Frank M. Freimann Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Nitesh Chawla’s research is focused on machine learning, AI and network science fundamentals and interdisciplinary applications. He is passionate on interdisciplinary collaborations to address the grand challenge problems for societal impact. His papers have received several best paper nominations and awards. He is also the recipient of several awards and honors including the Outstanding Dissertation Award, NIPS Classification Challenge Award, IEEE CIS Outstanding Early Career Award, the IBM Watson Faculty Award, the IBM Big Data and Analytics Faculty Award, the National Academy of Engineering New Faculty Fellowship, and 1st Source Bank Technology Commercialization Award. In recognition of the societal and impact of his research, he was recognized with the Rodney Ganey Award and Michiana 40 Under 40. He is the director of Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA) and founder of Aunalytics, a data science software and solutions company.