Dr. Alok Choudhary is a professor in
the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Northwestern University,
Evanston, IL, USA. He also teaches in the Kellogg School of Management, where
he teaches Business Intelligence and Data Mining applications for different businesses.
He received his PhD from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in Electrical
and Computer Engineering, in 1989, M.S. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst
and BE from BITS, Pilani, India, in 1982. He has been a recipient of the NSF Young
Investigator award, IEEE Engineering Foundation award, an IBM Faculty Development
award and an Intel Research Council award. He has published more than 250 papers
in various journals and conferences in the above areas. He has also written a
book and several book chapters on the above topics.