Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis  Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis photo       

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Research Scientist, Lead Investigator, Data Privacy
IBM Research - Ireland
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Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  ACM SIGIR  |  ACM SIGMOD  |  American Association for the Advancement of Sciences  |  Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)  |  IEEE   |  IEEE Communications Society  |  IEEE Computer Society  |  Sigma Xi

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Editor

  • Category Editor (Information Systems) for the ACM Computing Reviews, since September 2014.
  • Associate Editor for the International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO), since April 2009. The Journal is published quarterly by IGI Global.
  • Associate Editor for ACM Crossroads, from January 2009 to August 2009.
  • Contributing Editor for ACM Crossroads, from August 2009 to January 2010.

 

Workshop Co-Chair

  • PSDML 2010: 1st ECML/PKDD Workshop on Privacy and Security in Data Mining and Machine Learning (held in conjunction with the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases), Barcelona, Spain, September 20-24, 2010. Workshop was co-organized with C. Dimitrakakis, A. Mitrokotsa, Y. Saygin and V. S. Verykios. url.
  • PADM 2010: 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining (held in conjunction with the 10th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining – ICDM, Sydney, Australia, December 13-17, 2010. Workshop was co-organized with K. Liu, V. S. Verykios and R. Wolff.
  • PADM 2011: 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining (held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining – ICDM, Vancouver, Canada, December 10, 2011. Workshop was co-organized with Raghav Bhaskar, Dan Kifer and Srivatsan Laxman. url.
  • PADM 2013: 4th IEEE International Workshop on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining (held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining – ICDM, Dallas, Texas, December 8, 2013. Workshop co-organized with Grigorios Loukides and Charu Aggarwal. url

 

Organization of Special Issues

  • Journal of Biomedical Informatics: A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, G. Loukides, J. Sun, L. Xiong (Guest Editors). Special Issue on Informatics Methods in Medical Privacy. JBI, Vol. 50, August 2014.
  • ACM SIGKDD Explorations: A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, Y. Saygin, D. Pedreschi (Guest Editors). Special Issue on Privacy in Mobility Data Mining. ACM SIGKDD Explorations, 12(3), June 2011.
  • Transactions on Data Privacy: A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, V. S. Verykios, Y. Saygin (Guest Editors). Special Issue on Privacy and Security in Data Mining and Machine Learning. Journal of Transactions on Data Privacy (TDP), 4(3), December 2011.
  • JCSE Special Issue: A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, K. Liu, V. S. Verykios, R. Wolff (Guest Editors). Special Issue on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining. Journal of Computing Science and Engineering (JCSE), 5(3), September 2011.
  • MODAP Newsletter: A. Gkoulalas-Divanis (Guest Editor). Privacy Aspects of Data Mining. MODAP Newsletter, 2(4), February-March 2011.

 

Committees

  • ICDM 2011 Best Paper Award Committee
  • PADM Workshop Steering Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Privacy Observatory (PO) Working Group (WG) of the Mobility, Data Mining and Privacy – MODAP EU Project.

 

Session Chair

  • DEXA 2008: Session Chair for the 19th International Conference on Database and Expert System Applications.
  • ICDM 2010: Session Chair for the 10th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining: Session 2C – Privacy preserving data mining, probability distributions and regression.
  • PADM 2010: Session Chair for the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining (held in conjunction with ICDM 2010): Session 3 – Privacy Preservation in Distributed Data Mining.
  • ICDM 2011: Session Chair for the 11th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining: Session 2C – Sequences and Patterns.

 

Program Committee Member

  • PADM 2009: 2nd International Workshop on Privacy Aspects of Data Mining (held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Data Mining), 2009.
  • MDM 2011: 12th International Conference on Mobile Data Management, June 6-9, 2011, Lulea, Sweden.
  • PAIS 2011: 4th International workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in Information Society (held in conjunction with EDBT/ICDT), 2011.
  • ICDM 2011: IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, December 11-14, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
  • KDD 2011: 17th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, August 21-24, 2011, San Diego, California, USA.
  • KDD 2012: 18th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, August 12-16, 2012, Beijing, China.
  • ECML PKDD 2011: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, September 5-9, 2011, Athens, Greece.
  • IHI 2012: 2nd ACM SIGHIT International Conference on Health Informatics, November 9-11, 2011, Maiami, Florida, USA.
  • SDM 2012: SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, April 26-28, 2012, Anaheim, California, USA.
  • PAIS 2012: 5th International workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in Information Society (held in conjunction with EDBT), 2012.
  • ECML PKDD 2012: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, September 24-28, 2012, Bristol, UK.
  • VLDB 2013 Demo Track PC Member: 39th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Riva del Garda, Trento, August 26-31, 2012.
  • SDM 2013: SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, May 2-4, 2013, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • PCI 2012: 16th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, Athens, Greece, October 5-7, 2012.
  • PriSMO 2013: 1st International Workshop on Privacy and Security for Moving Objects, organized in conjunction with the 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013), Milan, Italy.
  • PAIS 2013: 6th International workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in Information Society (held in conjunction with EDBT), 2013.
  • CIKM 2013: ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, October 27th-November 1st, 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • IEEE Big Data 2013: IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 6-9, 2013, Silicon valley, CA, USA.
  • ACS/IEEE AICCSA 2013: ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, May 27-30, 2013, Fees, Morocco.

 

Regular Reviewer

  • ACM Computing Reviews (CR), since 2008.
  • Elsevier’s Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE), since 2008.
  • Springer’s Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), since 2009.
  • Transactions on Data Privacy (TDP), since 2009.
  • The Very Large DataBases (VLDB) Journal, since 2012.
  • Springer’s Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD), since 2012.
  • British Computer Society (BCS) Book reviews, since 2010.
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), since 2010.
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine (TITB), since 2011.
  • Springer’s Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DMKD), since 2010.
  • IEEE Potentials magazine, since 2010.
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), since 2011.
  • International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making (IJITDM), since 2010.
  • Springer’s Information Science, since 2008.
  • Springer’s Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), since 2011.
  • Elsevier’s Pervasive and Mobile Computing, since 2012.
  • Elsevier’s Information Systems, since 2008.
  • International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT), since 2009.
  • International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making (IJITDM), since 2011.
  • ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), since 2012.
  • BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, since 2010.
  • Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), since 2012.

Non-PC reviewer
CIKM 2008-2009, SDM 2009, MDM 2008, AIAI 2009, PADM 2009, AusDM 2009, ECML/PKDD 2009, ICDM 2009, PAIS 2009, PPDA 2009, SAC 2010, ICISS 2011, IEEE HISB 2012