Dr. Eugene Agichtein is a Winship "Distinguished Research" Professor of Computer Science at Emory University, where he founded and leads the Intelligent Information Access Laboratory (IR Lab): http://ir.cs.emory.edu. Dr Agichtein's research spans the areas of information retrieval, natural language processing, data mining, and human computer interaction. Eugene has co-authored over 100 publications, and has been recognized by multiple awards, including the A.P. Sloan fellowship and the 2013 Karen Spark Jones Award from the British Computer Society, Test of Time awards from WSDM 2018 and SIGIR 2018, and best paper awards from SIGIR 2011 and SIGMOD 2006. Eugene served as Program Co-Chair of the WSDM 2012, WWW 2017, and WSDM 2021 conferences. In January 2019, Dr. Agichtein joined Amazon as part time "Amazon Scholar" (principal scientist) to work with the Alexa Shopping Science team.
Research and Industry Collaboration
Dr. Agichtein frequently collaborates with tech companies on problems related to:
- Web and Enterprise Search, user behavior and engagement, evaluation : http://ir.cs.emory.edu/projects/intent/
- Conversational Search and Recommendation: https://developer.amazon.com/alexaprize/2018/iris
- Text, social media, and data mining: http://ir.cs.emory.edu/projects/
Dr. Agichtein has worked at, or collaborated with Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, eBay, HP, Motorola, The Home Depot, and other companies.
For more information:
Long CV: last updated July 2019
Academic Webpage: http://www.cs.emory.edu/~eugene/
Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3BX3vWcAAAAJ&hl=en
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-agichtein
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