Anders Dale is currently a Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Professor of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Cognitive Science. Dr. Anders received a PhD in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego in 1994 and after a postdoc University of Oslo, he was on the faculty of Harvard University until 2004 when he joined UC San Diego as a Full Professor. His research spans a large number of areas that concern imaging of macroscopic and microscopic structures of the brain and understanding of brain functions. He is a PI for the large ABCD-USA Consortium Grant as well as Microscopic foundations for multimodal human imaging.
Michael Pazzani received his PhD in CS (Artificial Intelligence) from UCLA in 1988. His career includes Division Director term at NSF-IIS (Information and Intelligent Systems) as well as VC Research at Rutgers and UC Riverside. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, Statistics and Psychology at UC Riverside. His scholarship is in the areas of Machine Learning, Causal Inference, Bayesian Statistics with most recent work on Explainable AI, a topic where he currently runs a DARPA-sponsored project. His highest cited publications are on Bayesian Classifier (Machine Learning, 1997) and Content-based recommendation systems (The adaptive web, 2007). His latest research appears in venues such as IEEE TKDE, Sensors, and CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction.