Dr Conor Hayes is a lecturer-above-the bar in the School of Computer Science, NUI Galway and a Principle Investigator for the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUIG's Data Science Institute. Dr Hayes graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2004 with PhD in Artificial Intelligence. From 2004 to 2007, Dr Hayes carried out his postdoctoral research at the Bruno Kessler Institute in Trento, Italy. He was a senior research fellow at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at NUI Galway between 2007 and 2012. From 2015 to 2018, Dr Hayes was the programme director for the MSc/Diploma in Computer Science (Data Analytics) at NUI Galway. From 2018 to 2019 he was programme director for the online MSc in Computer Science Artificial Intelligence - overseeing the funding acquisition and development of this new programme.
Dr Hayes leads the research unit for information and retrieval (UIMR) at the Data Science Institute. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, books and conferences in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Data analytics. He is a programme committee member for several leading conferences in these topics such as IJCAI (awarded distinguished reviewer status in 2019), WWW, RecSys, ICWSM. Since joining NUI Galway, Dr Hayes has been responsible acquiring research and programme development grants of over €4,300,000.
2018 IEEE/ACM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN SOCIAL NETWORKS ANALYSIS AND MINING (ASONAM)
2016 IEEE 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Workshop Track: Workshop on Semantics-Enabled Recommender Systems
2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WEB INTELLIGENCE (WI 2017)
ESWC 2015, NoISE 2015, Workshop on Negative or Inconclusive Results in Semantic Web
Semantic Web Evaluation Challenge. SemWebEval 2014. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 475. Springer, Cham
22nd International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning ; Synergies of Case-Based Reasoning and Data Mining Workshop
Informatics 2013, GI-Jahrestagung: Society for Computer Science (GI), computer science adapted to human beings, organization and environment
ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, The Workshop on Mining Data Semantics in Heterogeneous Information Networks Workshop (MDS’2013)
2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM)
2012 IEEE/ACM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN SOCIAL NETWORKS ANALYSIS AND MINING (ASONAM)
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C-Applications and Reviews
Proceedings of the Twenty Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence IJCAI-11
2nd International Workshop on Service Matchmaking and Resource Retrieval in the Semantic Web (SMR2) AT ISWC2008, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2008.
Workshop on Recommendation and Personalization in e-Commerce at the Second International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, AH 2002