People - Faculty

Eugene Agichtein

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies in Computer Science and Informatics (DGS)
Portfolio: CS graduate program administration, recruiting, advising, and course planning

Office: Emerson 500
Phone: 404-727-7962
Email: eugene@mathcs.emory.edu
Personal Website: http://www.mathcs.emory.edu/~eugene
Research Groups: Databases and Information Management

Office Hours:
  • Tuesday: 12:00PM - 1:00PM (CS 557 @ Emerson E500)
  • Thursday: 12:00PM - 1:00PM (CS 557 @ Emerson E500)
  • Thursday: 1:00PM - 3:00PM (CSI PhD Advising @ the MathCS Advising Room)
  • or by appointment

Teaching:
  • CS 325 (1) - Artificial Intelligence MWMW 4:00PM - 5:15PM
  • CS 700R (1) - Graduate Seminar F 3:00PM - 3:50PM

Research:
  • I lead the Emory Intelligent Information Access Lab (IRLab) . We work on information retrieval and text and data mining, including mining online user behavior and interactions in web search and online social networks, large-scale content analysis and information extraction, and on applications of these techniques to medical domains.

Recent Publications:

Education:
  • Ph.D. (2005), M.S. (2000), Columbia University (Computer Science)
  • B.S., 1998, Cooper Union (Engineering)

Honours and Awards:
  • 2014 Best Student Paper Award, WSDM 2014 Conference
  • 2012 A.P. Sloan Research Fellow
  • Member, DARPA Computer Science Study Group (2011-2014)
  • Best Paper Award at SIGIR 2011 Conference
  • Best Paper Award at SIGMOD 2016 Conference

Activities:
  • Program Co-Chair: 2017 World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2017)
  • Program Co-Chair: 2012 Web Search and Data Mining Conference (WSDM 2012)
  • Associate Editor: Information Retrieval Journal