Yilu Zhou, PhD, is an associate professor at the Gabelli School of Business. Her research interests include business intelligence, web/text/data mining, multilingual knowledge discovery and human-computer interaction. Most specifically, she investigates and explores computational, intelligent and automatic ways to discover interesting and useful patterns in news articles, web sites, forums and other social media.
Before joining Fordham University, Dr. Zhou was an assistant professor at George Washington University. She received a PhD in management information systems at the University of Arizona, where she also was a research associate at the Artificial Intelligence Lab. She received her BS in computer science from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Dr. Zhou has published work in academic journals including the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, IEEE Intelligent Systems and Decision Support Systems. She has taught various courses related to business intelligence, data management and business programming. Currently, she teaches Web Analytics and Text Analytics in the master's of business analytics program at Fordham. She also taught Database and Data Warehousing for MBA students, and Business Programming for graduate and undergraduate students, in the past.