Eugene's photo Eugene Agichtein
Computer Science Department,   Emory University
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E-mail: eugene dot agichtein
at emory dot edu
Telephone: (404) 727-7962  Fax: (404) 727-5611
E500 (5th floor), Emerson Hall
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Eugene Agichtein
Math & CS Department, Emory University
400 Dowman Drive, Suite W401
Atlanta, Georgia    30322,  USA
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  • Research
    I lead the Emory 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

    Students and Researchers:

  • Teaching
    Fall 2017: CS325/CS557: Artificial Intelligence
    Recent Professional Service
      Program Committee Chair: CIKM 2022
    Program Committee Chair: WSDM 2021 Conference
    Program Committee Chair: WWW 2017 Conference
    Program Committee Chair: WSDM 2012 Conference
    Biographical Sketch
    Eugene Agichtein is a 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, conversational search, 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