• USA-1997

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

Philip S. Yu's main research interests include big data, 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 Disthinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UIC and also holds the Wexler Chair in Information and Technology. Before joining UIC, he was with IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he was manager of the Software Tools and Techniques department. Dr. Yu has published more than 970 papers in refereed journals and conferences with more than 74,500 citations and an H-index of 127. He holds or has applied for more than 300 US patents.