Professor Kristen Grauman
Professor Kristen Grauman is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at UT. She received her Ph.D. and S.M. in computer science from MIT and her B.A. in computer science from Boston College. Grauman’s group works primarily in AI vision and machine learning. They focus on visual recognition and image and video retrieval in an attempt to create programs that can detect objects, activities, or scenes, and rapidly identify the most relevant content in a large group of information.
Professor Scott Aaronson
Professor Scott Aaronson is the David J. Bruton Centennial Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UT and the director of its Quantum Information Center. He previously taught Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT for nine years. His research centers around theoretical computer science and more specifically the capabilities and limits of quantum computers, and computational complexity theory more generally.
Professor Peter Stone
Professor Peter Stone is the David Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the Department of Computer Science UT. He is the founder and director of the Learning Agents Research Group within the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and chair of the University’s Robotics Portfolio Program. He is the COO and co-founder Cogitai, Inc. His main research interest in AI is understanding how to best create intelligent agents. Therefore, his research focuses on machine learning, multiagent systems, and robotics. Additionally, his team won first place at the RoboCup 2016 competition in the 3D simulations league and second in the Standard Platform league for their soccer playing robots.
Professor Lili Qiu
Professor Lili Qiu is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at UT and a member of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group, an inter-college group also at UT. She received her Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell University. Her research centers around wireless network management and content distribution in mobile networks and she has previously worked on a variety of different topics involving networks and the Internet.