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.
Best Paper Honorable Mention,
Best Paper, CHI 2017
Best Paper, CSCW 2017