CSE 584
Areas of interest: 

Databases, cloud computing, big-data analytics, scientific data management, machine learning and data management, image and video analytics, data management for VR/AR

Appointments and Affiliations

Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Director, UW eScience Institute

Senior Data Science Fellow, UW eScience Institute

Director of the UW Advanced Data Science Option program

I am a member of the Database, Data Science, UW Reality Lab, 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 data science institute called eScience. She is also the Associate Vice Provost for Data Science and the director of the 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, cloud computing, and image and video analytics (including data management for VR/AR). 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), two Google Research Awards (2011 and 2018), 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.


Office: CSE584

Email: magdacs.washington.edu

Phone: (206) 616-1069

Fax: (206) 543-2969

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