Michael Bernstein

Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Academic Appointments
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Member, Bio-X
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)
Michael Bernstein is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he is a Bass University Fellow and STMicroelectronics Faculty Scholar. His research in human-computer interaction focuses on the design of social computing systems. This research has won best paper awards at top conferences in human-computer interaction, including CHI, CSCW, ICWSM, and UIST, and has been reported in venues such as The New York Times, Science, Wired, and The Guardian. Michael has been recognized with an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, UIST Lasting Impact Award, and the Patrick J. McGovern Tech for Humanity Prize. He 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
Bass University Fellow, Stanford University
Patrick J. McGovern Tech for Humanity Prize, Computer History Museum
Lasting Impact Award, UIST
CASBS Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Teaching Honor Roll, Tau Beta Pi
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
Degrees / Education
PhD, MIT, Computer Science (2012)
SM, MIT, Computer Science (2008)
BS, Stanford University, Symbolic Systems (2006)