Magdalini Eirinaki

Magdalini Eirinaki

Program Director, MS in Artificial Intelligence

Computer Engineering Department




Preferred: (408) 924-3828

Office: ENG 283F


  • PhD in Computer Science (Informatics), Athens Univ of Econ & Business, 2006
  • MSc in Advanced Computing, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, 2000
  • BSc in Computer Science (Informatics), University of Piraeus, Greece, 1998


  • Diploma in Music (Piano), Greek Ministry of Education, cum laude, 2006


Dr. Magdalini Eirinaki is a Professor at the Computer Engineering Department of the College of Engineering at SJSU. She also serves as the program director of the MS in Artificial Intelligence program. Her research interests span a broad range of machine learning, data mining, social graph mining, recommender systems, and deep learning applications. She has published several papers in refereed journals and international conference proceedings in the above areas (links to selected publications are included below).

Prof. Eirinaki serves as the General Chair of IEEE BDS 2024, steering committee of the Silicon Valley Women in Engineering conference series (most recently WiE 2024), and guest editor of FGCS's special issue on Big Data Computing Service and Machine Learning Applications.  She has recently served as Reproducibility Chair of ACM RecSys 2023, and Senior PC of ACM WSDM 2023 and TheWebConf 2023. She has previously served as guest editor, organization committee member, program committee member, or reviewer in numerous conferences and journals, including JDSA, TWEB, BDR, TKDE, DKE, SIGIR, RecSys, BigData, DSAA, ICDM, and CIKM, among others. 

Prof. Eirinaki is the recipient of the 2019 Newnan Brothers Award for Faculty Excellence, the 2017 Applied Materials Award for Excellence in Teaching and received the SJSU distinguished faculty mentor award in 2015, 2019, 2020, 2022, and 2023.