Juliana Freire is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Data Science at New York University. She holds faculty appointments at the Tandon School of Engineering, Center of Data Science, Courant Institute for Mathematical Science, and Center for Urban Science. She is the executive director and principal investigator of the NYU Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment. Her recent research has focused on big-data analysis and visualization, large-scale information integration, web crawling and domain discovery, provenance management, and computational reproducibility.
Prof. Freire is an active member of the database and Web research communities, with over 180 technical papers, several open-source systems, and 12 U.S. patents. She is an ACM Fellow and a recipient of an NSF CAREER, two IBM Faculty awards, and a Google Faculty Research award. She has chaired or co-chaired workshops and conferences, and participated as a program committee member in over 70 events. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, DARPA, Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, Sloan Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, W. M. Keck Foundation, Google, Amazon, AT&T, the University of Utah, New York University, Microsoft Research, Yahoo! and IBM.