The British Computing Society IRSG announced that the winner of the 2010 Karen Spärck Jones Award goes to Evgeniy Gabrilovich. Evgeniy is Senior Research Scientist and Manager of the NLP & IR Group of Yahoo! Research.
He will present a keynote talk at the upcoming ECIR 2011 conference later this month. His presentation will be Ad Retrieval Systems in vitro and in vivo: Knowledge-Based Approaches to Computational Advertising.
Congratulations Evgeniy! I have heard a lot of great things from Yahoo! Research interns who worked under his guidance.