T h e m i s P a l p a n a s
Themis Palpanas has been elected in the VLDB Endowment Board of Trustees.
LIPADE - University of Paris
45 Rue Des Saints-Peres
Paris 75006, France
email: [first name] at "mi.parisdescartes.fr"
in person: once you arrive at the building, walk through the main entrance and straight ahead, make a right to the large hall (with the staircases), take the elevator to the 8th floor, make a left as you exit the elevator, and again left at the end of the corridor; my office is the last one on the right: 812K
I am Senior Member of the French University Institute (IUF), a distinction that recognizes research excellence across all scientific disciplines, and Director of the Data Intelligence Institute of Paris (diiP), an IdEx-funded (Initiative of Excellence) interdisciplinary institute that includes the University of Paris, Sciences Po university, the University Sorbonne Paris Nord, and the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED).
I am organizing the University of Paris Seminar Series on Data Analytics.
My research is on problems related to data science, focusing on online and offline big data analytics and machine learning applications. It has been funded by the EU, IUF, CNRS, Facebook, IBM Research, HP Labs, Safran, Huawei, FMJH (supported by EDF and Thales), Telecom Italia, and PAT, and has led to an IBM Shared University Research Award, 3 Best Paper awards in international conferences, 9 US Patents (3 are part of commercial systems), and 2 French Patents.
Research InterestsThe topics that keep me busy:
Seminar Series on Data Analytics The University of Paris Seminar Series on Data Analytics regularly hosts prominent researchers in the general areas of data and information management, processing, and analysis.
diiP Institute The Data Intelligence Institute of Paris (diiP) is an IdEx-funded (Initiative of Excellence) interdisciplinary institute, with the goals to support and foster interdisciplinary collaborations around topics relevant to data science and data intelligence. The partner institutions are the University of Paris, Sciences Po university, the University Sorbonne Paris Nord, and the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED).
StudentsI am constantly learning from my students:
I am Senior Member of the French University Institute (IUF), Professor 1CL in LIPADE, the computer science department of the University of Paris, and Director of the Data Intelligence Institue of Paris (diiP), LIPADE, and the Data Intensive and Knowledge Oriented Systems (diNo) group. I am Member of the Board of Trustees of the VLDB Endowment, Associate Editor for VLDB 2019, Editor in Chief for the Big Data Research (BDR) journal, and Associate Editor for the Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) journal.
I have been General Chair for VLDB 2013 (the premier international conference on very large databases), and a founder and director of dbTrento (the Data and Information Management Group of the University of Trento).
I have worked at the University of Trento, the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, and at the University of California at Riverside. I have also held visiting researcher positions at the National University of Singapore, Microsoft Research, and the
IBM Almaden Research Center.
Trivium: my Erdos Number is 3.