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Congratulations to Gerdus Benade for accepting a faculty position at Boston University! He will join the Questrom School of Business at BU as Assistant Professor of Information Systems in fall 2019. Gerdus has been a PhD student in operations research since 2014. His thesis committee is co-chaired by John Hooker and myself.

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March 7th, 2019

Gerdus Benade to join Boston University

Congratulations to Gerdus Benade for accepting a faculty position at Boston University! He will join the Questrom School of Business at […]

January 7th, 2019

Bloomberg Opinion

My piece about the “tragedy of the commons” playing out in AI research appeared today in Bloomberg Opinion. The plan […]

October 31st, 2018

Nika Haghtalab wins the SCS Distinguished Dissertation Award

My former PhD student Nika Haghtalab (co-advised with Avrim Blum) won the SCS Distinguished Dissertation Award, given annually for the […]

August 27th, 2018

AAAI Council

I was elected to a 3-year term on the Executive Council of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence […]

June 14th, 2018

Nika Haghtalab to join Cornell University

Congratulations to Nika Haghtalab for accepting a faculty position at Cornell University! She will join Cornell as Assistant Professor of […]

June 13th, 2018

ICAPS-18 best paper

Our paper “The Provable Virtue of Laziness in Motion Planning” has been selected to receive the best paper award at […]

April 5th, 2018

Guggenheim Fellowship

I am honored to have been named a Guggenheim fellow, together with 172 other scholars, artists, and scientists.

February 16th, 2018

Op-ed in the Washington Post

An op-ed that I wrote with Wes Pegden was published by the Washington Post. We discuss our cake-cutting-inspired redistricting protocol, […]

November 3rd, 2017

Recent press: solution for gerrymandering

In a new paper with Wes Pegden and Dingli Yu, we propose a political redistricting protocol with provable guarantees. This […]

October 19th, 2017

Recent press: ethical decision making

Our new paper, A Voting-Based System for Ethical Decision Making, is the topic of a nice story by Jon Christian […]