People

Faculty

Stuart Russell

Stuart Russell

Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley
Holder of the Smith Zadeh Chair in Engineering
Author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach

Pieter Abbeel

Pieter Abbeel

Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley

Anca Dragan

Anca Dragan

Assistant Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley
Founder, InterACT Lab

Bart Selman

Bart Selman

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Cornell University

Joseph Halpern

Joseph Halpern

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Cornell University

Michael Wellman

Michael Wellman

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan

Satinder Singh Baveja

Satinder Singh Baveja

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan
Director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Tania Lombrozo

Tania Lombrozo

Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley

Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths

Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Princeton
Previously Director of the Computational Cognitive Science Lab
Previously Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Staff

Mark Nitzberg

Mark Nitzberg

Executive Director of CHAI
Head of Strategic Outreach for Berkeley AI Research

Martin Fukui

Martin Fukui

Assistant Director

Caroline Jeanmaire

Caroline Jeanmaire

Director of Strategic Research and Partnerships

James Paul (J.P.) Gonzales

James Paul (J.P.) Gonzales

Assistant to Stuart Russell

Julia Kerley

Julia Kerley

Assistant to Andrew Critch

Researchers

Andrew Critch

Andrew Critch

Research Scientist at CHAI
Founder & President of the Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

Jonathan Stray

Jonathan Stray

Visiting Scholar

Postdoctoral Fellows

Justin Svegliato

Justin Svegliato

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kimin Lee

Kimin Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Visiting Scholars

Tom Lenaerts

Tom Lenaerts

Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Joar Skalse

Joar Skalse

First Year PhD Student at Oxford University

Antoni Lorente Martinez

Antoni Lorente Martinez

First Year PhD Student at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & King’s College London

Oliver Richardson

Oliver Richardson

PhD Student at Cornell University

Ruairidh McLennan Battleday

Ruairidh McLennan Battleday

Fourth Year PhD Student at Princeton University

Alumni

Karthika Mohan

Karthika Mohan

Assistant Professor at Oregon State University

Postdoctoral Scholar (2017-2021)

Cody Wild

Cody Wild

Machine Learning Engineer, Google Research

Research Engineer (2018-2021)

Dorsa Sadigh

Dorsa Sadigh

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2012-2017)

Dylan Hadfield-Menell

Dylan Hadfield-Menell

Assistant Professor, MIT

PhD Student, Computer Science (2013-2020)

Jaime Fernandez Fisac

Jaime Fernandez Fisac

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University

PhD Student, Control, Intelligent Systems and Robotics (2013-2018)

Rohin Shah

Rohin Shah

Research Scientist, DeepMind

PhD Student, Artificial Intelligence (2014-2020)

Steven Wang

Steven Wang

Master’s Student at ETH Zurich

Research Engineer (2018-2021)

Thanard Kurutach

Thanard Kurutach

AI/ML Research Scientist at Cruise

PhD Student, Computer Science (2016-2020)

Thomas Krendl Gilbert

Thomas Krendl Gilbert

Postdoc at Cornell Tech

PhD Student, Machine Ethics and Epistemology (2015-2021)

Vael Gates

Vael Gates

Postdoc at Stanford HAI / CISAC

PhD Student, Computational Cognitive Science (2016-2021)

Affiliates

Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik

Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley
Affiliate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley

Brian Christian

Brian Christian

Author of The Most Human Human, Algorithms to Live By, and The Alignment Problem

Charis Thompson

Charis Thompson

Chancellor's Professor of Gender & Women's Studies at UC Berkeley

Dawn Song

Dawn Song

Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley

Demian Pouzo

Demian Pouzo

Associate Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

Jacob Steinhardt

Jacob Steinhardt

Assistant Professor of Statistics at UC Berkeley

Jakob Foerster

Jakob Foerster

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Toronto and the Vector Institute

John Zysman

John Zysman

Professor Emeritus in Political Science at UC Berkeley

Juliana Schroeder

Juliana Schroeder

Assistant Professor of Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley

Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg

Professor and Chair of the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department at UC Berkeley

Lara Buchak

Lara Buchak

Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University
Previously Associate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley

Mariano Florentino Cuéllar

Mariano Florentino Cuéllar

Chair, Board of the Directors at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Former Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford University

Marion Fourcade

Marion Fourcade

Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley

Michael Littman

Michael Littman

Professor of Computer Science at Brown University

Moritz Hardt

Moritz Hardt

Assistant Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley

Nika Haghtalab

Nika Haghtalab

Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University

Niko Kolodny

Niko Kolodny

Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley

Rediet Abebe

Rediet Abebe

Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Rosie Campbell

Rosie Campbell

Strategy and Operations Advisor

Siddharth Srivastava

Siddharth Srivastava

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Arizona State University

Vincent Corruble

Vincent Corruble

Associate Professor at Sorbonne Université

Wesley Holliday

Wesley Holliday

Associate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley

Graduate Students

CHAI hosts weekly research meetings for graduate students at UC Berkeley. Samples of some of their work can be found here.

Adam Gleave

Adam Gleave

Fifth Year PhD student

Alex Gunning

Alex Gunning

Second Year PhD Student

Alyssa Li Dayan

Alyssa Li Dayan

Second Year PhD Student

Arnaud Fickinger

Arnaud Fickinger

Third Year PhD Student

Cassidy Laidlaw

Cassidy Laidlaw

Second Year PhD Student

Dan Hendryks

Dan Hendryks

Third Year PhD student

Daniel Filan

Daniel Filan

Sixth Year PhD student

Jessy Lin

Jessy Lin

Second Year PhD Student

Lawrence Chan

Lawrence Chan

Fourth Year PhD student

Meir Friedenberg

Meir Friedenberg

Fifth Year PhD Student at Cornell University

Micah Carroll

Micah Carroll

Second Year PhD Student

Michael Dennis

Michael Dennis

Sixth Year PhD student

Paria Rashidinejad

Paria Rashidinejad

Seventh Year PhD Student

Rachel Freedman

Rachel Freedman

Third Year PhD Student

Sam Toyer

Sam Toyer

Fourth Year PhD Student

Scott Emmons

Scott Emmons

Third Year PhD Student

Smitha Milli

Smitha Milli

Fifth Year PhD student

Yuxi Liu

Yuxi Liu

Second Year PhD Student

Affiliated Graduate Students

Pulkit Verma

Pulkit Verma

Third Year PhD Student at Arizona State University

Interns

Alex Turner

Alex Turner

Intern

Alexis Wan

Alexis Wan

Intern

Erik Jenner

Erik Jenner

Intern

Joe Benton

Joe Benton

Intern

Neel Alex

Neel Alex

Intern

Neel Nanda

Neel Nanda

Intern

Yawen Duan

Yawen Duan

Intern

Yulong Lin

Yulong Lin

Intern

Former Interns

Beth Barnes

Beth Barnes

Former Intern

Charlotte Roman

Charlotte Roman

Former Intern

Chris Cundy

Chris Cundy

Former Intern

David Lindner

David Lindner

Former Intern

Eric Michaud

Eric Michaud

Former Intern

Harry Giles

Harry Giles

Former Intern

Jess Reidel

Jess Reidel

Former Intern

Johannes Treutlein

Johannes Treutlein

Former Intern

Matthew Rahtz

Matthew Rahtz

Former Intern

Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

Former Intern

Pedro Freire

Pedro Freire

Former Intern

Sergei Volodin

Sergei Volodin

Former Intern

Shlomi Hod

Shlomi Hod

Former Intern

Sören Mindermann

Sören Mindermann

Former Intern

Stephen Casper

Stephen Casper

Former Intern