Innar Liiv, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Data Science), Tallinn Univ of Tech


Research Interests

E-Government + Big Data, Data Science (algorithms, applications), Information Visualization, Social Network Analysis, Learning Analytics, Computational Social Science

Innar Liiv is an Associate Professor of Data Science in the Department of Informatics at Tallinn University of Technology. He was previously a a Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (2015) and a Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology (2009). His research interests include e-government and data science, social network analysis, organisational network science, computational social science, seriation, clustering, information visualization, and data mining technology transfer to industrial and governmental applications.

Selected Publications

Professional Experience

  • Tallinn University of Technology Tallinn, Estonia
    Associate Professor (Data Science)
    September 2009 – present
    Head of Industrial Data Mining Lab
    Supervisory Board Member, Faculty of Information Technology, Tallinn University of Technology
  • University of Oxford, UK
    Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow January 2016 - June 2016
    Hosted by Dr. Lucas Kello, Department of Politics and International Relations
  • Stanford University Stanford, California, US
    Visiting Scholar March 2015 – June 2015
    Hosted by Prof. Sharad Goel, Center for Work, Technology & Organization
  • STACC (Software Technology and Applications Competence Center, Estonia) Tallinn, Estonia
    Member of Supervisory Board May 2013 – present
    70-person joint venture between universities and IT companies
  • Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA, US
    Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar February 2009 – March 2009
    Visiting member of the Information Interfaces research group

Media Coverage

ARTE TV: 22.04.2014

  • Innar Liiv and group of researchers/students from Tallinn Tech on German and French versions of ARTE TV
  • Research of Electric Vehicle Driving Behavior Big Data

ETV: 03.12.2013

  • My PhD student Natlia Järv on Estonian National TV Channel ETV
  • Eye-tracking research of electric car driver
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