George Karypis

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George Karypis

Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Walter Library
Room 483
117 Pleasant St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Minnesota (1996)
  • B.S. in Computer Science, University of Minnesota (1992)


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Research Interests

Karypis' research interests are concentrated in the areas of data mining, recommender systems, learning analytics, high-performance computing, and chemical informatics and from time-to-time, he looks at various problems in the areas of health informatics, information retrieval, bioinformatics, and scientific computing.

Within these areas, his research focuses in developing novel algorithms for solving important existing and/or emerging problems, and on developing practical software tools implementing some of these algorithms. The results from this research have been presented in various conferences and published in leading peer reviewed journals and highly selective conference proceedings.

Research Areas
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Data Mining, Databases, and Geographical Information Systems
High Performance Computing
Theoretical Foundations

Current Research
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