United States

Dr. Manas Gaur is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). At UMBC, he leads the Knowledge-infused AI and Inference (KAI2) lab. Before entering academia, he was the lead research scientist in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at the AI Center within Samsung Research America. He also held a visiting researcher role at the Alan Turing Institute. Dr. Gaur earned his Ph.D. under the guidance of Prof. Amit P. Sheth at the Artificial Intelligence Institute, University of South Carolina. Together, they played a pivotal role in developing Knowledge-infused Learning, a paradigm that harmonizes seamlessly with NeuroSymbolic AI. He has been recognized as AAAI New Faculty for 2023 and is currently an advisor to, a startup on Mental Health.