Brachman to lead Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

Brachman Cornell Tech announced May 25 that Ron Brachman, a computer scientist and internationally recognized authority on artificial intelligence, will join the campus as the new director of the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute. He will start his new position July 1. The Jacobs Institute, an academic partnership between Cornell University and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology at Cornell Tech, emphasizes moving beyond traditional structures of academia to offer a global perspective on research, education, technology transfer, commercialization and entrepreneurship. As director, Brachman will lead the Jacobs Institute’s strategic vision as it continues to grow its nontraditional, multidisciplinary, cutting-edge faculty research, degree programs and the Runway startup postdoctoral program. Brachman will become a member of Cornell Tech’s computer science faculty and will succeed Adam Shwartz, who returns…


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