Information for Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Basic information

Item Value
Country United States
Facebook username MachineIntelligenceResearchInstitute
YouTube username user/MIRIBerkeley
Twitter username MIRIBerkeley
Website https://intelligence.org
Launch date 2000-01-01
Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machine_Intelligence_Research_Institute
Timelines Wiki page https://timelines.issarice.com/wiki/Timeline_of_Machine_Intelligence_Research_Institute
Hosted organizations AI Impacts
Donations List Website (data still preliminary) donee

List of people

Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Eliezer Yudkowsky Senior Research Fellow position technical research full-time [1]
Jesse Liptrap Software Engineer position software engineering full-time [2]
Nick Tarleton Software Engineer position software engineering full-time [2]
Aaron Silverbook Office Manager position general full-time [1]
Alex Altair Research Associate position [3]
Mihaly Barasz Research Associate position [3]
Paul Christiano Research Associate position [3]
Daniel Dewey Research Associate 2011-01-01 2015-01-01 position [3], [4]
Benya Fallenstein Research Associate position [3]
Marcello Herreshoff Research Associate position [3]
Bill Hibbard Research Associate position [3]
Patrick LaVictoire Research Associate position [3]
Nate Soares Research Associate position [3]
Kaj Sotala Research Associate position [3]
Nisan Stiennon Research Associate position [3]
Vipul Naik 2014-01-15 2014-08-01 position [5]
Nate Soares Executive Director position [1]
Benya Fallenstein Research Fellow 2014-01-01 position [1], [6], [7], [8] The start date guess is 2013-12-31; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position.
Scott Garrabrant Research Fellow position [1]
Marcello Herreshoff Research Fellow position [1]
Sam Eisenstat Research Fellow position [1]
Abram Demski Research Fellow position [1]
Tsvi Benson-Tilsen Assistant Research Fellow position [1]
Katja Grace Researcher, AI Impacts position [1]
Andrew Critch Research Fellow (on leave) position [1]
Malo Bourgon Chief Operating Officer position [1], [9]
Alex Vermeer Program Management Analyst position [1]
Rob Bensinger Research Communications Manager position [1]
Colm Ó Riain Development position [1]
Matthew Graves Staff Writer position [1]
Nick Bostrom Research Advisor position [1]
Stuart Russell Research Advisor position [1]
Jan Leike Research Advisor position [1]
Bart Selman Research Advisor position [1]
Steve Omohundro Research Advisor position [1]
Gary Drescher General Advisor position [1]
Luke Muehlhauser General Advisor position [1]
Robin Hanson General Advisor position [1]
Christine Peterson General Advisor position [1]
Jed McCaleb General Advisor position [1]
Jaan Tallinn General Advisor position [1]
Stuart Armstrong Research Associate position [1]
Ramana Kumar Research Associate position [1]
Vadim Kosoy Research Associate position [1], [10]
Edwin Evans Board Chair position [1]
Nate Soares Board Director position [1]
Matthew Fallshaw Board Director position [1]
Eliezer Yudkowsky Board Director position [1]
Anna Salamon Board Director position [1], [7]
Luke Muehlhauser Researcher 2011-01-01 position [3]
Luke Muehlhauser Executive Director position [3]
Louie Helm Deputy Director position [3]
Eliezer Yudkowsky Research Fellow position [3]
Malo Bourgon Project Manager position [3]
Kevin Fischer Board Director position [3]
Tomer Kagan Board Director position [3]
Michael Vassar Board Director position [3]
Nate Soares Research Fellow 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11], [8] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Patrick LaVictoire Research Fellow 2015-03-01 2017-06-01 position technical research full-time [11], [12], [8] The start date guess is 2015-03-31; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2017-06-01; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Malo Bourgon Program Management Analyst 2012-01-01 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Alex Vermeer Program Management Analyst 2012-01-01 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Katja Grace Research Assistant 2014-02-01 2015-05-07 position [11], [6] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Rob Bensinger Outreach Coordinator 2013-11-01 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2013-11-30; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Nick Bostrom Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Max Tegmark Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Gary Drescher Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Robin Hanson Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Steve Omohundro Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Moshe Looks Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Roman Yampolskiy Research Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Peter Thiel General Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Christine Peterson General Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Liron Shapira General Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Jed McCaleb General Advisor 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Stuart Armstrong Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Mihaly Barasz Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Tsvi Benson-Tilsen Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Abram Demski Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Scott Garrabrant Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Marcello Herreshoff Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Bill Hibbard Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Kaj Sotala Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Nisan Stiennon Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Jessica Taylor Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Nate Thomas Research Associate 2015-05-07 2015-05-07 position [11] The start date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2015-05-07; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Jessica Taylor Research Fellow 2015-08-01 position [6]
Andrew Critch Research Fellow 2015-09-01 position [6]
Andrew Lapinski-Barker Office Manager 2015-09-01 position [6]
Jack Gallagher Intern position [13]
Kaya Stechly Intern position [13]
Louie Helm Director of Development 2012-05-06 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Amy Willey Chief Operating Officer 2011-07-28 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Ray Kurzweil Singularity Summit Co-Founder 2011-07-28 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Anna Salamon Research Fellow 2011-07-28 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Carl Shulman 2012-05-06 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Michael Anissimov Media Director 2011-07-28 2012-05-06 position [14] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2012-05-06; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Michael Vassar President 2010-03-17 2011-07-28 position [15], [16] The start date guess is 2010-03-17; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Steve Rayhawk Research Fellow 2011-07-28 2011-07-28 position [15] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Peter de Blanc Research Fellow 2011-07-28 2011-07-28 position [15] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Jasen Murray Program Manager of Visiting Fellows Program 2011-07-28 2011-07-28 position [15] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Pejman Makhfi Director of Venture Development 2011-07-28 2011-07-28 position [15] The start date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2011-07-28; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
David Hart Director of Open Source Projects 2010-03-17 2010-03-17 position [16] The start date guess is 2010-03-17; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2010-03-17; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Ben Goertzel Director of Applied Research 2010-03-17 2010-03-17 position [16] The start date guess is 2010-03-17; this is the upper guess (the earliest known date on which the person held the position) of the start of the position. The end date guess is 2010-03-17; this is the lower guess (the latest known date on which the the person held the position) of the end of the position.
Ryan Carey Assistant Research Fellow 2017-09-01 position [17], [18]
Blake Borgeson General Advisor 2017-11-01 position [19]

Products

Name Creation date Description
The Uncertain Future 2009-10-01 A tool to model future technology and its effect on civilization. For more about the history of the site, see [20].
LessWrong Wiki 2009-03-12 A companion wiki to the community blog LessWrong. The wiki has pages about AI safety.
Intelligent Agent Foundations Forum 2014-11-04 A forum for technical AI safety research. The source code is hosted on GitHub [21]. The timestamp on the introductory post [22] gives the launch date.
LessWrong 2009-02-01 A community blog about rationality, decision theory, AI, updates to MIRI, among other topics.