Ron Parr's Bio
Ron Parr is a professor and department chair (since July 2014) at the
Duke University Department of Computer Science. He received his
A.B. (Cum Laude) in Philosophy in 1990 from Princeton University,
where he was advised by Gilbert Harman. In 1998, he received his
Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California at
Berkeley, under the supervision of Stuart Russell. After graduating
from Berkeley, Ron spent two years as a postdoctoral research
associate at Stanford University, where he worked with Daphne Koller.
He was selected as a Sloan fellow in 2003. In 2006, he received the
NSF CAREER ward and served on DARPA's computer science study group
(CSSG). He was program co-chair for the 2007 UAI conference, and
general chair of the 2008 UAI conference. Ron has served on the
editorial boards of JAIR and MLJ, and as an action editor for JMLR.