Dhillon Named Fellow of AAAS

Inderjit Dhillon is a computer science professor who directs the ICES Center for Big Data Analytics. He researches large-scale data mining, machine learning, network analysis, numerical optimization and scientific computing.

ICES Professor Inderjit S. Dhillon has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society.

Fellows of the AAAS are elected by their peers in their areas of science in recognition of their scientifically or socially distinguished work to advance science or its applications. This year, 391 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS, an organization known for its publication of Science and other journals that reach nearly 10 million scientists worldwide.

Dhillon, a professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics, was honored for contributions to large-scale data analysis and computational mathematics.

This year’s AAAS fellows were formally announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on Nov. 25. New fellows will be inducted at a ceremony on Feb. 18, 2017, at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass.

Posted: Nov. 21, 2016