About Me

Benny Kimelfeld is a Professor at the Computer Science Faculty at Technion, Israel, and the head and founder of the Technion Data and Knowledge (TD&K) Laboratory. After receiving his Ph.D. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and before joining Technion, he has been a Research Staff Member at IBM Research Almaden, then a Computer Scientist at LogicBlox. Benny’s research spans a spectrum of both foundational and systems aspects of data management, such as probabilistic and inconsistent databases, information retrieval over structured data, and infrastructure for text analytics. Benny was the program-committee chair of the 2018 International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT), a co-chair of the 2016 Web and Databases Workshop (WebDB), and a co-chair of the 2014 SIGMOD/PODS workshop on Big Uncertain Data (BUDA). He currently serves as an associate editor in the Journal of Computer and System Sciences (JCSS).

Research Interests:
Uncertainty in Databases  l  Text Analytics and Information Extraction  l  Data Quality Enumeration Complexity

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Prof. Benny Kimelfeld