The International Educational Data Mining Society was founded in July 2011, by the International Working Group on Educational Data Mining. The Society is incorporated as a non-profit corporation in the State of Massachusetts. It has a non-profit tax-exempt status under U.S. Tax Code 501(c)(3) and has been classified by the IRS as a private charity with Status 509(a)(2).

The Society will work towards increasing opportunities for participation and input from the broader EDM community, and maintaining scientific quality and our community's core values and focus, while setting up an organization that can function smoothly, indefinitely.

The By-laws of the International Educational Data Mining Society can be accessed  here .

The officers of the International Educational Data Mining Society are:

Mykola Pechenizkiy, President
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Mingyu Feng, Treasurer
SRI International, USA

IEDMS Board of Directors:

Rakesh Agrawal
Data Insights Laboratories, USA
Ryan Baker
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tiffany Barnes
North Carolina State Universty, USA

Michel Desmarais
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

Sidney D'Mello
University of Notre Dame, USA
Neil Heffernan
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Kalina Yacef
University of Sydney, Australia

Policy Chairperson

Collin Lynch
North Carolina State Universty, USA

Community Liaison

Zachary Pardos
University of California at Berkeley, USA


Behzad Beheshti (JEDM)
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
Paul Salvador Inventado (IEDMS)
Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Stephen Fancsali
Carnegie Learning, Inc., USA

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Recent News

  • Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Educational Data Mining now available here.
  • Journal of Educational Data Mining issue 7(2) now available here.