Dr. Vinay K. Chaudhri
Visiting Professor
Standford University, USA

        Dr. Vinay K. Chaudhri is formerly a program director in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center at SRI International (Stanford Research Institute). His research focuses on the science and engineering of large knowledge base systems and spans knowledge representation and reasoning, question answering, knowledge acquisition, and innovative applications. At SRI, he created an intelligent textbook in biology that answers a student's questions and leads to significant learning gains. This work won him the best video award at the American Association of Advancement for Artificial Intelligence Conference, and the outstanding demo award at the European Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Management. He was also a contributor to Project CALO at SRI that led to the development of what is now Apple's SIRI. At Stanford, he is converting his intelligent textbook research into a viable commercial product, promoting logic education for high schools in America, and has been investigating techniques for rapid acquisition of legal knowledge. He has also taught a course on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning at Stanford University, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Ontology, and AI Magazine. Dr. Chaudhri’s expertise focuses on Intelligent Documents, Knowledge Engineering, Logic Education, Question Answering.