John Dickerson

Associate Professor
4128 Iribe Center
(301) 405-6730
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University (Computer Science)
Special Awards/Honors: 
2014 HPCWire “Best Data-Intensive Application” supercomputing award

John Dickerson is an associate professor of computer science a core member of the University of Maryland Center for Machine Learning.

His research is at the intersection of computer science and economics with a focus on solving practical problems using stochastic optimization and machine learning.

Dickerson has been published in Science magazine and has been interviewed by Scientific American. His work with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center on kidney exchange won the 2014 HPCWire “Best Data-Intensive Application” supercomputing award (tied with IBM Watson).

A project Dickerson contributed to was covered by Popular Science, and featured in the journal Nature. Additionally, coverage of a book he co-authored on data mining and counter-terrorism appeared in Fast Company.

Dickerson received his doctorate in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016.

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