Magdalena Balazinska

I have the great honor of having been appointed the new Director of the UW eScience Institute!

I am a member of the Database, Data Science, and AstroDB groups at UW. I'm also the director of the University of Washington eScience Institute, the director of the IGERT PhD Program in Big Data and Data Science, and the co-founder of the Northwest Database Society (NWDS).

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Short Bio

Magdalena Balazinska is a Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington and the Director of the University of Washington eScience Institute. She's also the director of the IGERT PhD Program in Big Data and Data Science and the director of the associated Advanced Data Science PhD Option. Magdalena's research interests are in the field of database management systems. Her current research focuses on data management for data science, big data systems, and cloud computing. Magdalena holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006). She is a Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellow (2007), received the inaugural VLDB Women in Database Research Award (2016), an ACM SIGMOD Test-ofTime Award (2017), an NSF CAREER Award (2009), a 10-year most influential paper award (2010), a Google Research Award (2011), an HP Labs Research Innovation Award (2009 and 2010), a Rogel Faculty Support Award (2006), a Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowship (2003-2005), and multiple best-paper awards.

Contact

Office: CSE584

Email: magdacs.washington.edu

Phone: (206) 616-1069

Fax: (206) 543-2969

Mail:
Magdalena Balazinska, Associate Professor
University of Washington
Computer Science & Engineering
Box 352350
Seattle, WA 98195-2350