Andrew Searns recieves Honorable Mention for CRA 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award
Andrew Searns, a computer science BS/MS student, has received an Honorable Mention for the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, which recognizes top undergraduate research students across North America.
Andrew's research is within the field of multiagent systems, a subfield of artificial intelligence (AI) that deals with reasoning and computation for deciding how to achieve fairness in resource allocation problems. He has also done research in counting problems, particularly on counting various types of cuts in graphs. Searns’ research is at the intersection of theory and AI and has been advised by Hadi Hosseini and Ivona Bezakova; both faculty members in RIT's Computer Science department.