Diego Klabjan's research is focused on applying machine learning in the areas of healthcare, transportation, and finance. Among other companies, he has collaborated with AllState, Baxter, Intel, United Airlines, American Airlines, Sabre Holdings, FedEx Express, General Motors, and NASA.
Diego Klabjan is a professor at the Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. After obtaining his doctorate from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, in the same year he joined the University of Illinois as an assistant professor in the former department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. After returning from his sabbatical leave of absence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 2006 he joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In summer 2007 he accepted an associate professor position at Northwestern University. In 2012 he was promoted to a full professor at Northwestern University. He is the recipient of the first prize of the 2000 Transportation Science Dissertation Award and the Preseren's award for the outstanding undergraduate thesis.
He is the Director of the Master of Science in Analytics.
Awards by Students
Global Artificial Intelligence Conference invited Klabjan to talk on AI. Santa Clara, January 19
Talk title: Deep Learning Applications in Business
Klabjan to talk at Alma Mater's 25th Anniversary: Algorithm, Combinatorics and Optimization at Georgia Tech. http://aco25.gatech.edu/
Talk title: Optimization for Deep Learning
Klabjan to deliver a guest lecture on deep learning at UNC Charlotte.
Podcast on deep learning and AI: b-eye-network
Klabjan speaking at AI Summit in San Francisco (and serving in a panel)
Klabjan's thoughts on AI published at AI Business
Klabjan spoke at Deep Learning in Finance venue in London
Podcast about the hackathon at MSiA with Aster R
Podcast by Diego Klabjan on Aster R by B- Eye-Network
Boston is focusing on data: Boston Data Festival. Speaking on Saturday about Spark and machine learning.
Klabjan speaking at Data Analytics and Sentiment Mining about "Keep Expectation of Real Time Analytics at Bay"
Interviewed for CNBC article speaking on "New Data Scientists Gravitate to Small Firms"
Spoke at Global Big Data Conference on May 4th and 5th
Spoke at Data Analytics: Business Intelligence (Analytics) and the Roles of Predictive Analytics and Real Time Analytics on May 14, 2015
Mentioned in Forbes.com "Data Science: Future or Fiction?"
Spoke at next.ML in Boston, April 27, 2015.http://www.next.ml
Interviewed by All Analytics in a Live Radio Broadcast addressing the Education of Analytics in "Get Smart About Analytics Education"
Contributed to Chicago Medicine article, "How massive amounts of information are impacting health care."