am the Rajeev Motwani Professor in the
Computer Science Department at Stanford University. I joined
the department in September 1995.
I also have a courtesy appointment in the
Department of Pathology.
I completed my PhD in 1993 at Stanford,
and was a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Science Division at UC Berkeley. Before that, I did my masters and
undergraduate degrees at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, Israel.
into the National Academy of Engineering, 2011.
Foundation Fellowship, 2004.
- Appointed Oswald G. Villard Fellow for Undergraduate Teaching, Stanford University,
- Elected Fellow of
the American Association for Artificial
Intelligence (AAAI), 2004.
- IJCAI 2001 Computers and
Thought Award. If you want to see a version of my talk (without the
animations) click here.
(I'm sorry to say that some of the slides only show up well on
advanced versions of Internet Explorer.)
Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 1999.
(I got to visit the White House when I got this award :-)
- Office of Naval Research Young
Investigator Award, 1999.
- Sloan Foundation Research
- Arthur L. Samuel
Award for best thesis in the Computer Science Department, Stanford
- University of
California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1993--1995
Graduate Fellowship, 1989-1990