Dr. Andrew W. Moore

Head of Google Cloud Artificial Intelligence

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Andrew W. Moore, PhD, is a distinguished computer scientist with expertise in machine learning and robotics. He will become the Head of Google Cloud Artificial Intelligence division in January 2019 and is advising in the meantime.

Moore previously worked at Google from 2006 to 2014 and was the founding director of Google’s Pittsburgh engineering office in 2006. He then spent a four-year hiatus at Carnegie Mellon University as the dean of the School of Computer Science.

Andrew’s research interests encompass the field of “big data” — applying statistical methods and mathematical formulas to massive quantities of information, ranging from web searches to astronomy to medical records, in order to identify patterns and extract meaning from that information. His past research has included improving the ability of robots and other automated systems to sense the world around them and respond appropriately.

Andrew lives in Pittsburgh and makes frequent trips to Google Cloud headquarters in California.

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