The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and
Engineering I am serving as Head of The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering,
effective as of October 2011.
I am serving as Head of The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering, effective as of October 2011.
During the semester, our research group, Critical MAS, meets (usually on Wednesdays) to hear research updates and talks. Visit the Critical MAS web site to find out more (and send me email if you'd like to get our mailings).
In the fall semester, 2013-2014, I taught Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. In Spring semester 2013/2014, I am teaching Introduction to Multiagent Systems (an introductory course in that field, based on Wooldridge's textbook). I was named one of Hebrew University's outstanding teachers (based on student evaluations) for 2008/2009, 2009/2010, and for 2011/2012. I was a recipient of the 2011 Hebrew University Rector's Prize for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Active Participation in the Academic Life of the University.
I am on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), and was co-Editor-in-Chief (along with Peter Stone) of the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (JAAMAS) from January 2008 through December 2013 (I continue as a Coordinating Editor). I am a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). I am the recipient of the 2013 ACM/SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award (now ACM/SIGAI). From July 2004 through June 2007 I served as president of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), formerly known as IFMAS, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote science and technology in the areas of artificial intelligence, autonomous agents, and multiagent systems. IFAAMAS sponsors the annual International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, which will be held May 2014, in Paris, after past conferences in Bologna, Melbourne, New York, Utrecht, Hakodate, Honolulu, Estoril (Portugal), Budapest, Toronto, Taipei, Valencia, and Saint Paul, Minnesota. I was chairman of the Israeli Association for Artificial Intelligence from June 2008 to June 2010. Between October 2003 and June 2007 I was Department Chair of Computer Engineering, within the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Hebrew University; I had previously served as Department Chair of Computer Science, from February 1999 to October 2000.
jeff at cs.huji.ac.il Last modified: 6 March 2014
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