Ouri Wolfson authored over 200 publications, and holds seven patents. He is a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a University of Illinois Scholar for 2009. He co-authored six award winning papers, and served as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Association of Computing Machinery during 2001-2003. Wolfson was the keynote and distinguished speaker at leading conferences and universities, e.g., the 2012 International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), and Peking University (2012).
Ouri Wolfson serves on the editorial boards of several journals, and chaired leading conferences. Most recently he was the general chair of the 17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2009) , and the general co-chair of the 2013 Mobile Data Management (MDM) conference. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NATO, US Army, NASA, the New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Hughes Research Laboratories, Informix, Accenture, and Hitachi Co. During 2006-2015 he served as the Principal Investigator on a $3.1M NSF grant to establish a Ph.D. program in the new discipline of Computational Transportation Science.