Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin – Dean, Computer Science

New York University

Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin currently serves as Professor of Information Systems at the New York University (NYU) and Chair of the Department of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at Stern School of Business.


Published in journals and conference proceedings including AMC, IEEE and INFORMS, Dr. Tuzhilin’s research on knowledge discovery in databases (data mining), personalization and recommender systems has been supported by NFS, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer and the Centers for Advanced Technologies and Research Information Systems at NYU. His work has also been covered by The New York Times, Computer World and Business week.


In addition to NYU, Dr. Tuzhilin has held visiting positions at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and cole Nationale Superieure des Tellecommunications in Paris, and served on the editorial boards of journals and conferences including the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (2003) and 3rd ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (2009).


Prior to joining Stern in 1989, Dr. Tuzhilin earned a Ph. D. degree in Computer Science from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, also part of NYU.