Nitesh V Chawla
Frank Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor
Frank Freimann Collegiate Collegiate Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, 2002
M.S., Computer Science, University of South Florida, 2000
B.E., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Poona, 1997
Nitesh Chawla, PhD is the Frank Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Director of Data Inference Analysis and Learning Lab (DIAL), and Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for
Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA). He started his tenure-track position at Notre Dame in 2007, and was promoted and tenured in 2011. His research is focused on machine learning, data mining, and network science. He is at the frontier of interdisciplinary applications with innovative work in healthcare informatics, social networks, analytics, and climate/environmental sciences. He is the recipient of multiple awards for research and teaching innovation including outstanding teacher awards (2007 and 2010), National Academy of Engineers New Faculty Fellowship, and number of best paper awards and nominations. He received the IBM Watson Faculty Award in 2012. He was the chair of the IEEE CIS Data Mining Technical Committee (2010-2012). He serves on editorial boards of a number of journals and organization/program committees of top-tier conferences.
Summary of Activities/Interests
Dr. Chawla's research interests are broadly in the areas of Big Data: data mining, machine learning, network science and their applications social networks, healthcare informatics/analytics, and climate data science.
He directs the Notre Dame Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA) and the Data Inference Analytics and Learning Lab (DIAL).
February 25, 2015
August 13, 2014