Michael Cafarella

Mike Cafarella
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
2260 Hayward St.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121

Office: 4709 Beyster
Phone: 734-764-9418
Fax: 734-763-8094
Send email to me at michjc, found at umich dot edu

Hi. I am an associate professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. My research interests include databases, information extraction, data integration, and data mining. I'm a member of the Software Systems Lab and the Michigan Database Group.

My students and I work on projects in several areas of data mangement, including:

  • Systems and algorithms for "messy" data management challenges, such as information extraction, data integration, and data mining.
  • Novel data-intensive applications, especially in the social sciences. In particular, we have built data management systems to support economists and to help fight human trafficking. Our data-intensive approach also allows us to make novel substantive findings in those fields.
  • Data systems infrastructure, such as Hadoop, MapReduce program optimization, and hardware query support.
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