Spring 2009 in Toronto
Back Row: Arnold Binas, Christian Fritz, Jorge Baier, Eric Hsu
Front Row: Shirin Sohrabi, Christian Muise, Letao Wang, Sheila McIlraith
Current Students and Postdocs
Previous University of Toronto Students and Postdocs (incomplete)
- Pashootan Vaezipoor (with Fahiem Bacchus)
- Andrew Wang (undergrad 2022-2023)
- Lev McKinney (undergrad 2021-2023)
- Maayan Shvo
- Alberto Camacho (PhD student, Graduated 2022, Google-X)
- Leon Illanes (PhD student, Graduated 2022, Microsoft)
- Rodrigo Toro Icarte (PhD student, Graduate 2022, Asst. Professor, Catholic University, Santiago, Chile)
- Mathieu Tuli (with Scott Sanner) (MSc student, LG Research)
- Artem Bolshakov (with Jakob Foerster)
- Eldan Cohen (postdoc 2021)
- Roy Luo (MSc student 2013 - 2016, jointly with Chris Beck)
- Brent Mombourquette (MSc student 2013-2016)
- Rick Valenzano (Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2017)
- Vaishak Belle (Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2013, jointly with Hector Levesque, faculty University of Edinburgh)
- Akshay Ganeshen (Research Associate since summer 2013)
- Christian Muise (PhD student, Graduated 2013, on faculty Queen's University, Postdoc MIT, previously U. Melbourne)
- Torsten Hahmann(Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013, faculty position Maine)
- Marina Gueroussova (MSc student on leave, former undergraduate researcher)
- Farah Juma (MSc student, Graduated 2012, Red Hat)
- Daniel Kats (Undergraduate researcher, Summer/Fall 2013)
- Nathan Robinson (Postdoctoral Fellow 2011-2013)
- Shirin Sohrabi Araghi (PhD student, Graduated 2012, IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre)
- Sammy Davis-Mendelow(MSc student, Graduated 2012, Trapeze)
- Eric Hsu (PhD student, Graduated 2010, Silicon Valley start up)
- Jorge Baier (PhD student, Graduated 2009, on faculty Catholic University, Santiago, Chile)
- Letao Wang (MSc student, Graduated 2009, Microsoft)
- Christian Fritz (PhD student, Graduated 2009, PARC following postdoc at USC)
- Arnold Binas (MSc student, graduated January 2007, Google)
Meghyn Bienvenu (undergrad researcher, Phd Toulouse 2009, CNRS researcher Paris)
- Natasha Prokoshyna (undergrad researcher, now working in the private sector)
Select Student Honours*
2016 Christian Muise --
2016 Best Doctoral Dissertation Award.
International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2016).
2012 Christian Muise -- Winner
2012 Google Places Developer API Challenge;
2011 Jorge Baier --
2011 Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention.
International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2011).
2011 Christian Muise -- Top Team
Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) (18 teams world-wide, Muise was Team Lead)
2011 Sammy Davis-Mendelow --
Julie Payette NSERC Graduate Research Scholarship.
2010 Shirin Sohrabi -- 2010 Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award.
Ninth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2010)
2010 Farah Juma -- Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship. (First woman in Canada to win this prestigious award.)
2010 Christian Fritz --
2010 Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention.
International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2010).
2007 Christian Fritz -- 2007 Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award.
International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2007).
2006 Jorge Baier -- Distinguished Performance in Satisficing Planning
(Qualitative Preferences Track). 2006 International Planning Competition
(with F. Bacchus and S. McIlraith)
* Students have received a number of other prestigious honours and scholarships not listed here.
Previous Student Collaborators/Supervisees
- Eyal Amir
- Ron Fadel
- Dan Mandell
- Bill McCartney
- Hongcheng Mi
- Scott Sanner
- Honglei Zeng