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Abolfazl Asudeh

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science


Building & Room:

SEO 1131


851 S. Morgan St, MC 152, Chicago, IL, 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-4860


Abolfazl Asudeh is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Chicago and the director of Innovative Data Exploration Laboratory (InDeX Lab). He is a VLDB Ambassador, and a regular PC member of Database flagship venues.
His research spans to different aspects of Big Data and Data Science, including Data Management, Information Retrieval, and Data Mining, for which he designs efficient, accurate, and scalable algorithmic solutions. Data Equity Systems, Algorithmic Fairness, and Data-centric AI are his major focus in research. His research interest also includes: Ranking, Social Networks Analysis, Large-Scale Computation on Limited Resources, Computational Fact Checking, Data management for Machine Learning, Web Databases, and applied Computational Geometry.


  • NSF IIS-2107290 (2021 - 2024):
    III: Medium: Collaborative Research: Fairness in Web Database Applications.
    Abolfazl Asudeh (Lead PI - UIC), H. V. Jagadish (UofM), and Gautam Das and Shirin Nilizadeh (UTA).
    $1M (UIC portion: $292K).
  • Google Research Scholar Award (2021 - 2022):
    An end-to-end system for detecting cherry-picked trendlines.
    Abolfazl Asudeh.

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Notable Honors

2021, Google Research Scholar Award, Google Research

2021, Communications of the ACM's Research Highlight, ACM

2019, ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, ACM

2020, VLDB Journal Special Issue on Best of VLDB, VLDB

2017, ACM SIGMOD Most Reproducible Paper Award, ACM