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 Venue. How to Prepare the Next Generation of Cognitive Systems Researchers? (Academia Panel @ ACS 2020)
  • New Venue. Artificial Intelligence Research is for Everyone! (Technical Workshop @ Tapia 2020)
  • New Patent. Method and Device for Multi-Agent Path Planning
  • New Patent. Method and Device for Three-Weight Message-Passing Optimization Scheme Using Splines

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 »