Peter Brusilovsky: Research


School of Information Sciences and Intelligent Systems Program
University of Pittsburgh

Other affiliations:
Human-Computer Interaction Institute @ Carnegie Mellon University

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On my research page you can find some information about my research interests, past and current projects, activities, edited books, workshop proceedings, special journal issues, and my vitae.

Research Interests

Projects and Systems

Current NSF grants

Some earlier AH systems TALER Lab systems PAWS educational systems PAWS adaptive systems PAWS social systems

Current Professional Activities

The following links may be of interest for you if your research interests are close to mine. Do not hesitate to contact me if you are interested to submit a paper to one of the conferences and journals listed below. I update this list 2-3 times a year.

Conferences and Workshops

I am serving as as a program committe member for the following conferences that I highly recommend:


I am the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. If you work in the area of E-Learning technologies, consider to submit to this journal!

I am an editorial, consulting, or reviewing board member of the following journals that I also recommend:

Professional Societies

I am the past President of User Modeling Inc., a professional organization of User Modeling researchers. I am also a member of the following professional societies:


Below is my brief "linked" vitae. And here is my CV in PDF format.

Graduated with honor (1983) from the Moscow State University (Applied Mathematics). PhD from the Moscow State University, 1987 (Computer Science, advisor Prof. Lev Korolev). Junior and Senior Research Scientist in All-Union Scientific and Technical Information Center (1987 to 1990). Senior Research Scientist in International Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (1990-1994). Part-time lecturer and student advisor at School of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of the Moscow State University (1987-1994). Part-time Senior Research Scientinst in Russian Academy of Science Research Institute for System Research (1993-1996). Visiting researcher at the University of Sussex, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, UK (1993). Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Cognition and Communication Group, Department of Psychology, University of Trier, Germany (1994-1996). Visiting Research Scientist at School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (1996-1998). My reseach work with John Anderson was suppoprted by a grant from James S. McDonnell Foundation. Director of Computer-Managed Instruction at Carnegie Technology Education, a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University (1998-1999).

In 2000 I joined the School of Information Sciences (iSchool), University of Pittsburgh, where I am currently a Professor and the Chair of Gradiate IST program. I have secondary appointments at Intelligent Systems Program, University of Pittsburgh and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University. I also served as a Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair at the Aalto University and University of Helsinki (2013-2014), E.T.S Walton Visiting Professor at National College of Ireland, Visiting Professor at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (2002), and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Tokio Denki University, Japan (1993). In addition to my original degrees from the Moscow State University, I also hold a Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (2009).

Last updated on July 1, 2015