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[News] Pittsburgh Data Works initiative launches on March 21st, 2013

Professors Chrysanthis and Labrinidis are members of the advisory committee that has founded the Pittsburgh DataWorks initiative, whose aim is to bring together organizations and people working on "big data" throughout southwestern PA, with the ultimate goal of supporting ongoing initiatives and attracting big data talent and investments to the US’s “most livable city”.

[News] Congratulations to Roxana Gheorghiu for successfully defending her Ph.D. proposal!

Roxana Gheorghiu successfully defended her PhD proposal on February 4th, 2013. The topic of her PhD dissertation will be "Unifying qualitative and quantitative database preferences to enhance query personalization". Congratulations to Roxana! More details can be found in the event's post.