CS&E Earns Five Awards at 2023 SIAM SDM

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering students and faculty earned five awards for their papers and posters at the 2023 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) International Conference on Data Mining (SDM). The conference was hosted in April at the Graduate Minneapolis Hotel under the leadership of multiple CS&E faculty members, including Shashi Shekhar, Yao-Yi Chiang, Ju Sun, Jaideep Srivastava, and Vipin Kumar.

Ph.D. students Mingzhou Yang (advised by Shekhar), Jina Kim (advised by Chiang), Zekun Li (advised by Chiang), Yijun Lin (advised by Chiang), and Somya Sharma (advised by Kumar) led the papers and poster presentations that earned awards. 

Additionally, the overall best paper award at the conference was awarded to the paper led by CS&E alumni Xiaowei Jia (Ph.D., 2020) and Yiqun Xie (Ph.D., 2020). Jia is an assistant professor at University of Pittsburgh and won the University-wide best dissertation award in 2022. Xie is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland. 

The five winning papers are detailed below: