Milan Vojnovic’s research is focused on the foundations of data science, including both theoretical and applied aspects. He is a scientist with interests in the areas of machine learning and data mining, distributed computing, economics and computation, and information networks. His work has broadly been in the application areas of online services, distributed computation systems, as well as social and technological networks.
His research contributions include new mathematical theories, algorithmic solutions, practical software implementations, and empirical evaluations using data. He has published numerous papers, and received several awards for his work, including four best paper prizes at various venues, ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award and ERCIM Cor Baayen Award. He authored the book Contest Theory, published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.
Prior to joining LSE, Milan was a Senior Researcher with Microsoft Research, where he worked for 13 years on a wide-range of projects. He had a two-year appointment as an affiliated lecturer with the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. He received his PhD degree (2003) from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.