Jure Leskovec

Bio

I am associate professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where I am a member of the InfoLab and the AI lab. I joined the department in September 2009.

I am also working as Chief Scientists at Pinterest, where I am focusing on machine learning problems. I co-founded of a machine learning startup Kosei, which was acquired by Pinterest.

In 2008/09 I was a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University working with Jon Kleinberg and Dan Huttenlocher. I completed my Ph.D. in Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University under the supervision of Christos Faloutsos in 2008.

I did my undergraduate degree in computer science at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2004.

I also work with the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Here is current C.V.

Misc

ASEF: American Slovenian Education Foundation aims at enhancing American and Slovenian education activities, uniting Slovenian scholars and educators globally.

My friend Jernej Barbič wrote a great guide on how to apply to U.S. grad schools (in Slovenian): Kako uspeti pri prijavi na študij na ameriške univerze.