h.v. jagadish, phd

Bernard A Galler Collegiate Professor,  Elecrical Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS)



H. V. Jagadish is Bernard A Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He is a co-founder and Distinguished Scientist at the Michigan Institute for Data Science. He is also a founding member of the Center for Computational Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Michigan, and a member of its Executive Committee. 

After earning his PhD from Stanford in 1985, he spent over a decade at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, N.J., eventually becoming head of AT&T Labs database research department at the Shannon Laboratory in Florham Park, N.J.  He has also served as a Professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and as the Shaw Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.

Professor Jagadish is well-known for his broad-ranging research on information management, and has over 190 major papers and 37patents.  In particular, he is a leader in the integration of biomedical data from multiple sources, its analysis, and its presentation to practitioners.

Professor Jagadish is a fellow of the ACM ("The First Society in Computing") and serves on the Board of the Computing Research Association (since 2009). Among many professional positions he has held, he has previously been an Associate Editor for the ACM Transactions on Database Systems (1992-1995), Program Chair of the ACM SIGMOD annual conference (1996), Program Chair of the ISMB conference (2005), and a trustee of the VLDB (Very Large DataBase) Foundation.  He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (since 2008).  He served as Senior Scientific Director of the NIH National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics.