Jingrui He, associate professor and MSIM program director, has been named a Senior Member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), a nonprofit scientific society devoted to "advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines." The Senior Member status is bestowed upon AAAI members who have achieved significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence. He was one of fourteen members from the U.S. and abroad who were selected for this honor. She will be recognized at the 37th Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-23), which will be held on February 7-14 in Washington, DC.
He's general research theme is to design, build, and test a suite of automated and semi-automated methods to explore, understand, characterize, and predict real-world data by means of statistical machine learning. In addition to AAAI, He is a Senior Member of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Her other honors include an NSF CAREER Award, IJCAI Early Career Spotlight, and three IBM faculty awards.
He is the author of Analysis of Rare Categories (Springer, 2012) and Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective (CRC Press, 2020). She earned her PhD and MS in machine learning from Carnegie Mellon University and MEng and BEng in automation from Tsinghua University.