Cyrus Shahabi

Expert in Databases, Spatial Databases, Multimedia Databases, Geospatial Information Systems, and data mining, Contact tracing

Helen N. and Emmett H. Jones Professor

Professor of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Spatial Sciences at USC

Chair of Computer Science Department

Director of the Integrated Media Systems Center

Director of the Information Laboratory (InfoLAB)


  • Data Science
  • Contact tracing
  • Big Data
  • Databases
  • GIS
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Transportation
  • Multimedia
  • Location Privacy
  • Crowdsourcing

Additional Information

  • 2012-2019 (Acquired): Chief Scientist & Founder, TallyGo, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2004-2012 (Acquired): Chief Tech. Officer & Founder, Geosemble Tech., Los Angeles, CA.
  • IEEE Fellow 2014.
  • Invited speaker in the National Research Council (of the National Academies) Committee on New Research Directions for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, May 2010
  • ACM Distinguished Scientists award, 2009.
  • US Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, PECASE Award, 2003.
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2002


  • Persian


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