Rich Caruana, BirdCast Alumnus Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research

Rich Caruana is Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research. Most of his research is in machine learning and data mining, and in the application of these to challenging problems in medical decision making and ecology. Rich has collaborated with Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology on a number of projects, and now serves as an external advisor on BirdCast. Rich is involved in a collaboration with members of the BirdCast Team to develop methods for providing ground truth observations of birds in flight to more accurately measure bird migration and calibrate radar measurements.