B. Aditya Prakash

Associate Professor
Research Areas: 
Data Science, Machine Learning, AI, Networks and Sequences, Health, Security, Urban Computing and the Web

B. Aditya Prakash is an Associate Professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”). He received a Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, and a B.Tech (in CS) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -- Bombay in 2007. He has published one book, more than 80 papers in major venues, holds two U.S. patents and has given four tutorials (SDM 2017, SIGKDD 2016, VLDB 2012 and ECML/PKDD 2012) at leading conferences. His work has also received a best paper award and four best-of-conference selections (ICDM 2017, ASONAM 2013, CIKM 2012, ICDM 2012, ICDM 2011) and multiple travel awards. His research interests include Data Science, Machine Learning and AI, with emphasis on big-data problems in large real-world networks and time-series. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy (DoE), the National Security Agency (NSA), the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) and various companies. Tools developed by his group have been in use in many places including ORNL, Walmart and Facebook. He received a Facebook Faculty Award in 2015, was named as one of ‘AI Ten to Watch’ 2017 by IEEE, and received the NSF CAREER award in 2018. He was previously an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. Aditya’s Twitter handle is @badityap.