He promoted to professor

Jingrui He
Jingrui He, Professor and MSIM Program Director

Jingrui He has been promoted to the position of professor in the School of Information Sciences, effective August 16, 2023.

He's research focuses on heterogeneous machine learning, rare category analysis, active learning, and self-supervised learning, with applications in security, social network analysis, healthcare, and manufacturing processes. She has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and three IBM Faculty Awards, and she was invited to deliver an Early Career Spotlight talk at the 2017 International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI).

She is the author of Analysis of Rare Categories and coauthor, with Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, of Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective, which was named to the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list for 2020. She has over 150 publications at major conferences and journals, and her papers have received the Distinguished Paper Award at the 2022 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT) as well as Bests of the Conference at the 2010 and 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) and the 2010 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) International Conference on Data Mining (SDM).

He is a senior member of the IEEE and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). She serves as the program co-chair of 2023 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. He received her PhD in machine learning from Carnegie Mellon University.

At the University of Illinois, He serves as director of the MS in information management program in the iSchool and as a faculty affiliate in the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Center for Digital Agriculture, Department of Computer Science, and Illinois Informatics. She is also a research affiliate for Mayo Clinic Arizona.

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