Michael Steinbach is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Previously, he held a variety of software engineering, analysis, and design positions in industry at Silicon Biology, Racotek, and NCR.
He earned his B.S. degree in Mathematics, an M.S. degree in Statistics, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in the areas of data mining, machine learning, and statistics. The applications domains in which he has worked include climate, bioinformatics, medical informatics, and text mining. He has authored or co-authored over 40 research articles and is a co-author of the data mining textbook, Introduction to Data Mining, published by Addison-Wesley. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM.