Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Raj Reddy is the Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He began his academic career as an Assistant Professor at Stanford in 1966. He joined the Carnegie Mellon faculty as an Associate Professor of Computer Science in 1969, became a Full Professor in 1973, a University Professor in 1984, and was named as the Simon University Professor in 1992. He served as the founding Director of the Robotics Institute from 1979 to 1991 and held the position of Dean of School of Computer Science at CMU from 1991 to 1999.
Dr. Reddy's research interests include the study of human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence. His current research projects include spoken language systems; invisible computing, gigabit networks; universal digital libraries; and distance learning on demand.
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was president of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence from 1987 to 1989. Dr. Reddy was awarded the Legion of Honor by President Mitterand of France in 1984 and the ACM Turing Award in 1994. He is a member and co-chair of the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC).
Dr. Reddy's presentation is titled "Implications of Infinite Memory and Infinite Bandwidth."
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