Bruce Croft Retires into Research-Only Role

Distinguished Professor Bruce Croft is retiring this spring after spending his thirty-nine-year career on the computer science faculty at UMass Amherst. He is setting aside his faculty responsibilities to focus on research and on directing the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR), which he founded in 1992.

Read the full article on IR research pioneer Bruce Croft's career and retirement.

Check out the photos from Bruce's May 22, 2018 retirement party held in the Computer Science Building.

Prior to the start of SIGIR 2018, a group of Bruce's former Ph.D. students and CIIR collaborators gathered in Ann Arbor to celebrate his retirement.