Carlos Guestrin is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. His previous positions include the Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at the Computer Science & Engineering Department of the University of Washington, the Finmeccanica Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and the Senior Director of Machine Learning and AI at Apple, after the acquisition of Turi, Inc. (formerly GraphLab and Dato) — Carlos co-founded Turi, which developed a platform for developers and data scientist to build and deploy intelligent applications. He is a technical advisor for OctoML.ai. His team also released a number of popular open-source projects, including XGBoost, LIME, Apache TVM, MXNet, Turi Create, GraphLab/PowerGraph, SFrame, and GraphChi.
Carlos received the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). He is also a recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Award, NSF Career Award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and IBM Faculty Fellowship, and was named one of the 2008 ‘Brilliant 10’ by Popular Science Magazine. Carlos’ work received awards at a number of conferences and journals, including ACL, AISTATS, ICML, IPSN, JAIR, JWRPM, KDD, NeurIPS, UAI, and VLDB. He is a former member of the Information Sciences and Technology (ISAT) advisory group for DARPA.
- Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
CS 281 (Spr)
- Machine Learning
CS 229, STATS 229 (Aut)
- Independent Studies (4)
- Prior Year Courses
Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor
Master's Program Advisor
Pratyush Agarwal, Maia Deutsch, Jacob Frausto, Kayson Hansen, Yucheng Jiang, Yunong Liu, Yiming Ni, Daniel Shin, Eric Tang, Ethan Wang, Olivia Weiner, Mary Williamson, Boxin Zhang
Doctoral Dissertation Co-Advisor (AC)
Alicja Chaszczewicz, Natalie Dullerud, Agata Foryciarz, John Hughes, Chen Li, Liana Patel, Alex Wang, Mert Yuksekgonul
Edward Chen, Adarsh Jeewajee, Theodora Worledge