Dan Suciu's Short Bio

Dan Suciu is a Microsoft Endowed Professor in Computer Science and Engineering. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, was a principal member of the technical staff at AT&T Labs and joined the University of Washington in 2000. Suciu is conducting research in data management, with an emphasis on topics related to Big Data and data sharing, such as probabilistic data, data pricing, parallel data processing, data security. He is a co-author of two books Data on the Web: from Relations to Semistructured Data and XML, 1999, and Probabilistic Databases, 2011. He is a Fellow of the ACM, holds twelve US patents, received the best paper award in SIGMOD 2000, SIGMOD 2019 and ICDT 2013, the ACM PODS Alberto Mendelzon Test of Time Award in 2010 and in 2012, the 10 Year Most Influential Paper Award in ICDE 2013, the VLDB Ten Year Best Paper Award in 2014, the Ten Years Best Paper Award in ICDT 2021, a Distinguished Paper Award at AAAI 2021, and is a recipient of the NSF Career Award and of an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. Suciu is an associate editor for the Journal of the ACM, a member of the PODS Exec Committee, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board: Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS). In the past he served on the VLDB Board of Trustees, and on the editorial boards of the VLDB Journal, ACM TWEB, Information Systems, ACM TODS and ACM TOIS. Suciu's PhD students Gerome Miklau, Christopher Re and Paris Koutris received the ACM SIGMOD Best Dissertation Award in 2006, 2010, and 2016 respectively, and Nilesh Dalvi was a runner up in 2008.