My research applies a computational lens to empower large groups of people connecting and working online. I design crowdsourcing and social computing systems that enable people to connect more effectively and toward more complex, fulfilling goals.

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 five Best Paper awards and eleven honorable mentions at premier venues in human-computer interaction and social computing. Michael has been recognized as a Robert N. Noyce Family Faculty Scholar, and awarded the George M. Sprowls award, NSF CAREER Award, and 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.

Recent highlights

Publications

Kenji Hata, Ranjay Krishna, Li Fei-Fei, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2017
Cewu Lu*, Ranjay Krishna*, Michael Bernstein, Li Fei-Fei
ECCV 2016
oralpdf · project site
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
Ethan Fast, Binbin Chen, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2016
Best Paperpdf · slides · project site
Ethan Fast, William McGrath, Pranav Rajpurkar, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2016
Honorable Mentionpdf · slides
Ranjay Krishna, Kenji Hata, Stephanie Chen, Joshua Kravitz, David A. Shamma, Li Fei-Fei, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2016
Ryo Suzuki, Niloufar Salehi, Michelle S. Lam, Juan C. Marroquin, Michael S. Bernstein
CHI 2016
Thomas Malone, Michael Bernstein
MIT Press 2015
Jeffrey Bigham, Michael Bernstein and Eytan Adar
MIT Press 2015
Michael S. Bernstein, Greg Little, Robert C. Miller, Bjoern Hartmann, Mark Ackerman, David R. Karger, David Crowell, and Katrina Panovich
CACM 2015
research highlightpdf · video
Justin Johnson, Ranjay Krishna, Michael Stark, Li-Jia Li, David Ayman Shamma, Michael Bernstein, Li Fei-Fei
CVPR 2015
Niloufar Salehi, Lilly Irani, Michael Bernstein, Ali Alkhatib, Eva Ogbe, Kristy Milland, Clickhappier
CHI 2015
honorable mentionpdf · slides
Justin Cheng, Jaime Teevan, Shamsi Iqbal, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2015
honorable mentionpdf · slides
Justin Cheng, Jaime Teevan, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2015
honorable mentionpdf · slides
Walter Lasecki, Juho Kim, Nicholas Rafter, Onkur Sen, Jeffrey Bigham, and Michael Bernstein
CHI 2015
honorable mentionpdf
Joy Kim, Mira Dontcheva, Wilmot Li, Michael S. Bernstein, Daniela Steinsapir
CHI 2015
honorable mentionpdf · slides · project site
Chinmay Kulkarni, Julia Cambre, Yasmine Kotturi, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott Klemmer
CSCW 2015
Justin Cheng, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2015
honorable mentionpdf · slides
Chinmay Kulkarni, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott Klemmer
L@S 2015
Yasmine Kotturi, Chinmay Kulkarni, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott Klemmer
L@S 2015
Olga Russakovsky, Jia Deng, Hao Su, Jonathan Krause, Sanjeev Satheesh, Sean Ma, Zhiheng Huang, Andrej Karpathy, Aditya Khosla, Michael Bernstein, Alexander C. Berg, Li Fei-Fei
IJCV 2015
Çağatay Demiralp, Michael Bernstein, Jeffrey Heer
InfoVis 2014
Vasilis Verroios, Michael Bernstein
HCOMP 2014
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Daniela Retelny, Sebastien Robaszkiewicz, Alexandra To, Walter Lasecki, Jay Patel, Negar Rahmati, Tulsee Doshi, Melissa Valentine, Michael Bernstein
UIST 2014
best paper awardpdf · video · slides · project site
Ethan Fast, Daniel Steffee, Lucy Wang, Joel Brandt, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2014
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Rajan Vaish, Keith Wyngarden, Jingshu Chen, Brandon Cheung, Michael Bernstein
CHI 2014
Jia Deng, Olga Russakovsky, Jonathan Krause, Michael Bernstein, Alex Berg, and Li Fei-Fei
CHI 2014
pdf · slides
Eytan Bakshy, Dean Eckles, Michael Bernstein
WWW 2014
Chinmay Kulkarni, Richard Socher, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott R. Klemmer
L@S 2014
Justin Cheng, Michael Bernstein
CSCW 2014
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Talks and travel
03 Sep
CSCW PC meeting
17 Oct
09 Dec
CHI PC meeting
27 Feb
Ph.D. alumni
Chinmay Kulkarni, Carnegie Mellon
Teaching

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Our work is made possible through the generosity of the National Science Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Stanford Cyber Initiative, SAIL-Toyota Center, Stanford Data Science Initiative, Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Hasso Plattner Research Design Thinking Research Program, Stanford Computer Forum, Office of Naval Research, Microsoft Research, Google Research, Yahoo! Research, Accenture Technology Labs, and Adobe Research.