- Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Larry Birnbaum received his PhD in computer science from Yale University in 1986, and joined the Northwestern faculty in 1989.
His research in artificial intelligence and computer science has encompassed natural language processing, case-based reasoning, machine learning, human-computer interaction, educational software, and computer vision. Birnbaum has authored or coauthored more than eighty articles. He was the program cochair of the 1991 International Machine Learning Workshop and has been a member of the program committee for numerous other conferences and workshops.