University of Southern California

USC Global Conference

Global Challenges for Humanity
Seoul, Korea
May 23-25, 2013

Yan Liu

Yan Liu

Yan Liu joined the USC Viterbi School of Engineering in 2010, as an assistant professor in the computer science department. Before that, she was a research staff member at IBM Research from 2006 to 2010. She received her M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. Her research interest includes developing scalable machine learning algorithms with applications to social media analysis, computational biology, climate modeling and business analytics.

She has received several awards, including the Yahoo! Faculty Award, the Association for Computing Machinery Dissertation Award (honorable mention), Best Application Paper Award in System Design and Management 2007, and winner of several data mining competitions, including the KDD Cup 2007, 2008, 2009 and the INFORMS data mining competition 2008. She has published over 40 referred articles and served as program committee of SIGKDD, International Conference on Machine Learning, Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management , Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval, International Conference on Data Mining, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning and co-chair of workshops in KDD and the International Conference on Data Mining.


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