Associate Professor UA School of Information; Statistics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program faculty

Clayton Morrison

Clayton T. Morrison is an Associate Professor in the School of Information at the University of Arizona and faculty member of the Statistics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program. He leads the Machine Learning for Artificial Intelligence Laboratory ( Professor Morrison received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Binghamton University in 1998 in the area of computational cognitive modeling and received his M.Sc. in computer science from University of Massachusetts in 2004. He spent five years at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, for two years as a Director of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Fellow, and then as a Research Computer Scientist . He joined the University of Arizona in 2008. His current research focuses on developing machine learning and statistical modeling approaches to learning structured representations from unstructured, semi-structured and time series data. Applications include natural language processing and machine reading, biological structure and processes, computational music analysis, and modeling the relationships between human facial expressions and decision-making. His work has been funded by multiple grants from NSF, DARPA, AFOSR, and ONR. His areas of interest include Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Image Analysis.