Office: Doolan 201A
Professor Andrew Forney is a third-generation Lion who completed his B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology at Loyola Marymount University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science at UCLA. His research bridges the disciplines of cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence, and experimental design, with an emphasis in causal inference. He is interested in the mechanics of counterfactual reasoning and its applications to human and machine learning, decision-making, and memory. His work in the UCLA Cognitive Systems Laboratory has been published and presented in the flagship AI conferences (NIPS and ICML). Professor Forney’s other interests include pedagogical methods for the sciences and the entanglement of increasingly advanced AI in society. He leads the Applied Cognitive Technologies (ACT) Laboratory at LMU, which provides undergraduates with research experience using state-of-the-art techniques in the domain of artificial intelligence.