ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce that Dr. Charu Aggarwal is the winner of its 2019 Innovation Award. He is a distinguished research staff member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center and is recognized for his research contributions in high-dimensional data, privacy, data streams, uncertain data, graphs, text mining and social networks.
The ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award is the highest award for technical excellence in the field of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). It is conferred on one individual or one group of collaborators whose outstanding technical innovations in the KDD field have had a lasting impact in advancing the theory and practice of the field. The contributions must have significantly influenced the direction of research and development of the field or transferred to practice in significant and innovative ways and/or enabled the development of commercial systems.