University of California in Irvine (UCI)
School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS)
Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics (IGB)

Research Areas

  • AI / Machine Learning / Data Mining
  • Chemoinformatics / Bioinformatics / Systems Biology

The driving interest behind my efforts is to understand natural and artificial intelligence. Examples of current projects in my group include developing machine learning and other statistical approaches for AI and large-scale data mining, developing chemistry expert systems, predicting protein properties, computationally screening and designing new drugs and chemical interactions, comparing genomes, and modeling metabolic, signaling, and regulatory networks in systems biology.

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UCI Positions


Ph.D. Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

  • Lew Allen Research Award
  • Laurel Wilkening Faculty Innovation Award
  • Microsoft Faculty Research Award
  • Fellow AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence)
  • Fellow AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • Fellow IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • 2010 Eduardo R. Caianiello Prize from the Italian Neural Network Society (SIREN)
  • Fellow ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
  • Fellow ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology)

Contact Information

Pierre Baldi
School of Information and Computer Sciences
Office: 4038 Bren Hall
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Irvine, CA 92697-3435


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Administrative Assistant:
Janet Ko
Office IGB 240

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