Lukasz Golab

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Data for Good
Department of Management Sciences, Faculty of Engineering
Cross-appointed to the Cheriton School of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics
University of Waterloo

Email: lgolab at uwaterloo dot ca

Bio: I joined Waterloo in 2011 and was awarded a Canada Research Chair in 2015. From 2006 to 2011 I was a Senior Member of Research Staff at AT&T Labs. I have a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Toronto (with High Distinction) and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo (with Alumni Gold Medal). My recent research interests include decentralized, explainable and trustworthy data systems.

Current and upcoming professional service: Associate Editor for SIGMOD 2023 and Information Systems; Area chair for ICDE 2024; PC Member for SIGMOD 2024, EDBT 2024, and SSDBM 2023; Review Board Member for PVLDB 2022/23

Publications: see here for my DBLP profile

Recent projects and representative publications

1. Explainable data systems (explainable AI / language simplification) 2. Bringing order to data (data exploration / pattern discovery / data cleaning) 3. Graphs and social networks 4. High-speed data systems (blockchains / real-time analytics) 5. Educational data mining 6. Data analytics for sustainability