Alexandra Meliou

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alexandra Meliou is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Faculty Development at the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to joining UMass, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Washington. Alexandra received her PhD degree from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department at the University of California, Berkeley. She has received recognitions for research, teaching, and service, including a CACM Research Highlight, an ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, an NSF CAREER Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, multiple Distinguished Reviewer Awards, and a Lilly Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. Her research focuses on data provenance, causality, explanations, data quality, and algorithmic fairness.

Program Visits

Logic and Algorithms in Database Theory and AI, Fall 2023, Visiting Scientist
explanations, data quality, provenance, causality, algorithmic fairness, diverse data selection.