Faculty profile

Padhraic Smyth

Professor, Director, UCI's Data Science Initiative

DEGREE:

Ph.D. 1988, California Institute of Technology

RESEARCH AREAS:

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Databases and Data Mining
Scientific and Numerical Computing
Statistics and Statistical Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Smyth's research includes machine learning, pattern recognition, applied statistics, data mining, information theory and artificial intelligence. His work focuses on how to automatically extract information from large and complex data sets. His research group works on the basic theory of inference from data as well as on a variety of applications of data analytic algorithms to problems in medicine, biology, climate modeling, astronomy, planetary science and analysis of Web and text data.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: smyth(at)ics(period)uci(period)edu
Office: DBH 4216
Phone: (949) 824-2558
Fax: (949) 824-4056
Website: www.ics.uci.edu/~smyth