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Biplav Srivastava

Professor of Computer Science, University of South Carolina

Biplav Srivastava is a professor of computer science at the AI Institute at the University of South Carolina. Previously, he was at IBM for nearly two decades in the roles of a Research Scientist, Distinguished Data Scientist and Master Inventor. Biplav is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, AAAI Senior Member, IEEE Senior Member and AAAS Leshner Fellow for Public Engagement on AI (2020-2021). Dr. Srivastava is interested in enabling people to make rational decisions despite real world complexities of poor data, changing goals and limited resources by augmenting their cognitive limitations with technology. He is exploring new approaches for goal-oriented, ethical, human-machine collaboration via natural interfaces using domain and user models, learning, and planning. He is a co-inventor of over 50 patents and co-author of over 150 peer-reviewed papers.


  • –present
    Professor, Computer Science


  • 2000 
    Arizona State University, Ph.D. Computer Science
  • 1996 
    Arizona State University, M.S. Computer Science
  • 1993 
    IIT-BHU, India, B.Tech, Computer Science