Lior Rokach is a data scientist and a Full Professor of Information Systems and Software Engineering. He currently serves as the chair of the Department of Software and Information System Engineering at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His research interests lie in the areas of Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data, Deep Learning and Data Mining.
Prof. Rokach received a B.Sc. (summa cum laude, 1998), M.Sc. (cum laude, 1999) and PhD (2004) from Tel Aviv University. Since 2005 he has been a faculty member at Ben-Gurion University. In addition, he has had several visiting positions - the most recent at the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
Prof. Rokach is the author of over 300 peer reviewed papers in leading journals, conference proceedings, patents, and book chapters. He has established the machine learning lab and the big data lab which promote innovative adaptations of machine learning and data science methods to create the next generation of intelligent systems.