• USA-1997

    For contributions to the theory and practice of analytical performance modeling of database sytems.

Philip S. Yu's main research interests include data mining (especially on graph/network mining), social network, privacy preserving data publishing, data stream, database systems, and Internet applications and technologies. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UIC and also holds the Wexler Chair in Information and Technology. He spent most of his career at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he was manager of the Software Tools and Techniques group. Dr. Yu has published more than 650 papers in refereed journals and conferences. He holds or has applied for more than 300 US patents.

Dr. Yu is a Fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE. He is associate editors of ACM Transactions on the Internet Technology and ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data. He is on the steering committee of IEEE Conference on Data Mining and was a member of the IEEE Data Engineering steering committee. He was the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (2001-2004), an editor, advisory board member and also a guest co-editor of the special issue on mining of databases.