: CSE
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Columbia University
Title: Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Adjunct Professor, School of Information
Research Interests: Natural language processing, text and data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning, information retrieval
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval.
 
 
Daniel Romero
Division: CSE
Address: 4432 North Quad
Phone: NA
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, School of Information; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Karem A. Sakallah
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4603 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 936-1350
Fax: (734) 763-4617
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Carnegie-Mellon
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer-aided design of electronic systems, Boolean satisfiability, discrete optimization, and hardware and software verification.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Secure, Trustworthy, and Reliable Systems; Languages, Compilers, and Runtime Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Design Verification and Validation; Logic Synthesis; Verification, Testing, and Physical Design; Electronic Design Automation.
 
 
Grant Schoenebeck
Division: CSE
Address: 3636 Beyster Bldg
Phone: 734/647-4712
Email:
Degree: PhD 2010, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Theoretical computer science, linear and semidefinite programs, intersection of computer science and social networks, intersection of computer science and economics, NP-complete optimization problems, and computational complexity theory
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent and Economic Systems; Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Complexity Theory; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics.
 
 
Clayton D Scott
Division: ECE
Address: 4433 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-3656
Fax: 734 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Rice University
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Associate Professor (courtesy), Statistics
Research Interests: Machine learning theory, methods, and applications.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Data Science.
 
 
Arunesh Sinha
Division: CSE
Address: 2709 Beyster
Phone: 734-647-7127
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Lingjia Tang
Division: CSE
Address: 4609 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-2548
Email:
Degree: PhD, Computer Science, Univ. Virginia, 2012
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer architecture and compiler and runtime systems, especially such systems for large scale data centers.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Languages, Compilers, and Runtime Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Networking, Operating Systems, and Distributed Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Improving Efficiency in Warehouse Scale Computers.
 
 
Ambuj Tewari
Division: CSE
Address: 454 West Hall
Phone: 734-615-0928
Email:
Degree: PhD 2007, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, Statistics; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Michael Wellman
Division: CSE
Address: 3757 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-6894
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering; Lynn A. Conway Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Electronic Commerce
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent and Economic Systems.
 
 
Jenna Wiens
Division: CSE
Address: 3777 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-647-4832
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Healthcare
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Healthcare Computing.