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Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu

Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu


Room 209, Department of Computer Science
Tel: 24 765 73794


We have a new PhD studentship and Post-doctoral Research fellow position, please get in touch.


Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu is a Professor at the University of Warwick, and a Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, UK's national institute for data science and AI. His research interest is in building data systems for scalable search and data analytics. This involves management of information from multiple sources while protecting the privacy of data subjects. An example application is to learn aggregate mobility patterns over large spatio-temporal databases. He has been the Principal Investigator of more than 15 externally funded grants. He has supervised dozens of postgraduate students, including 10 PhDs to completion. Advisees have moved to work in faculty positions at major research universities, and companies including Google, Amazon, Facebook, Oracle, Teradata, Microsoft. He received several Research Career Awards, including from US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Program/Organization Committee

ICDE 2020, Mobile Data Management 2020, VLDB 2019, MDM 2019, CIKM 2019, ICDE 2019, SIGMOD 2018, VLDB 2018, CIKM 2018, VLDB 2017, SIGIR 2017, CIKM 2017, SIGIR 2016, SIGMOD 2016, VLDB 2016, ECML/PKDD 2015, ECML/PKDD 2014, VLDB 2014, VLDB 2013, VLDB 2012 (Co-Chair, Workshops Program), VLDB 2012 (PC), SIGMOD 2011, ICDE 2011, ICDM 2011, ICDM 2010, ACM SIGIHI 2010, ACM SIGSPATIAL 2010, SIGMOD 2010 (Org.), SIGMOD 2010 (PC)

Research Awards

DOE Career Award 2003, U.S. Dept. of Energy
NSF Career Award 2006, U.S. National Science Foundation
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, George Forster Award, Germany, 2016
Large Interdisciplinary Research Award, OSU, 2004
Lumley Research Accomplishment Award, OSU, 2007
IBM Faculty Award, 2010
Career Award (GEBIP), Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2012

Recent Publications

Spatial-temporal Data Management

Data Systems for Scalable Search and Analytics