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Milind Tambe


Milind Tambe is Principal Scientist and Director of "AI for Social Good" at Google Research; concurrently, he is also Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Director of Center for Research in Computation and Society at Harvard University. Dr. Tambe's research focuses on advancing AI and multiagent systems research for social impact. He is recipient of the IJCAI (International Joint Conference on AI) John McCarthy Award, ACM/SIGAI Autonomous Agents Research Award from AAMAS (Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems Conference), AAAI (Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence) Robert S Engelmore Memorial Lecture award, INFORMS Wagner prize, the Rist Prize of the Military Operations Research Society, the Columbus Fellowship Foundation Homeland security award; he is a fellow of AAAI and ACM. He has also received meritorious Team Commendation from the US Coast Guard and LA Airport Police, and Certificate of Appreciation from US Federal Air Marshals Service for pioneering real-world deployments of security games. Prof. Tambe has contributed several foundational papers in AI, in particular in multiagent systems, for which he has received or been nominated for best paper awards over 25 times at conferences such as AAAI, AAMAS, IJCAI, and others. Prof. Tambe received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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