• USA-2016

    For applications of machine learning and for increasing participation of women in computer science.

Carla E. Brodley is a professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. She received her PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts, at Amherst in 1994. From 1994-2004, she was on the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. She joined the faculty at Tufts in 2004. Professor Brodley's research interests include machine learning, knowledge discovery in databases, health IT, and personalized medicine. She has worked in the areas of intrusion detection, anomaly detection, classifier formation, unsupervised learning and applications of machine learning to remote sensing, computer security, neuroscience, digital libraries, astrophysics, content-based image retrieval of medical images, computational biology, chemistry, evidence-based medicine, and personalized medicine. She has been chair of the Computer Science Department at Tufts since September 2010. In 2001 she served as program co-chair for the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) and in 2004, she served as the general chair for ICML. In 2004-2005 she was a member of the Defense Science Study Group. Currently she is on the editorial boards of JMLR, Machine Learning and DKMD. She is a member of the AAAI Council, a member of the board of directors for the Computing Research Association (CRA), a board member of CRA-W, and a board member of the IMLS.