Jure Leskovec

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Jure Leskovec
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AwardsLagrange Prize[1]
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship [2]
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
InstitutionsStanford University
ThesisDynamics of Large Networks (2008)
Doctoral advisorChristos Faloutsos[3]

Jure Leskovec is an associate professor of Computer Science at Stanford University focusing on networks. He is the chief scientist at Pinterest.[4]


Leskovec received a Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2004 and a PhD in Computational and Statistical Learning from the Carnegie Mellon University in 2008.

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  1. ^ Iriondo, Roberto. "404 Page Not found". Machine Learning - Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-05-09. Retrieved 2016-03-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Jure Leskovec at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ "Introducing Pinterest Labs". Medium.com. 28 February 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Press release - The 2015 CRT Foundation - Lagrange Prize awarded to Panos Ipeirotis and Jure Leskovec". Isi.it. Retrieved 11 March 2019.