Ron Parr's Bio
Ron Parr is a professor 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. In 2023, Ron was elected as a fellow of AAAI.