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Eric Horvitz, PhD, MD, is a computer scientist and a leading researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) and issues at the intersection of technology, people, and society – including the technical and societal challenges and opportunities presented by AI’s uses.
- Served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Intelligence (AAAI) and on advisory committees for the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, DARPA, Office of Naval Research, and Allen Institute for AI.
- Awarded the Feigenbaum Prize and the Allen Newell Award for advances in AI.
- Influential contributions and leadership with fielding frontier technologies in biomedicine, transportation, aerospace, and computing systems and services.
- Member of U.S. National Academy Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American College of Medical Informatics, and American Philosophical Society.