ISI Directory

Keith Burghardt, Ph.D.

Computer Scientist

Education

Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., Physics (Magna Cum Laude with High Honors), University of Maryland, College Park

Bio

Burghardt is a Computer Scientist at the USC Information Sciences Institute who specializes in understanding human behavior with physics-inspired models. Burghardt received a 2021 ISI Meritorious Service Award and 2016 ISI Director’s Intern Award, and has papers in several high-tier venues, such as Communications Physics. Burghardt is a PI and co-PI for several grants, such as the USC + Amazon Center on Secure and Trusted Machine Learning award. He co-organizes the INTERSPEECH 2022 special session, Inclusive and Fair Speech Technologies and has led several outreach programs, such as the S3B2-ML summer school and ISI AI Division seminar series. Burghardt received a PhD in Physics and B.S. in Physics (Magna Cum Laude with High Honors) at the University of Maryland in 2016 and 2012, respectively.

Awards

2021: ISI Meritorious Service Award
2018: SIAM Travel Award - NS18
2018: International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) Scholarship
2016: ISI Director’s Intern Award
2015: Conference on Complex Systems Starred Paper Award
2012-2014: University of Maryland Dean’s Fellowship