Technical Fellow & Director
- Microsoft Research
Other Affiliations : Stanford University - PhD '93 , Stanford University - MD '93
Eric Horvitz is technical fellow and director of Microsoft Research Labs. He pursues research on principles and applications of AI, including efforts in learning, inference, planning, and human-AI collaboration. His efforts and collaborations have led to fielded AI technologies in health care, transportation, e-commerce, productivity applications, and computing systems. His received the AAAI-ACM Allen Newell Award and the AAAI Feigenbaum Prize for contributions in AI. He has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the Association for the Advancement of AI (AAAI), the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He chairs Microsoft’s Aether board, Microsoft’s committee focused on the responsible fielding of AI. He earned his PhD and MD degrees at Stanford University.