Curriculum Vitae

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Nathan Schurr

PHE 514, University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 90089




University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - 2007
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Research Advisor: Professor Milind Tambe


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - 2004
M.S. in Computer Science


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA - 2002
B.S. in Computer Engineering
Minor: Philosophy
Recognition: Cum Laude


Contributor to the Department of Homeland Security Center: Presented to review committee and now a part of the initial research projects. I am developing tools in an effort to simulate and recover from terrorist attacks.

Manager over group of four software developers: All worked on adding functionality and documentation to the Machinetta proxy-based teamwork software package.

Teaching Assistant for CSCI 543: Software Multiagent Systems for Spring 2003 Semester.

Research Assistant under Milind Tambe for all Semesters.
Senior Software Engineer/Co-founder 2000-2001 Terazima LLC in San Luis Obispo, CA. Completed design and Java coding for the Gnutella module. Influenced business decisions and direction of company.

Co-Program Manager and Design Lead 2000 CADRC San Luis Obispo, CA. Designed 3D interactive graphics demo for military research

Summer Intern at Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, Oregon. 1999. Owned the State Equations for WXB Bridge to the 82460GX chipset


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Honors and Activities

- Awarded Viterbi School of Engineering Homeland Security Center Doctoral Fellowship

- Placed on Cal Poly Engineering Deanís List and Presidentís List (all quarters)

- Member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society

- Member of American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

- Served on the Board of Directors for College of Engineering for A.S.I. (student govt.)

- Tutored in a number of different topics in engineering, mathematics and philosophy

- Performer with Smile and Nod improvisational theater


- Presented to Tom Ridge, then Secretary of Homeland Security

- Presented to Charles McQueary, then Under Secretary for Science and Technology within the Department of Homeland Security

- Presented to Dr. John Hennessy, President of Stanford University

- Invited speaker to York University, UK

- Invited speaker to the Institute of Creative Technology (ICT)

- Invited speaker to Advanced Artificial Intelligence course hosted by Sven Koenig


- Interviewed for National Public Radio

- Featured in Daily Breeze newspaper

- Research appeared on Fox 11 news

- Interviewed for and appeared on UPN 13 news