Keith Decker

Associate Professor
Keith Decker
Office: 416A FinTech Innovation Hub, 591 Collaboration Way
Phone: 302-831-1959

Keith Decker

Associate Professor
JPMC Fellow, Institute for Financial Services Analytics


PhD | 1995 | Computer Science, University of Massachusetts
MS | 1987 | Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BS | 1984 | Applied Math / Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Executive Summary

Keith Decker is an Associate Professor and JPMorgan Chase Fellow in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, College of Engineering, at the University of Delaware. He is also affiliated faculty at the Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence, the Data Science Institute, the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, and the Institute for Financial Service Analytics. His research interests include multi-agent systems, computational organization design, distributed planning and scheduling, distributed information gathering, multi-agent learning, bioinformatics, AI & finance, and AI & wearable devices. He is the recipient of a DARPA special recognition award “for foundational research in coordination technologies” and has published over 100 papers in journals and highly competitive conferences. Decker has been program co-chair for the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Practical Applications of Autonomous and Multi-agent Systems, and numerous related AI workshops. His interdisciplinary projects at UD include automated genetic annotation, coalition management techniques for electric vehicle-to-grid power, and machine learning for automated health coaching.

Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics and Health Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Education