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Research Professor of Computer Science and Spatial Sciences

gil@isi.edu / (310) 822-1511 / 4676 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Curriculum Vitae

1992 Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
1989 M.S., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
1985 B.S., Computer Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid

Dr. Yolanda Gil is Director of Knowledge Technologies and Associate Division Director at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California, and Research Professor in the Computer Science Department. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Gil leads a group that conducts research on various aspects of Interactive Knowledge Capture. Her research interests include intelligent user interfaces, knowledge-rich problem solving, and the semantic web.

An area of recent interest is collaborative large-scale data analysis through semantic workflows. She initiated and chaired the W3C Provenance Group that led to a community standard in this area.

Dr. Gil has served in the Advisory Committee of the Computer Science and Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation. She is Past Chair of ACM SIGAI, the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence. She was elected Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) in 2012, and President-Elect in 2016.