Milind Tambe

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Milind Tambe
Born Mumbai, India
Residence Los Angeles, United States
Citizenship American
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Awards ACM Fellow (2013)
AAAI Fellow (2007)
ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award (2005)
Scientific career
Fields Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Institutions University of Southern California
Thesis Eliminating combinatorics from production match (1991)
Doctoral advisor Allen Newell
Paul Rosenbloom

Milind Tambe is Helen N. and Emmett H. Jones Professor in Engineering and a Professor of Computer Science and Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.[1] He is a fellow of AAAI (Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence)[2] and has received ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award.[3]

Milind Tambe's research is focused on agents and multi-agent systems and his algorithms have been deployed by USA security agencies such as LAX police division,[4] the Federal Air Marshals Service,[5] the US Coast Guard[6] and the Transportation Security Administration.[7]

In 2013 he became a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.[8]


  • Security and Game Theory: Algorithms, Deployed Systems, Lessons Learned (1st edition) 2011. Cambridge University Press, ISBN 1-107-09642-1
  • Keep the Adversary Guessing: Agent Security by Policy Randomization 2008. VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K., ISBN 3-639-01925-3


  1. ^ "Milind Tambe". USC (University of Southern California, Los Angeles. 
  2. ^ "Elected AAAI Fellows". AAAI (Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence). Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award". ACM/SIGART. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "A Random Weapon in the War on Terror". Newsweek. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "A Tool for Strategic Security Allocation in Transportation Networks" (PDF). AAMAS (International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems). Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Randomizing Boston Harbor security patrols". Homeland Security News Wire. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ Hamill, Sean D. (August 2, 2010). "Research on poker a good deal for airport security". post-gazette. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  8. ^ ACM Names Fellows for Computing Advances that Are Transforming Science and Society, Association for Computing Machinery, accessed 2013-12-10.

External links[edit]

Home page: Milind Tambe