Professor of computer science at UW
Pedro Domingos is a leading AI researcher and the author of "The Master Algorithm", the worldwide bestseller on machine learning. He is a professor of computer science at the University of Washington and was the founding director of the D. E. Shaw machine learning lab. He has received the IJCAI John McCarthy Award and the SIGKDD Innovation Award, two of the highest honors in AI and data science, and is a Fellow of AAAS and AAAI. He helped start the fields of statistical relational AI, data stream mining, adversarial learning, machine learning for information integration, and influence maximization in social networks. His research group was one of the earliest in deep learning. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, Wired, and others.