Bulent Yener

Associate Director, IDEA. Director, Data Science Research Center


I am a Professor in the Department of Computer Science with a courtesy appointment in ECSE Department. I have been serving as the founding Director of Data Science Research Center, and Associated Director of IDEA at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. I received MS. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, both from Columbia University , in 1987 and 1994, respectively. Before joining RPI, I was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. My current research interests include applied machine learning in bioinformatics, medical informatics, and cyber security. I am a Fellow of the IEEE, a Senior Member of ACM, and a member of AAA.

Other affililations: Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering


Other Focus Areas

Machine Learning, Data Science , medical informatics and bioinformatics, cyber security , complex networks, combinatorial optimization


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Bulent Yener has 142 indexed publications in the subjects of Computer Science, Engineering, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology.

Deniz Koyuncu, Alex Gittens, Bülent Yener, Moti Yung
Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
, 2023
, pp.1164-1175
Anik Saha, Jian Ni, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Alex Gittens, Kavitha Srinivas, Bulent Yener
Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, LREC 2022 Workshop on 4th Financial Narrative Processing Workshop, FNP 2022
, 2022
, pp.108-111
Alex Gittens, Bulent Yener, Moti Yung
IEEE Access
, 10
, 2022
, pp.120850-120865
Sujoy Sikdar, Sikai Ruan, Qishen Han, Paween Pitimanaaree, Jeremy Blackthorne, Bulent Yener, Lirong Xia
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS
, 2
, 2022
, pp.1201-1209
Zaid Bin Tariq, Arun Iyengar, Lara Marcuse, Hui Su, Bulent Yener
Studies in Computational Intelligence
, 1013
, 2022
, pp.295-308
Zan Li, Madeline Fields, Fedor Panov, Saadi Ghatan, Bülent Yener, Lara Marcuse
Frontiers in Neurology
, 12
, 2021
Arun Baskaran, Elizabeth J. Kautz, Aritra Chowdhary, Wufei Ma, Bulent Yener, Daniel J. Lewis
, 73
, 2021
, pp.3639-3657
Deniz Koyuncu, Muhammad Khalid Khan Niazi, Thomas Tavolara, Claudia Abeijon, Melanie L. Ginese, Yanghui Liao, Carolyn Mark, Aubrey Specht, Adam C. Gower, Blanca I. Restrepo, Daniel M. Gatti, Igor Kramnik, Metin Gurcan, Bulent Yener, Gillian Beamer
PLoS Pathogens
, 17
, 2021
Daniel Park, Hannah Powers, Benji Prashker, Leland Liu, Bulent Yener
Proceedings - 19th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, ICMLA 2020
, 2020
, pp.1073-1080

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