Peter Brusilovsky: Research


School of Computing and Information
University of Pittsburgh

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

Research | Teaching | Publications | Edited Work

Research interests | Research Activities | Professional Service | Vitae

Research Interests

Research Activities

Professional Service

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 usually update this list once a year.

Conferences and Workshops

I am the Program co-chair for RecSys 2019, 13th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (Denmark)

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


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

I served for 6 years as 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!

Professional Societies

I am the current Chair of ACM SIGWEB, a Special Interest Group of the ACM Association for Computing Machinery.

I am also the past President of User Modeling Inc., a professional organization of User Modeling researchers, the organizer of UMAP conference series

I am a member of the following professional organizations:


Below is my brief "hypelinked" 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). Lecturer and student advisor at School of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of the Moscow State University (1987-1994). 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 (later iCarnegie), a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University (1998-1999).

In 2000 I joined the University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor at School of Information Sciences (SIS). I am currently a Professor and the head of Personalized and Adaptive Systems Lab in the School of Computing and Information, the successor of SIS. 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 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, 2019