Guy Lebanon is an associate professor of computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His main research area is statistical modeling and visualization of high dimensional discrete data such as text documents and partially ranked data. Additional research interests include privacy preservation in databases and social networks and the use of non-Euclidean geometry in machine learning.
Prior to his current appointment at Georgia Tech, Dr. Lebanon was an assistant professor of statistics and electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University. He received his PhD in 2005 from Carnegie Mellon University and BA, MS degrees from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, all in computer science. Prof. Lebanon received the NSF CAREER Award, Purdue's Teaching for Tomorrow Award, the 2004 LTI SRS Best Presentation Award and is a Siebel scholar.