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Jeff Schneider
Research Professor, RI
Office: NSH 3117
Phone: (412) 268-2339
Fax: 412-268-5571
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Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Administrative Assistant: Karen R. Widmaier
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Dr. Jeff Schneider is an associate research professor in the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 1995. He has over 15 years experience developing, publishing, and applying machine learning algorithms in government, science, and industry. He has dozens of publications and has given numerous invited talks and tutorials on the subject.

Dr. Schneider was the co-founder and CEO of Schenley Park Research,Inc. (SPR), a company dedicated to bringing new machine learning algorithms to industry. Later, he developed a new machine-learning based CNS drug discovery system and spent a two-year sabbatical as the Chief Informatics Officer of a biotech, Psychogenics, to set up and commercialize the system. Through his work at CMU and his commercial and consulting efforts, he has worked with several dozen companies and government agencies including six Fortune 500 companies, and groups from seven other countries.