Marti A. Hearst

Professor

University of California, Berkeley

Brief Biography

Dr. Marti Hearst is a professor in the School of Information at UC Berkeley, with an affiliate appointment in the Computer Science Division. Her primary research interests are user interfaces for search engines, information visualization, natural language processing, and improving MOOCs. She wrote the first book on Search User Interfaces.

Prof. Hearst was named a Fellow of the ACM in 2013 and has received an NSF CAREER award, an IBM Faculty Award, two Google Research Awards, an Okawa Foundation Fellowship, three Excellence in Teaching Awards, and has been principal investigator for more than $3.5M in research grants.

Prof. Hearst has served on the Advisory Council of NSF's CISE Directorate and is currently on the Web Board for CACM, member of the Usage Panel for the American Heritage Dictionary, and on the Edge.org panel of experts. She is on the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction and was formerly on the boards of ACM Transactions on the Web, Computational Linguistics, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, and IEEE Intelligent Systems.

Prof. Hearst received BA, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and she was a Member of the Research Staff at Xerox PARC from 1994 to 1997.

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Hearst's full Curriculum Vitae: pdf

Mailing address

Prof. Marti Hearst
School of Information
102 South Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-4600

hearst@berkeley.edu

office phone: 510-642-8016
office fax: 510-642-5814