Two USC Viterbi School of Engineering professors have received highly competitive and sought-after five-year grants for interdisciplinary basic research. Daniel Lidar and Milind Tambe won Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Initiative (MURI) support to lead multi- institutional efforts in their respective fields. The Department of Defense awarded $191 million in grants through the MURI program this year. USC joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University in the elite lineup of institutions receiving two 2011 MURI grants.
Best Paper – 2011 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
Recipient: Milind Tambe with TEAMCORE and CREATE
Milind Tambe , an expert in artificial intelligence and autonomous and multiagent systems in the Computer Science and Epstein Departments, members of his TEAMCORE Research Group, and members of USC Viterbi’s National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorist Events (CREATE), have received yet another award for their GameTheoretic Unpredictable and Randomly Deployed Security system (GUARDS). Tambe; his Ph.D. student/...