Curriculum vitae

Short biography

Jennifer is a Senior Principal Researcher at Research at Microsoft Redmond and the Samuel Conte Chair Professor of Computer Science and Statistics at Purdue University. Her research focuses on developing machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques for complex relational and network domains, including social, information, and physical networks. This work has produced over 130 publications with more than 10K citations. Her awards include an NSF Career Award (2012), ICDM Best Paper (2009), and IEEE’s “10 to Watch in AI” (2008). She has served numerous times as PC chair or associate chair of top conference in ML, AI, and data mining, including AAAI, NeurIPS, IJCAI, SIAM Data Mining, and ACM Web Search and Data Mining. She was also an elected member of the AAAI Executive Council from 2015-2018 and a member of the DARPA Computer Science Study Group in 2007-2008.


Office: Microsoft Research Redmond
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Email: jenneville [at]
Phone: (425) 421-4513

Office: Computer Science Department, Lawson 2142D
Address: 305 N. University St., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2107
Email: neville [at]
Phone: (765) 496-9387
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