Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., Physics (Magna Cum Laude with High Honors), University of Maryland, College Park
Burghardt is a Computer Scientist at the USC Information Sciences Institute who specializes in understanding human behavior with physics-inspired models. Burghardt received numerous awards including the 2016 ISI Director’s Intern Award and the 2012 Best Undergraduate Physics Thesis Award at the University of Maryland. He has lead the ISI AI Seminar series, the S3B2-ML Summer school, and CKIDS student research projects. Burghardt is a PI for awards from Amazon and ISI, and co-PI for awards from DARPA and ISI. Burghardt received a B.S. in Physics (Magna Cum Laude with High Honors) and Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Maryland in 2012 and 2016, respectively.