Gerardo Simari, (PhD '10) named in "AI's 10 to Watch" list for 2016

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Gerardo I. Simari (PhD ’10) is one of ten young scientists researching in  the area of Artificial Intelligence who have been named to IEEE Intelligent Systems'  “AI’s 10 to Watch” list for 2016.  All nominees for this award have earned their PhDs within the last five years. According to IEEE, this recognition identifies and celebrates contributions that those on the list have already made to the field of Artificial Intelligence so early in their careers.

Simari credits his work with his advisor in the Department of Computer Science, V.S. Subrahmanian (Professor and Director of the Lab for Computational and Cultural Dynamics), for giving him the time and opportunity to develop his interests in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.

Simari is currently an assistant professor at Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahia Blanca and he is a researcher at CONICET, Argentina.  After earning his PhD in Computer Science at UMD, Simari went on to Somerville College, Oxford as a Fulford Junior Research Fellow. He has been awarded honorable mention for the IJAR Young Research Award for 2011 and Best Student Paper at ICPL 2009.

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