2015 IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award: Professor Diane Cook

The IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award is the highest recognition for service achievements in Data Mining, and is given to one individual or one group who has made major service contributions that have promoted Data Mining as a field and ICDM as the world's premier research conference in Data Mining. The 2015 IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award goes to Dr. Diane Cook, Professor of Computer Science at Washington State University.

Diane Cook is a Huie-Rogers Professor at Washington State University, and a Fellow of the IEEE. She has been part of the ICDM community as an author since 2003. She has also served the ICDM community as Vice Chair in 2009 and 2010, as Program Chair in 2011 and as General Chair in 2013.

Dr. Cook serves the broader data mining community as well. She served as editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part B: Cybernetics and has been on a range of editorial boards, including ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Knowledge and Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, and Proceedings of the IEEE. She has chaired IEEE PerCom and is a senior program committee member for SDM, SIGKDD, and PAKDD.

In addition to her service contribution, Dr. Cook also contributes to research in the field of data mining, particularly the areas of activity learning, graph mining, and ambient intelligence. She has published over 400 research papers on these topics and supervised 28 PhD students.

2015 IEEE ICDM Nomination and Evaluation Committees

From Xindong Wu (xwu AT uvm.edu) on October 17, 2015.