Search Labs
  • Recognitions

  • Anitha Kannan and Krishnaram Kenthapadi are serving as General Chairs of ACM DEV -5, San Francisco Bay Area, December 2014.

  • Rakesh Agrawal gave an invited talk at BigData Innovators Gathering (BIG), Seoul, April 2014 on "Computational Education: A New Frontier for Data Researchers?"

  • Rakesh gave an invited talk at Inaugural Symposium of Seoul National University Big Data Institute, April 2014 on "Computational Education: A Big Data Opportunity?"

  • Rakesh Agrawal is elected to the Steering Committee for Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), June 2014

  • Abhimanyu Das received the Best Paper Award at ACM WSDM 2014 for his work on “Hierarchical multitask learning: scalable algorithms and an application to conversion optimization in display advertising”

  •  Sreenivas Gollapudi gave an invited talk on “Modeling Dynamics of Opinion Formation in Social Networks” at Workshop on Algorithms for Modern Massive Data Sets (MMDS) 2014

  • Rakesh Agrawal serving as the Co-Chair for Industry Track at the International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Seoul, Korea, April 2014.

  • Rakesh Agrawal gave a keynote address on “ Computational Education: The Next Frontier for Digital Libraries” at International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Llbraries, December 2013.

  • Rakesh Agrawal gave a keynote on "Computational Education: A New Frontier for Data Researchers?" at the International Workshop on Machine Learning and Text Analytics, December 2013.

  • Stelios Paparizos gave a keynote on “Entwining Structure into Web Search” at the 7th international workshop on Ranking in Databases.  August 2013

  • Rakesh Agrawal was awarded NITIE (National Institute of Industrial Engineering) Golden Jubilee Distinguished Alum Award. He is the only alumni selected from the 50 years of the institute’s history to receive this award.  November 2013.

  • John Shafer gave a keynote on “The Lincoln Project: Building a Web-Scale Semantic Search Engine” at the 1st Joint International Workshop on Entity-oriented and Semantic Search August 2012

  • Stelios Paparizos gave a keynote on “Personal Data in the Mobile Era” at the 6th International Workshop on Personalized Access, Profile Management, and Context Awareness in Databases. August 2012

  • Rakesh Agrawal served as the Awards chair for SIGMOD 2012.

  • Ariel Fuxman served as the Publicity co-chair for SIGMOD 2011.

  • Rakesh Agrawal received 2010 IIT-Roorkee Distinguished Alumni Award.
  • Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Nina Mishra, and Alex Ntoulas's paper titled Releasing Search Queries and Clicks Privately (co-authored with Aleksandra Korolova) was one of six papers nominated for best paper in WWW 2009.  [Press coverage]
  • Anitha Kannan received the CVPR 2008 best student paper runner-up for her paper titled Epitomic location recognition (co-authored with K. Ni, A. Criminisi and J. Winn).
  • Sreenivas Gollapudi received the PODS 2008 best paper award for his paper titled Estimating PageRank on Graph Streams (coauthored with Atish Das Sarma and Rina Panigrahy).
  • Rakesh Agrawal received the ICDE 2008 influential paper award for his 1995 paper titled Mining Sequential Patterns (coauthored with R. Srikant).