Shlomo Zilberstein is Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Resource-Bounded Reasoning Lab at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received a B.A. in Computer Science summa cum laude from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Zilberstein's research focuses on the foundations and applications of resource-bounded reasoning techniques, which allow complex systems to make decisions while coping with uncertainty, missing information, and limited computational resources. His research interests include decision theory, reasoning under uncertainty, Markov decision processes, design of autonomous agents, heuristic search, real-time problem solving, principles of meta-reasoning, planning and scheduling, multi-agent systems, automated coordination and communication, information gathering, and reinforcement learning. He has published over 200 refereed papers on these topics. Professor Zilberstein is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. He is a recipient of National Science Foundation RIA (1994), CAREER (1996), and ITR (2002) awards, Best Paper Awards from ECAI (1998), AAMAS (2003), IAT (2005), MSDM (2008), and ICAPS (2010), and the Lady Davis Visiting Professorship at the Technion (2000). He is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Associate Editor of Autonomous Systems and Multi-Agent Systems, and Member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence. He was Conference and Program Committee Chair of the Fourteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-04), and Program Committee Chair of the Ninth International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics (ISAIM-06). He is the former President of ICAPS and a current Councilor of AAAI.

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