Short Bio

Panos Ipeirotis is a Professor and George A. Kellner Faculty Fellow at the Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences at Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2004. He has received nine “Best Paper” awards and nominations, a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, and is the recipient of the 2015 Lagrange Prize in Complex Systems, for his contributions in the field of social media, user-generated content, and crowdsourcing.

Research Interests

  • Crowdsourcing
  • Online Labor Markets
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Information Retrieval

Selected Honors, Awards, and Grants

  • Oct 2015
    Lagrange Prize
    For ``pioneering work in the field of crowdsourcing and human computation``
  • Nov 2014
    Best Paper Award for years 2011-2014, Management Science, ISS/INFORMS
    For the paper ``Deriving the Pricing Power of Product Features by Mining Consumer Reviews``, co-authored with Nikolay Archak and Anindya Ghose
  • Apr 2011
    Best Paper Award, WWW 2011
    For the paper ``Towards a theory model for product search``, co-authored with Beibei Li and Anindya Ghose
  • Aug 2008
    Best Paper Runner Up Award, KDD 2008
    For the paper ``Get another label? improving data quality and data mining using multiple, noisy labelers`` co-authored with Foster Provost and Victor Sheng
  • Jun 2006
    Best Paper Award, SIGMOD 2006
    For paper ``To search or to crawl? Towards a query optimizer for text-centric tasks``

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2004

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

    Columbia University, New York, USA

  • M.Sc. 2001

    M.Sc. in Computer Science

    Columbia University, New York, USA

  • B.Sc. 1999

    Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics

    University of Patras, Greece