Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair, Jerome McClendon

 Jerome McClendon

Research Assistant Professor, Clemson University


Dr. Jerome L. McClendon is a Research Assistant Professor at Clemson University. His appointment is currently in the Department of Automotive Engineering, but in the past, he was a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University. Dr. Jerome McClendon’s research efforts lie at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Human Centered Computing. Specifically, his research is focused on the design, implementation and evaluation of intelligent computing systems that mimic human behavior in the following four areas of interest: 1) robotics and autonomous systems, 2) conversation or natural language understanding, 3) learning, and 4) decision making. His aim is to use systems with intelligent capabilities to assist experts from various domains in becoming more effective and efficient professionals. He is the recipient of 2016 IBM Faculty Awards.

Dr. McClendon received both a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Auburn University and PhD in Computer Science from Clemson University.