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Luis Gravano
Professor, Computer Science Department
Columbia University

Areas of Research

Databases, Information Retrieval, Web Search: distributed search over text databases, information extraction, event identification in social media, text mining, social media mining for public health

Columbia University Database Research Group

Contact Information

Some Current and Past Research Projects

Ph.D. Students

Selected Professional Activities

Teaching and Advising: Office Hours for Spring 2024

Biographical Sketch

Luis Gravano is a Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. Luis joined Columbia in 1997. At Google, he was a Senior Research Scientist in 2001 (on leave from Columbia) and a Visiting Faculty Researcher in 2018-19 (on sabbatical from Columbia). He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1997. He also received an M.S. degree from Stanford in 1994 and a B.S. degree from the Escuela Superior Latinoamericana de Informática (ESLAI), Argentina, in 1991. His research interests are in databases, information retrieval, and web search. Luis is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award. He has received multiple best paper awards, including at the ACM SIGMOD 2006 and IEEE ICDE 2005 conferences.