Panos Ipeirotis

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Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis
Nationality Greece
Fields Computer Science
Institutions New York University
Alma mater Columbia University
Known for Crowdsourcing
Notable awards IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2005) Best Paper Award, National Science Foundation CAREER Award, ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2006) Best Paper Award, 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011)

Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis (born 1976) is an Associate Professor and George A. Kellner Faculty Fellow at the Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences at Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University.[1][2] A computer scientist by training, he is employed in a business school and writes in his blog "A Computer Scientist in a Business School".[3]

He is known for his work on crowdsourcing and on using services such as Amazon Mechanical Turk, which a frequent topic for his publications and blog posts, for which he has received academic awards[4] and media attention.[5][6][7][8]

His work on integrating text mining with economics, through the EconoMining project, has also resulted in academic awards.[9] The finding that good spelling and grammar can lead to improved product sales[10] was discussed in the media.[11][12] [13][14][15]