My research applies a computational lens to connect people together to achieve complex collective goals. I design, build and study social computing systems at scales from teams to crowds.

Michael Bernstein is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he is a member of the Human-Computer Interaction group. His research focuses on the design of crowdsourcing and social computing systems. This work has received seven best paper awards and sixteen honorable mentions at premier venues in human-computer interaction. Michael has been recognized as a Robert N. Noyce Family Faculty Scholar, and has received an NSF CAREER award, Outstanding Academic Title citation from the American Library Association, and Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. He holds a bachelor's degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, and a master's and Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT.

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Sharon Zhou, Melissa Valentine, Michael S. Bernstein
Honorable MentionCHI 2018
Ethan Fast, Binbin Chen, Julia Mendelsohn, Jonathan Bassen, Michael S. Bernstein
CHI 2018
Daniela Retelny, Melissa Valentine, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2018
Rajan Vaish, Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Geza Kovacs, Andreas Veit, Ranjay Krishna, Imanol Arrieta Ibarra, Camelia Simoiu, Michael Wilber, Serge Belongie, Sharad Goel, James Davis, Michael S. Bernstein
Honorable MentionUIST 2017
Melissa Valentine, Daniela Retelny, Alexandra To, Negar Rahmati, Tulsee Doshi, Michael Kim, Maxine Fonua, and Michael Bernstein
Best PaperCHI 2017
Ali Alkhatib, Michael Bernstein, Margaret Levi
Honorable MentionCHI 2017
Nicolas Kokkalis, Chengdiao Fan, Johannes Roith, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott R. Klemmer
Honorable MentionCHI 2017
Zhiyuan Lin, Niloufar Salehi, Bowen Yao, Yiqi Chen, and Michael Bernstein
ICWSM 2017
Ranjay Krishna, Yuke Zhu, Oliver Groth, Justin Johnson, Kenji Hata, Joshua Kravitz, Stephanie Chen, Yannis Kalantidis, Li Jia-Li, David Ayman Shamma, Michael Bernstein, Li Fei-Fei
IJCV 2017
Justin Cheng, Michael Bernstein, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Jure Leskovec
Best PaperCSCW 2017
Nicolas Kokkalis, Chengdiao Fan, Thomas Breier, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Joy Kim, Maneesh Agrawala, Michael S. Bernstein
Honorable MentionCSCW 2017
Joy Kim, Sarah Sterman, Allegra Argent Beal Cohen, Michael S. Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Mark E. Whiting, Dilrukshi Gamage, Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Aaron Gilbee, Shirish Goyal, Alipta Ballav, Dinesh Majeti, Nalin Chhibber, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Freddie Vargus, Tejas Seshadri Sarma, Varshine Chandrakanthan, Teogenes Moura, Mohamed Hashim Salih, Gabriel Bayomi Tinoco Kalejaiye, Adam Ginzberg, Catherine A. Mullings, Yoni Dayan, Kristy Milland, Henrique Orefice, Jeff Regino, Sayna Parsi, Kunz Mainali, Vibhor Sehgal, Sekandar Matin, Akshansh Sinha, Rajan Vaish, Michael S. Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Niloufar Salehi, Andrew McCabe, Melissa Valentine, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Kenji Hata, Ranjay Krishna, Li Fei-Fei, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Durim Morina, Adam Ginzberg, Catherine Mullings, Shirish Goyal, Dilrukshi Gamage, Christopher Diemert, Mathias Burton, Sharon Zhou, Mark Whiting, Karolina Ziulkoski, Alipta Ballav, Aaron Gilbee, Senadhipathige S. Niranga, Vibhor Sehgal, Jasmine Lin, Leonardy Kristianto, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Jeff Regino, Nalin Chhibber, Dinesh Majeti, Sachin Sharma, Kamila Mananova, Dinesh Dhakal, William Dai, Victoria Purynova, Samarth Sandeep, Varshine Chandrakanthan, Tejas Sarma, Sekandar Matin, Ahmed Nasser, Rohit Nistala, Alexander Stolzoff, Kristy Milland, Vinayak Mathur, Rajan Vaish, Michael S. Bernstein
UIST 2016
Cewu Lu*, Ranjay Krishna*, Michael Bernstein, Li Fei-Fei
oralECCV 2016
Ryo Suzuki, Niloufar Salehi, Michelle S. Lam, Juan C. Marroquin, Michael S. Bernstein
CHI 2016
Ranjay Krishna, Kenji Hata, Stephanie Chen, Joshua Kravitz, David A. Shamma, Li Fei-Fei, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2016
Ethan Fast, William McGrath, Pranav Rajpurkar, Michael Bernstein
Honorable MentionCHI 2016
Ethan Fast, Binbin Chen, Michael Bernstein
Best PaperCHI 2016
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