Anastasiu, David C.

David C. Anastasiu

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Engineering




  • Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2016.
  • Master of Science, Computer Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 2011.
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Computer Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 2009.


Dr. David C. Anastasiu was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at SJSU from Fall 2016 until Summer 2019. His research interests fall broadly at the intersection of data mining, machine learning, high performance computing, and computational genomics. Much of his work has been focused on scalable and efficient methods for analyzing sparse data. He has developed serial and parallel methods for identifying near neighbors, methods for characterizing how user behavior changes over time, and methods for personalized and collaborative presentation of Web search results.

In September 2019, Dr. Anastasiu moved to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Santa Clara University. For up-to-date information on his career, please visit his lab page at


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