• USA-2013

    For contributions to the theory and practice of multi-agent systems, teamwork and security games.

Tambe's research focuses on advancing AI and multiagent systems research for Social Good. He is recipient of the International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI) John McCarthy Award, ACM/SIGAI Autonomous Agents Research Award, AAAI Robert S. Englemore Memorial Lecture Award, and a Fellow of AAAI (Association for Advancement of AI) and Fellow of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). For his work on homeland security and Operations Research, he has received Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Homeland security award, INFORMS Wagner prize and Rist Prize of the Military Operations Research Society. He has also received the IBM Faculty Award, Okawa foundation award, RoboCup scientific challenge award, and other awards. Prof. Tambe has contributed several foundational papers in Artificial Intelligence in areas such as intelligent agents and computational game theory that have received over a dozen best paper awards at conferences such as AAMAS, IJCAI, IAAI and IVA. In addition, Prof. Tambe pioneering real-world deployments of security games has led him to receive meritorious commendations from the US Coast Guard, LA Airport Police, and US Federal Air Marshals Service. For his teaching and mentoring Prof. Tambe has received the USC Steven B.