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Tina Eliassi-Rad

Associate Professor


Office Location

177 Huntington Avenue
1010 177
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Tina Eliassi-Rad, 1010 - 177
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Applications of massive data from networked representations of physical and social phenomena


  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MSCS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BSCS, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Tina Eliassi-Rad is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Northeastern University. She is also on the faculty of the Network Science Institute. Prior to joining Northeastern, Professor Eliassi-Rad was an associate professor of computer science at Rutgers University; and before that a member of technical staff and principal investigator at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. She earned her PhD in Computer Sciences (with a minor in mathematical statistics) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research is rooted in data mining and machine learning; and spans theory, algorithms, and applications of massive data from networked representations of physical and social phenomena. Professor Eliassi-Rad’s work has been applied to personalized search on the World-Wide Web, statistical indices of large-scale scientific simulation data, fraud detection, and cyber situational awareness. Her algorithms have been incorporated into systems used by the government and industry (e.g., IBM System G Graph Analytics) as well as open-source software (e.g., Stanford Network Analysis Project). In 2010, she received an Outstanding Mentor Award from the US DOE Office of Science.