Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence Faculty



Jacob Abernethy
Division: CSE
Address: 3765 Beyster
Phone: 734-763-1560
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Degree: PhD, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 2011
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Machine learning, 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; Multiagent and Economic Systems; Design and Analysis of Algorithms.
 
 
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.
Areas of Specialty: Robotics; Mobile Manipulation; Human-Robot Interaction.
 
 
Jason Corso
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4227 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; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Computer Vision; Data Science.
 
 
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.
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.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent and Economic Systems; Constraint-based Reasoning; Assistive Technology; Robotics.
 
 
Chad Jenkins
Division: CSE
Address: 3644 Beyster
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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; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Robotics; Computer Vision; Mobile Manipulation; Human-Robot Interaction.
 
 
Danai Koutra
Division: CSE
Address: 3633 Beyster
Phone: 734-764-4237
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Data mining, graph summarization and visualization, and applied machine learning.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Software Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Data Mining.
 
 
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.
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.
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 & Computer Science
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; Interactive Systems; Software Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Assistive Technology; Collaborative and Social Computing; Human Computation and Crowdsourcing.
 
 
Honglak Lee
Division: CSE
Address: 3773 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-3726
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Degree: PhD Stanford University
Title: Morris Wellman Faculty Development Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Statistical Estimation and Learning; Healthcare Computing.
 
 
Jason Mars
Division: CSE
Address: 4705 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-3229
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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; Computer Architecture; Software Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Data Center Architecture; Improving Efficiency in Warehouse Scale Computers.
 
 
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; Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval.
 
 
Emily Mower Provost
Division: CSE
Address: 3620 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-647-1802
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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; Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Assistive Technology; Computational Modeling of Human Emotion.
 
 
Edwin Olson
Division: CSE
Address: 3737 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 647-1049
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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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; Robotics; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Robotics; Computer Vision.
 
 
Martha Pollack
Division: CSE
Address: 3052 Fleming Administration Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-1282
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Title: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, 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
Division: CSE
Address: 3917 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734)647-1160
Fax: (734) 764-2475
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Degree: Ph.D. Columbia University
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; 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: Bioinformatics; Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval.
 
 
Karem A. Sakallah
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4603 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 936-1350
Fax: (734) 763-4617
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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; Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Electronic Design Automation; Logic Synthesis; Design Verification and Validation; Verification, Testing and Physical Design.
 
 
Grant Schoenebeck
Division: CSE
Address: 3636 Beyster Bldg
Phone: 734/647-4712
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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: Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Complexity Theory; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics.
 
 
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Arunesh Sinha
Division: CSE
Address: 2709 Beyster
Phone: 734-647-7127
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Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Zeeshan H. Syed
Division: CSE
Address: 3709 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: NA
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Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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; Healthcare Computing.
 
 
Lingjia Tang
Division: CSE
Address: 4609 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-2548
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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; Computer Architecture; Software Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Data Center Architecture; Improving Efficiency in Warehouse Scale Computers.
 
 
Michael Wellman
Division: CSE
Address: 3757 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-6894
Fax: (734) 763-1260
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Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: 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; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Multiagent and Economic Systems; Constraint-based Reasoning; The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics.
 
 
Jenna Wiens
Division: CSE
Address: 3777 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: 734-647-4832
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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.