Michael Bernstein

Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Academic Appointments
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Member, Bio-X
Michael Bernstein is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and STMicroelectronics Faculty Scholar at Stanford University, where he is a member of the Human-Computer Interaction group. His research focuses on the design of social computing and crowdsourcing systems. Michael has received eight best paper awards at premier computing venues, and he has been recognized with an NSF CAREER award and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. His Ph.D. students have gone on both to industry (e.g., Adobe Research, Facebook Data Science, entrepreneurship) and faculty careers (e.g., Carnegie Mellon, UC Berkeley). Michael holds a bachelor's degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, as well as a master's degree and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT.
Honors & Awards
STMicroelectronics Faculty Scholar, Stanford University
Sloan Research Fellowship, Sloan Foundation
NSF CAREER award, National Science Foundation
Best paper award, CHI 2019, CHI 2017, CSCW 2017, CHI 2016, UIST 2014, ICWSM 2011, UIST 2010, UIST 2006
Outstanding Academic Title, "Handbook of Collective Intelligence", American Library Association, Choice
Robert N. Noyce Family Faculty Scholar, Stanford University
George M. Sprowls Award for best doctoral thesis in Computer Science, MIT
Degrees / Education
PhD, MIT, Computer Science (2012)
SM, MIT, Computer Science (2008)
BS, Stanford University, Symbolic Systems (2006)