Dr. Stan Matwin

Dr. Stan Matwin is a Full Professor and Canada Research Chair at Dalhousie University, as well as a Distinguished Professor at U. of Ottawa.  Stan did his  M.Sc. and PhD in  Warsaw.

Stan’s research interests are in machine learning, data Mining, Text Mining, Bioinformatics, and Data Privacy.  In particular, he is known for starting the fertile field of ML from imbalanced data.

Dr. Matwin’s research contributions are significant with almost 10,000 citations of his papers. Best Paper Awards at CASCON 2017, and CASCON 10 year Most Influential Paper in 2011.  He is involved in so many international research committees, advisory board and panels in big data, machine learning and IA, and in particular he is member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive of CsCan-InfoCan.

Stan created the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie and attracted over $10M research funding to Dalhousie University since 2013. Over his career, he graduated  33 Ph.D. and 25 M.Sc. and 14 PDFs.

Most importantly, he received the CAIAC Distinguished Service  Award in 2010 and was made CAIAC Fellow in 2011.  Tonight, CAIAC is delighted to award Dr. Stan Matwin the 2019 Life Time Achievement Award.