Neil Shah

Neil Shah

Senior Research Scientist

Research AreasComputational Social Science, Deep Learning, Security

Neil is a Sr. Research Scientist at Snap Inc, with interests in computational user modeling and user understanding, especially in the contexts of misbehavior, abuse and fraud on web platforms. His work has resulted in 30+ conference and journal publications, in top venues such as KDD, ICDM, WWW, SDM, DSAA, PAKDD, TKDD and more, including several best-paper awards. He has also served as an organizer, chair and on program committees at a number of these. He has had previous research experiences at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Microsoft Research, and Twitch.tv.

Neil earned a PhD in Computer Science in 2017 from Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department, advised by Professor Christos Faloutsos and funded partially by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.