Allan Collins currently serves as emeritus professor of learning sciences at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he started as professor in 1989.
LEXINGTON, MA, April 08, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Allan Collins, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Collins celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Backed by 50 years' professional excellence, Dr. Collins currently serves as emeritus professor of learning sciences at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he started as professor in 1989. At the start of his career, he honed his scientific expertise with Bolt, Beranek & Newman Inc., now known as BBN Technologies, as a senior scientist and principal scientist. Additionally, he worked for such institutions as the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard College, Boston College and the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. In a career filled with highlights, Dr. Collins is especially proud of launching research on human semantic memory with R. Quillian and developing the first intelligent tutoring system with J.R. Carbonell.
An expert in his field, Dr. Collins holds a Master of Arts in communications sciences and a Doctor of Philosophy in psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In order to remain abreast of developments in the field, he affiliates himself with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Academy of Education, the Cognitive Science Society, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence and the American Educational Research Association. With a plethora of knowledge at his disposal, he helped to edit "Representation and Understanding" and "Readings in Cognitive Science," and authored "The Cognitive Structure of Emotions," "Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology" and "What's Worth Teaching: Rethinking Curriculum in the Age of Technology." For his excellence in the field, he received the Guggenheim and Sloan Fellowships, and was featured in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in Medicine and Education and Who's Who in the World. Looking toward the future, Dr. Collins intends to continue parlaying his knowledge of the field to others in his role as professor emeritus.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Collins has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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