Eyal Amir -- Short Biographical Information

Eyal Amir is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His research focuses on AI, specifically reasoning, learning, and decision making with logical and probabilistic knowledge, dynamic systems, and commonsense reasoning. Before joining UIUC in 2004 he was a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley, received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in mathematics and computer science from Bar-Ilan University, Israel in 1992 and 1994, respectively. Eyal is a recepient of a number of awards for his academic research. Among those, he was chosen by IEEE as one of the "10 to watch in AI" (2006), and awarded the Arthur L. Samuel award for best Computer Science Ph.D. thesis (2001-2002) at Stanford University.
Eyal Amir
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