Awards

2020

2020 ACM SIGKDD Test of Time Award

Paper: “Get Another Label …” with Sheng and Ipeirotis
2020

Best Student Paper Award Runner-up, WISE 2020

Paper: A Comparison of Methods for Treatment Assignment with an Application to Playlist Generation (Carlos Fernández-Loría was the student)
2018

Finalist, 2018 Algorithm for Change AI/ML Competition (Helping low income, underrepresented minority and first generation students get to and through college)

Algorithm for Change AI/ML Competition
2017

European Research Paper of the Year 2017 (awarded by AIS & CIONET – for a paper in MISQ)

AIS & CIONET
2016

Best Paper Award, Information Systems Research (2016)

Information Systems Research
2015

INFORMS President’s Pick, for paper published in Information Systems Research (Fall 2015)

INFORMS
2014

2014 NYU/Stern MSBA Best Teacher Award

NYU/Stern
2015

3 of the Top-5 Most Downloaded Papers (including #1) in the journal Big Data (as of Nov. 2015)

Big Data
2014

Nominated for 2014 NYU/Stern Professor of the Year by the MBA student body (one of 31 nominees)

NYU/Stern
2013

Nominated for 2013 NYU/Stern Professor of the Year by the MBA student body (one of 23 nominees)

NYU/Stern
2012

Best Paper Award, ACM SIGKDD 2012, Industry Track

ACM SIGKDD 2012, Industry Track
2012

People’s Choice Award, Runner-up, 2012 Future of Advertising Conf. on Empirical Generalizations in Advertising

Future of Advertising Conf. on Empirical Generalizations in Advertising
2014

Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative Awards 2014

Wharton
2012

Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative Awards 2012

Wharton
2011

Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative Awards 2011

Wharton
2009

Marketing Science Institute Award (one of several)

Marketing Science Institute
2009

The INFORMS Design Science Award, December 2009

INFORMS
2008

Best Paper Award Runner-up, ACM SIGKDD 2008

ACM SIGKDD 2008
2003

Third Place in KDDCUP-2003

KDDCUP-2003
2000

PI: IBM Faculty Awards ($80,000), “Extending the Reach of Data Mining”

IBM
2003

Second Place in KDDCUP-2003

KDDCUP-2003
2001

IBM Faculty Awards, 2001

IBM
2001

Elected as one of ten founding board members of the Intl. Machine Learning Society, Fall 2001 (Reelected 2006)

Intl. Machine Learning Society
2000

IBM Faculty Awards, 2000

IBM
1997

Best Paper Award, Third International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD-97)

Third International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD-97)
1995

President’s Award, NYNEX Science and Technology (now Verizon)

NYNEX Science and Technology (now Verizon)
1986

Graduated First in Class. Summa Cum Laude (4.0 GPA), and awarded the Certificates of General Excellence, Excellence in Mathematics, and Excellence in Physics

Duquesne University
2004

PI: DOD/AFRL Grant ($186,925) Evidence Assessment, Grouping, Linking, and Evaluation Program

Evidence Assessment, Grouping, Linking, and Evaluation Program
2009

PI: Marketing Science Institute Award ($6500) “On-line brand advertising using social networks induced from user-generated content”

Marketing Science Institute
2001

PI: DARPA Grant ($825,000), Evidence Extraction and Link Discover Program

Evidence Extraction and Link Discover Program
2004

PI: NYSIA Grant ($35,000), “Algorithms and software for suspicion scoring”

NYSIA
1994

Co-PI: NSF Grant NSF-IRI-9412549 ($240,101), “Using Parallelism to Scale Up Machine Learning to Large Data-Analysis Problems”

NSF
2008

Co-PI: IBM OCR Award ($200,000) “Data and Risk.”

IBM
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