Artificial Intelligence

Yolanda Gil elected AAAI President

Yolanda Gil has been elected president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), the world’s premiere organization of AI researchers.  A AAAI fellow since 2012, Yolanda will be the organization’s 24th president and its fourth female leader when her term begins in two years. Until then she will serve as President-Elect.

Her long history of community service includes serving on the AAAI Council until 2006, chairing the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group in Artificial Intelligence and leading student recruiting efforts for the USC Viterbi Computer Science Department.

AAAI has more than 4,000 members internationally, and past presidents include Allen Newell, Raj Reddy and Edward Feigenbaum.  Congratulations to Yolanda on this remarkable accomplishment, and we look forward to seeing how she moves AAAI forward during her term!