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Sturtevant Elected Senior Member of AAAI

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Ritchie School Communications Team

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Nathan Sturtevant and student

Dr. Nathan Sturtevant, associate professor of Computer Science, was recently elected as a Senior Member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

“Dr. Sturtevant’s impressive research accomplishments in the field of Artificial Intelligence along with his unparalleled commitment to teaching are important contributions to the University of Denver and the Ritchie School in particular,” said Dr. Haluk Ogmen, senior associate dean of the Ritchie of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver. “I congratulate him on this outstanding achievement.”

According to the AAAI, Senior Member status is designed to recognize AAAI members who have achieved significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence. To be eligible for nomination for Senior Member, candidates must be consecutive members of AAAI for at least five years and have been active in the professional arena for at least ten years. Each year a maximum of 25 members will be elected to Senior status. In 2017, Sturtevant is only one of three elected to Senior status.

Sturtevant earned his PhD in Multi-Player Games at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been at the University of Denver since 2010. His research interests include combinatorial search, path planning, adversarial search, and games.