Dr. David Grossman
Associate Director of the Information Retrieval Lab

Phone: (571) 293-1165
e-mail: grossman@ir.cs.georgetown.edu


  • Information Retrieval
  • Integrating Structured and Unstructured Data
  • Data Mining



Dr. Grossman is currently a faculty affiliate at Georgetown. He was a tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology from 2005-2012. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Clemson University, his M.S. in Computer Science from American University and a Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University. He has co-authored two books: Computer Science Programming Basics in Ruby and Information Retrieval: Algorithms and Heuristics and, has published over seventy-five papers and was the director of the IIT Information Retrieval Lab. He teaches information retrieval, data mining courses, and information security courses. His research focuses on the problems surrounding the integration of structured and unstructured data and using machine learning to improve search. He is currently the chair of the steering committee for the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. At present he is a consultant on a number of large search-related projects.

In his spare time, he coaches youth baseball. Check out coachinglittleleaguebaseball.com to see his web site on the topic.