Professor and Department Chair, Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Nathalie Japkowicz is a Professor of Computer Science at American University. She was previously with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa where she lead the Laboratory for Research on Machine Learning for Defense and Security. Over the years, she has supervised over thirty graduate students, received funding from Canadian Federal and Provincial institutions (NSERC, DRDC, Health Canada, OCE, MITACS CITO), worked with private companies (Girih, Larus Technologies, Weather Telematics, TechInsights, Ciena) and published over 100 articles, papers and books including Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective, with Mohak Shah (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Big Data Analysis: New Algorithms for a New Society, with Jerzy Stefanowski (Springer, 2016).
Ph.D. (1999), Rutgers University;
M.Sc. (1990), University of Toronto;
B.Sc. (1988), McGill University