Edward Katz, PhD
Silicon Valley Faculty
Prior to Northeastern, Edward Katz was a Visiting Associate Professor in Computer Science at Loyola Marymount University. He has also mentored Entrepreneurial Teams of MS students at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley. Prior to that, he was both a senior systems scientist and an Associate Professor of the Practice in Software Engineering at CMU SV.
Previous to that, he was a senior member of the technical staff at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (the corporate research facility of Hewlett-Packard Company). While at HP Labs, he was invited to be a visiting scholar at the Stanford University Computer Science Department’s Robotics Laboratory.
Dr. Katz has published technical papers in international conferences and has been awarded two U.S. patents. His professional memberships include: senior member, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI); senior member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM); and senior member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). His research interests include computational intelligence (primarily fuzzy logic), smart environments and robotic software systems (primarily autonomous mobile robotics), software agents, multi-agent systems, (rule-based, knowledge-based, and model-based) computation, and traditional artificial intelligence (GOFAI).
Dr. Katz has earned the following degrees: BS in Mathematics, Purdue University; MS in Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia; and PhD in Computer Science, University of Louisiana-Lafayette.