Professor Sheila McIlraith has been elected one of the six 2011 fellows of AAAI (the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence). This is the highest honor in the AI community, aimed "to recognize individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions---usually over at least a ten-year period---to the field of artificial intelligence". Sheila was recognized "for significant contributions to knowledge representation, reasoning
about action, and the formal foundations of the semantic web and
diagnostic problem solving."
Information about the AAAI fellows program is available on their website
Sheila joins six other UofT colleagues - Professors John Mylopolous, Geoff Hinton, Hector Levesque, Mark Fox, Craig Boutilier and Fahiem Bacchus, who are members of this prestigious group.