eugene dot agichtein
Telephone: (404) 727-7962
Fax: (404) 727-5611
Math & CS Department, Emory University
400 Dowman Drive, Suite W401
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I lead the
Intelligent Information Access Lab (IRLab). We work on information
retrieval and text and data mining:
web search and information retrieval, focus on search behavior
social media analysis, and online social interactions, computational social science
text mining and information extraction, question answering
medical applications: early detection of Alzheimer's disease, clinical decision support
- Ali Ahmadvand
- Ramraj Chandradevan
- Jason Choi
- Sarah Fillwock
- Harshita Sahijwani (2017-)
- Sergey Volokhin (2017-)
- Safoora Yousefi (Postdoctoral Fellow) (2019)
- Zihao Wang
- Dr. Qi Guo, Ph.D.
(2007-2012). First position: Applied Research Scientist at Microsoft
Bing. Now researcher at Google.
Kotov, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011-2013. First position: Assistant Professor at Wayne State University
- Dr. Dmitry Lagun (2009-2014). First position: Research Scientist, Google
- Dr. Qiaoling Liu (2009-2014). First position: Data Scientist at CareerBuilder.com
Savenkov (2011-2017). First position: Research Scientist, Facebook
Wang (2009-2014). First position: founder of a tech startup.
Ageev, visiting from Moscow
University, Winter 2013
Fulbright Faculty Scholar, visiting 2015-2016
Fulbright Scholar, visiting 2012-13
Fall 2017: CS325/CS557: Artificial Intelligence
| Recent Professional
Agichtein is a Winship Associate Professor in the Computer Science
department at Emory University.
Dr. Agichtein founded and leads the
Emory Intelligent Information Access Laboratory (IR Lab). Eugene's
general research interests are in web search and information retrieval,
and more generally in text and data mining, social media analysis, and human-computer interaction.
Eugene received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University,
and a B.S. in Engineering from The Cooper Union. Eugene was a Sloan
Research Fellow, a past member of the DARPA Computer Science Study Group,
and a recipient of four best paper awards from SIGMOD, SIGIR, WSDM, and ICDE conferences,
and test-of-time awards from WSDM and SIGIR. His work has been supported by grants from DARPA, IARPA, the
National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation, and
by gifts and grants from industry, including Amazon, Google, Home Depot, HP Labs, Microsoft,
and Yahoo! Labs. Since January 2019, Dr. Agichtein has been a part-time "Amazon Scholar" (Principal Scientist) at Amazon Alexa.
Personal and Miscelanious
I am an avid runner. I have ran Boston, New York, Virginia Beach, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Tiberias, Georgia, and Atlanta marathons
, and of course the Atlanta's famous Peachtree road race.
Last updated: October 2019