Dr. Stan Matwin

Professor & Director, Institute for Big Data Analytics

Email: stan@cs.dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-4320
Mailing Address: 

Location: Room 452

Faculty of Computer Science
Dalhousie University
6050 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Data mining
  • Text mining and text analytics
  • Big data
  • Data privacy


Additional Details

Education: Ph.D. - Warsaw University, 1977
D.Sc. (habilitation) Polish Academy of Scieences, 2010
Titles & Honours: Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Visual Text Analytics
Fellow of the European Coordinating Committee on Artificial Intelligence
Fellow of the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association
Ontario Champion of Innovation
Funding: Canada Research Chairs, Canada Foundation for Innovation, NSERC, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Canadian Bureau for International Education
Bio: Following his Ph.D., Stan was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Warsaw University. He joined University of Guelph in 1977, and Acadia University in 1980. Since 1981 at the University of Ottawa, as of 2011 a Distinguished University Professor (on leave). For many years in charge of graduate studies in Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, and a founding father of the Graduate Certificate in Electronic Commerce at University of Ottawa in 1999. Also affiliated with the Institute for Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences as a Professor, Stan has worked at universities in the U.S, Europe, and Latin America. Recognized internationally for his work in text mining, applications of Machine Learning, and data privacy, author and co-author of more than 250 research paper. Former president of the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association (CAIAC) and of the IFIP Working Group 12.2 (Machine Learning). Stan has significant experience and interest in innovation and technology transfer. One of the founders of Distil Interactive Inc. and Devera Logic Inc.
Publications: Publications