Faculty Details

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Norman Sadeh

Professor, School of Computer Science

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Dr. Sadeh has been on the faculty at CMU since 1991. He built his initial reputation in the area of planning, scheduling and constraint satisfaction, developing techniques and tools that have been used by a number of companies and government organizations. He is also well-known for his seminal research in supply chain management and mixed initiative workflow management, which has influenced technical and commercial developments at several large companies.

Over the past few years, Norman has conducted pioneering research in web commerce, security and privacy. Other recent accomplishments include the design and launch of the international Supply Chain Trading Agent Competition (TAC-SCM), an international competition that has attracted over 150 entries from 60 teams coming from 21 different countries. 

Research Interests

As part of his activities, he teaches, conducts research and provides consulting services in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Planning and Scheduling, Agent Technologies, Automated Negotiation, Workflow Management, the Semantic Web, Mobile and Pervasive Computing and Information Privacy and Security. He is also interested in the broader business, social and policy implications associated with the emerging


Ph.D. in Computer Science, CMU

MS in Computer Science, University of Southern California.

BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering and applied physics, Free University of Brussels.