Michael Pazzani

Division Director of the Information and Intelligent Systems Division (IIS)

The Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate

National Science Foundation



Dr. Pazzani received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA and is a full professor at the University of California, Irvine.  He is a researcher in machine learning, personalization, information retrieval, and cognitive science.  In addition, he served as department chair of Information and Computer Science at UCI for five years.



NSF IIS programs is described at:




And, the IIS overview is given at: