Michael Kearns Named Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Michael KearnsMichael Kearns, National Center Professor of Management & Technology in the Department of Computer and Information Science, has been named Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for "contributions to machine learning, artificial intelligence, and algorithmic game theory and computational social sciences."

ACM recognizes members as Fellows for contributions to computing that are fundamentally advancing technology in healthcare, cybersecurity, science, communications, entertainment, business, and education.  The 2014 ACM Fellows hail from some of the world’s leading universities, corporations, and research labs, have achieved advances in computing research and development that are driving innovation and sustaining economic development around the world.

ACM is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society and delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.

Kearns' research focuses on machine learning, probabilistic artificial intelligence, algorithmic game theory, and computational finance. While the majority of his work is mathematical in nature, he has also participated in a variety of systems and experimental work, including spoken dialogue systems, software agents, and most recently, human-subject experiments in strategic and economic interaction.

To read more about Kearns and his research, please visit his personal homepage.