Howdy! My name is Nate Derbinsky.

I am a teacher, a researcher, a software developer, and an entrepreneur. I pursue exciting opportunities to learn and apply technologies that scale to solve important problems in the world.

News. Latest announcements.

  • New Publication. SecDef 2021
  • New Publication. ARS 2021
  • New Venue. Professional Development Workshop for Teaching-Track Faculty (Workshop @ SIGCSE 2021)
  • New Position. Assistant Dean for Teaching Faculty, Khoury College @ Northeastern University

Research. Cognitive systems.

Developing agents with human-level intelligence: real-time systems that persist for long periods of time while autonomously contending with, and improving performance on, a variety of tasks.

Papers, talks, and code »

Teaching. Passion, inclusion, respect.

Adapting an inclusive learning environment in which to confront challenging ideas.

Philosophy, materials, and evaluations »

Personal. Learning, giving back.

Tinkering with and applying new technologies in real-world contexts.

Projects and links »