Carlos Ernesto Guestrin

Educator, Author


Who is Carlos Ernesto Guestrin?

Carlos Guestrin is the Amazon Professor of Machine Learning in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He is also the co-founder of GGideaLab, a start up focused on monetizing social networks. Previously, he was a senior researcher at the Intel Research Lab in Berkeley. Carlos received his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and a Mechatronics Engineer degree from the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1998. Carlos' work received awards at a number of conferences and a journal: KDD 2007 and 2010, IPSN 2005 and 2006, VLDB 2004, NIPS 2003 and 2007, UAI 2005, ICML 2005, AISTATS 2010, JAIR in 2007, and JWRPM in 2009. He is also a recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Award, NSF Career Award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, IBM Faculty Fellowship, the Siebel Scholarship and the Stanford Centennial Teaching Assistant Award. Carlos was named one of the 2008 `Brilliant 10' by Popular Science Magazine, received the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). He is a former member of the Information Sciences and Technology (ISAT) advisory group for DARPA.

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  • PhD, Stanford University
    Computer Science
    ( - 2003)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University
    Computer Science
    ( - 2000)
  • Mechatronics Engineer degree, Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo
    ( - 1998)

on July 23, 2013


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