Happy Birthday, Terry Winograd!

TERRY WINOGRAD was born February 24, 1946

Terry Allen Winograd was born February 24, 1946. He is a professor of computer science at Stanford University, and co-director of the Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Group.

He is a pioneer in the research of artificial intelligence and natural language interfacing with computers and his work has gradually grown to incorporate broader aspects of the philosophy of the mind, inspired by and working closely with Chilean philosopher Fernando Flores.

He is recognized as the founder of  the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the “d-school”) at Stanford.

He was graduate adviser to Larry Page who famously took a leave of absence from Stanford to co-found Google with Sergey Brin.

He was named a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery in 2009.

Source: Wikipedia, Terry Winograd, accessed February 22, 2011.

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