Willard and Lillian Hackerman Chair in Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Tim Finin is the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Chair in Engineering and a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He has over 40 years of experience in applications of artificial intelligence to problems in information systems and language understanding. His current research is focused on representing and reasoning with knowledge graphs, analyzing and extracting information from text, and enhancing security and privacy in information systems.

Experience

  • 1991–present
    Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore COunty
  • 1987–1991
    Technical Directory, Unisys Paoli Research Center
  • 1980–1987
    Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1971–1974
    Staff Researcher, M.I.T

Honours

Fellow, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence; UMBC Presidential Research Professor; IEEE Technical Achievement Award; Fellow, Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents