Jure Leskovec

Faculty Affiliate

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Jure Leskovec is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Chief Scientist at Pinterest, and investigator at Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.

His general research area is applied machine learning and data science for large interconnected systems. He focuses on modeling complex, richly-labeled relational structures, graphs, and networks for systems at all scales, from interactions of proteins in a cell to interactions between humans in a society. Applications include commonsense reasoning, recommender systems, computational social science, and computational biology with an emphasis on drug discovery.