Russell Greiner Professor University of Alberta

Russ Greiner worked in both academic and industrial research before settling at the University of Alberta, where he is now a Professor in Computing Science (Adjunct in Psychiatry) and the founding Scientific Director of the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute. He was elected a Fellow of the AAAI, was awarded a McCalla Professorship and a Killam Annual Professorship; received a 2020 FGSR Great Supervisor Award and in 2021, received the CAIAC Lifetime Achievement Award and became a CIFAR AI Chair. In 2022, he received the (UofA) Precision Health Innovator Award, then in 2023, he received the CS-Can | Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award. For his mentoring, he received a 2020 FGSR Great Supervisor Award, then in 2023, the Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring. He has published over 350 refereed papers, most in the areas of machine learning and recently medical informatics, including 6 that have been awarded Best Paper prizes.