Jiawei Han, Ph.D.
Jiawei Han, contact PI and Program Director, is one of the world’s foremost experts in data mining and is the author of the area’s pre-eminent textbook, “Data Mining, Concepts and Techniques,” now in its third edition. He has authored over 500 journal and conference publications and has received multiple grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, DARPA, and many private foundations. His research spans all of the domains of Big Data: data mining, data warehousing, database systems, and mining of spatiotemporal data, Web data, and social/information network data. He is also a very successful educator, and his data mining classes at the U of I are regularly oversubscribed.