CMU prof elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Picture Perfect Renovated Sewickley Village Colonial The Carnegie Mellon University professor who founded the world’s first Machine Learning Department 10 years ago has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, CMU announced on Thursday. Tom Mitchell is the Fredkin University Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at CMU and is a former president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. Mitchell will be inducted into the AAAS on Oct. 8 in Cambridge, Mass., along with other members of the class including Temple Grandin, autism spokesperson, and Walter Isaacson, former Time managing editor and Steve Jobs biographer. Mitchell joins nine past and present CMU School of Computer Science faculty members as AAAS members. AAAS, founded in 1780, is one of the country’s oldest learned societies…


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