People

Faculty

Stuart Russell

Stuart Russell

Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley

Director of Kavli Center for Ethics, Science, and the Public

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

Staff

Mark Nitzberg

Mark Nitzberg

Executive Director of CHAI

Head of Strategic Outreach for Berkeley AI Research

Martin Fukui

Martin Fukui

Assistant Director

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

Jonathan Stray

Jonathan Stray

Senior Scientist

Justin Svegliato

Justin Svegliato

Research Scientist

Research Fellows

Ben Plaut

Ben Plaut

Research Fellow

Brian Judge

Brian Judge

Research Fellow

Cameron Allen

Cameron Allen

Research Fellow

George Obaido

George Obaido

Research Fellow

Khanh Nguyen

Khanh Nguyen

Research Fellow

Kimin Lee

Kimin Lee

Research Fellow

Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen

Research Fellow

Paria Rashidinejad

Paria Rashidinejad

Research Fellow

Visiting Scholars

Federico L.G. Faroldi

Federico L.G. Faroldi

Professor of Ethics, Law and AI at the University of Pavia

Jacy Reese Anthis

Jacy Reese Anthis

Visiting Scholar

Nisan Stiennon

Nisan Stiennon

Visiting Scholar

Ruairidh McLennan Battleday

Ruairidh McLennan Battleday

Fourth Year PhD Student at Princeton University

Zoi Terzopoulou

Zoi Terzopoulou

Junior Professor at Saint-Etienne School of Economics

Alumni

Caroline Jeanmaire

Caroline Jeanmaire

PhD Student at Oxford University, Public Policy

Director of Strategic Research and Partnerships (2019 - 2021)

Karthika Mohan

Karthika Mohan

Assistant Professor at Oregon State University

Postdoctoral Scholar (2017-2021)

Adam Gleave

Adam Gleave

Founder, FAR AI

PhD Student in Artificial Intelligence (2017-2023)

Alex Turner

Alex Turner

Research Scientist at Google DeepMind on Scalable Alignment Team.

Research Fellow (2022 - 2023)

Cody Wild

Cody Wild

Machine Learning Engineer, Google Research

Research Engineer (2018-2021)

Dan Hendrycks

Dan Hendrycks

Director at the Center for AI Safety

PhD Student, Computer Science (2018-2022)

Daniel Filan

Daniel Filan

Research Manager at MATS

PhD Student in EECS

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)

Erdem Biyik

Erdem Biyik

Assistant Professor

George Matheos

George Matheos

Former Undergraduate Student

Jaime Fernandez Fisac

Jaime Fernandez Fisac

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University

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

Lawrence Chan

Lawrence Chan

PhD Student (2023), Advised by Anca Dragan and Stuart Russell

Michael Dennis

Michael Dennis

Researcher, Google DeepMind

PhD Student, Artificial Intelligence and Computational Geometry (2016-2023)

Olivia Watkins

Olivia Watkins

Member of Technical Staff at OpenAI

PhD Student (Fall 2019 - Spring 2024)

Rohin Shah

Rohin Shah

Research Scientist, Google DeepMind

PhD Student, Artificial Intelligence (2014-2020)

Sam Toyer

Sam Toyer

Member of Technical Staff, OpenAI, Model Safety Team

PhD Student in Artificial Intelligence (2018-2024)

Smitha Milli

Smitha Milli

Postdoc at Cornell Tech

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2017-2022

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

Brandie Nonnecke

Brandie Nonnecke

Founding Director of the CITRIS Policy Lab

Associate Research Professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy

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

David Krueger

David Krueger

Assistant Professor at the University of Cambridge

Dawn Song

Dawn Song

Professor of EECS at UC Berkeley

Demian Pouzo

Demian Pouzo

Associate Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

Gillian Hadfield

Gillian Hadfield

Professor of Law and Professor of Strategic Management, University of Toronto

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

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

Owain Evans

Owain Evans

Research Lead (new AI Safety group in Berkeley)
Research Associate, Oxford University

Rediet Abebe

Rediet Abebe

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Rosie Campbell

Rosie Campbell

Technical Program Manager at OpenAI

Siddharth Srivastava

Siddharth Srivastava

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Arizona State University

Tom Lenaerts

Tom Lenaerts

Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Vincent Corruble

Vincent Corruble

Associate Professor at Sorbonne Université

Wesley Holliday

Wesley Holliday

Associate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley

Graduate Students

Alyssa Li Dayan

Alyssa Li Dayan

PhD Student, Fall 2020 - Present

Anand Siththaranjan

Anand Siththaranjan

PhD Student, Fall 2021 - Present

Arnaud Fickinger

Arnaud Fickinger

PhD Student, Fall 2019 - Present

Bhaskar Mishra

Bhaskar Mishra

PhD Student, Fall 2023 - Present

Cassidy Laidlaw

Cassidy Laidlaw

PhD Student, Fall 2020 - Present

Erik Jenner

Erik Jenner

PhD Student, Fall 2022 - Present

Hanlin Zhu

Hanlin Zhu

PhD Student, Fall 2021 - Present

Jessy Lin

Jessy Lin

PhD Student

Jiahai Feng

Jiahai Feng

PhD Student, Fall 2023 - Present

Johannes Treutlein

Johannes Treutlein

PhD Student, Fall 2022 - Present

Micah Carroll

Micah Carroll

PhD Student, Fall 2020 - Present

Niklas Lauffer

Niklas Lauffer

PhD Student, Fall 2021 - Present

Rachel Freedman

Rachel Freedman

PhD Student, Fall 2019 - Present

Scott Emmons

Scott Emmons

PhD Student, Fall 2019 - Present

Shreyas Kapur

Shreyas Kapur

PhD Student, Fall 2022 - Present

Tu (Alina) Trinh

Tu (Alina) Trinh

Master's Student

Yuxi Liu

Yuxi Liu

PhD Student, Fall 2020 - Present

Affiliated Graduate Students

Pulkit Verma

Pulkit Verma

Third Year PhD Student at Arizona State University

Interns

Sana Pandey

Sana Pandey

Intern

Former Interns

Alex Turner

Alex Turner

Former Intern

Alexis Wan

Alexis Wan

Former Interns

Beth Barnes

Beth Barnes

Former Intern

Carlo Attubato

Carlo Attubato

Former Intern

Charlie Griffin

Charlie Griffin

Former Intern

Charlotte Roman

Charlotte Roman

Former Intern

Chris Cundy

Chris Cundy

Former Intern

Cynthia Chen

Cynthia Chen

Former Intern

Davis Foote

Davis Foote

Former Intern

David Lindner

David Lindner

Former Intern

Dylan Cope

Dylan Cope

Former Intern

Edmund Mills

Edmund Mills

Former Intern

Eric Michaud

Eric Michaud

Former Intern

Erik Jenner

Erik Jenner

Former Intern

Ethan Mendes

Ethan Mendes

Former Intern

Euan Ong

Euan Ong

Former Intern

Harry Giles

Harry Giles

Former Intern

Henry Papadatos

Henry Papadatos

Former Intern

Jess Reidel

Jess Reidel

Former Intern

Joar Skalse

Joar Skalse

Former Intern

Joe Benton

Joe Benton

Former Intern

Johannes Treutlein

Johannes Treutlein

Former Intern

Julian Yocum

Julian Yocum

Former Intern

Jun Shern Chan

Jun Shern Chan

Former Intern

Katie Lu

Katie Lu

Former Intern

Leon Lang

Leon Lang

Former Intern

Lev McKinney

Lev McKinney

Former Intern

Lukas Berglund

Lukas Berglund

Former Intern

Luke Bailey

Luke Bailey

Former Intern

Mason Nakamura

Mason Nakamura

Former Intern

Matthew Rahtz

Matthew Rahtz

Former Intern

Max Kaufmann

Max Kaufmann

Former Intern

Michael Chen

Michael Chen

Former Interns

Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

Former Intern

Nathan Miller

Nathan Miller

Former Intern

Neel Alex

Neel Alex

Former Intern

Neel Nanda

Neel Nanda

Former Intern

Nitish Dashora

Nitish Dashora

Former Intern

Oliver Daniels-Koch

Oliver Daniels-Koch

Former Intern

Oliver Richardson

Oliver Richardson

Former Intern

Pavel Czempin

Pavel Czempin

Former Intern

Pedro Freire

Pedro Freire

Former Intern

Rafael Albert

Rafael Albert

Former Intern

Sergei Volodin

Sergei Volodin

Former Intern

Shivam Singhal

Shivam Singhal

Former Intern

Shlomi Hod

Shlomi Hod

Former Intern

Sören Mindermann

Sören Mindermann

Former Intern

Stephen Casper

Stephen Casper

Former Intern

Thomas Woodside

Thomas Woodside

Former Intern

Yawen Duan

Yawen Duan

Former Intern

Yijin Hua

Yijin Hua

Former Intern

Yulong Lin

Yulong Lin

Former Intern