Amr Magdy

Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside

Amr Magdy is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and a co-founding faculty member of the Center for Geospatial Sciences at UC Riverside. His research interests include big data management, spatial data management, large-scale data analytics, indexing, and main-memory management. His research has been published in prestigious research venues, including VLDB, VLDB Journal, ACM SIGMOD, ACM SIGSPATIAL, ACM TSAS, IEEE ICDE, and IEEE TKDE. Amr's research is recognized among the best papers in IEEE ICDE 2014 and ACM SIGSPATIAL 2019 and has been incubated by several industrial collaborators. Amr has received several NSF awards, including the NSF CAREER award in 2023.


  • Big Data
  • Spatial Data
  • Indexing
  • Query Processing
  • Spatial Keyword Search
  • Spatial Statistics
  • User-generated Data
  • Scalable Querying for Social Sciences