András Benczúr

Ph.D.
head of laboratory
Cím
1111 Budapest, Lágymányosi u. 11.
Room number
L 412
Email
benczur.andras@sztaki.mta.hu
Phone
+36 1 279 6172
Fax
+36 1 209 5269

András Benczúr is the head of Informatics Laboratory of 20 doctoral students, post-docs and developers hosting in addition a Theory of Computing and a Natural Language Technology groups. Andras received his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997, since then his interest turned to Information Retrieval and Web Search. He was representing SZTAKI as principal investigator in several EU and national R&D projects. His research on spam filtering and low space approximations for very large scale Web analysis was awarded by a Yahoo Faculty Research Grant in 2006. Andras is SZTAKI site coordinator in the Hungarian Future Internet Platform and in the Hungarian node of the FET Flagship FuturICT.

Andras' Laboratory received a <a href="http://mta.hu/articles/momentum-program-of-the-hungarian-academy-of-sciences-130009">major grant of the President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences</a> for our proposal on "Big Data" research in 2012.

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