Dr. Mobasher Bio
Dr. Bamshad Mobasher is a professor of Computer Science and the director of the Center for Web Intelligence at DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media in Chicago. He is also the co-founder and the former director of the Center for Data Science at DePaul University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Iowa State University in 1994. His general research areas include artificial intelligence, machine learning and information retrieval. In particular, he is considered one of the leading authorities in Web mining, Web personalization, and recommender systems. His work in these areas has garnered over 25,000 times. He has published 5 edited books and over 200 scientific articles. As the director of the Center for Web Intelligence, he directs research focusing on creating more intelligent, personalized Web applications; and he works with the industry on numerous joint projects. He serves in leadership positions of several international conferences, including the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, and the International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization. Dr. Mobasher serves as an associate editor for the ACM Transactions on the Web, the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology and the ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems. He has also served on the editorial boards of several other prominent computing journals.