Dr. Michael W. Berry holds the title of Full Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning (CISML) in the College of Engineering. He received the BS degree in Mathematics from the University of Georgia in 1981 and the MS degree in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University in 1983. In 1990, he received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Berry was the recipient of the Moses E. and Mayme Brooks Distinguished Professor Award (UTK College of Engineering) in 2009, the Allen Hoshall Engineering Faculty Award (UTK College of Engineering) in 2010, the L.R. Hesler Award for Excellence in Teaching in Service (UTK Chancellor’s Honors) in 2011, and the Charles Edward Ferris Faculty Award (UTK College of Engineering) in 2011. His research interests include information retrieval, text/data mining, computational science, bioinformatics, and scientific computing.
Focus Areas: Machine Learning | Knowledge Discovery | Bioinformatics | Information Retrieval | Scientific Computing
Skills and Expertise: Text/Data Mining | Social Media Mining | Nonnegative Matrix and Tensor Factorization | Numerical Linear Algebra