Michael PazzaniDistinguished Researcher
Michael Pazzani is a Distinguished Scientist at the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at University of California, San Diego. He conducts research in machine learning, explainable artificial intelligence, personalization, internet search, and recommendation systems.
Prior to UCSD, Dr. Pazzani was the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at University of California, Riverside where he was also a professor of computer science with additional appointments in statistics and psychology.
He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA and was an assistant, associate and full professor at the University of California, Irvine, where he also served as Chair of Information and Computer Science.