Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department of Computer Science


Henry Kautz

Henry Kautz

Professor of Computer Science
Affiliate Professor, University of Washington

Institute for Data Science

Office: 709 CSB
Phone: (585) 275-5671
Fax: (585) 273-4556
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PhD, University of Rochester

Henry Kautz is Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester. He performs research in knowledge representation, machine learning, pervasive computing, and assistive technology. His academic degrees include an A.B. in mathematics from Cornell University, an M.A. in Creative Writing from the Johns Hopkins University, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Rochester. He was a researcher and department head at Bell Labs and AT&T Laboratories until becoming a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Washington in 2000. He joined University of Rochester in 2006. He was President (2010-2012) of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and is a Fellow of the AAAI, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a recipient of the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award.