Note: If you are a student and your interests are similar to some of my research interests and if you are interested in joining my lab, please come and visit me to discuss your background and academic and research objectives. I am always looking for dedicated and motivated students to work with me on exciting projects.

Students who are currently members of my lab

Amitabh Priyadarshi, Ph.D. Amitabh is in the process of completing his doctoral research in the area of dynamic graph partitioning (RDF and other types) and performing various graph-related tasks on partitioned graphs (processing SPARQL queries, executing random walks, and other).

Abdulkarim Kushk, Ph.D. Abdulkarim has been working on Machine Learning, datamining, and text processing with the application of Knowledge Graphs.

Elika Bozorgi, Ph.D. Elika is beginning her doctoral research in the area of Knowledge Graphs and Machine Learning on Knowledge Graphs.

Sakher Khalil Alqaaidi, Ph.D. Sakher is beginning his doctoral research in the area of Knowledge Graphs and Machine Learning on Knowledge Graphs.

Bristol King, M.S. Bristol is working on designing and developing mobile applications. Her Masters project is an interesting app for the School of Social Work at UGA.

Some of my recent Doctoral students

Saber Soleymani, Ph.D., 2022 Saber worked on Knowledge Graph-aided text processing, interpretabale AI, and applications of KGs in bioinformatics.

Abbas Keshavarzi, Ph.D., 2021. Abbas's dissertation was on ML applied to Knowledge Graphs. He is currently working on Machine Learning at Google.

Seyedamin Pouriyeh, Ph.D., 2018. Seyed worked on the framework for probabilistic topic modeling on RDF data sets. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA.

Shima Dastgheib, Ph.D., 2016. Shima worked on designing and implementing mOntage, a framework for construction of domain ontologies from a variety of available data sources. She also worked on a novel graphical way of formulating SPARQL queries and greatly contributed to my ProKinO project. She is currently Technical Lead in Knowledge Graphs and Semantic Technologies at Genentech/Roche in San Francisco, CA.

Mehdi Allahyari, Ph.D., 2016. Mehdi worked on a variety of tasks in the area of ontology-aided text processing. More specifically, he has worked on training-less, ontology-based text categorization, ontology-aided topic identification, as well as topic labeling. Currently, Mehdi is an AI/ML Tech Lead in NLP & Conversational AI at Wells Fargo in Atlanta, GA.

Matthew Eavenson, Ph.D., 2015. Matthew worked on Curio, an ontology-aided system for easy organization of scientific experiments and related data. He also implemented Qrator, a sophisticated system for curating glycan structures. Matthew is currently with Catalytic Data Science, a bioinformatics company in Charleston, South Carolina.

Shasha (Amy) Liu, Ph.D., 2015. Amy worked on developing a unified, end-to-end framework for modeling, specifying, and executing constraints in web service compositions and workflow systems. Currently Amy works at Disney Streaming Services, in New York, NY.

Some of my recent Masters students

Elle Zeeman, M.S., 2021. As her M.S. project, Elle created an interesting Android application for expecting mothers.

Siraaj Fadoo, M.S., 2020. As his M.S. project, Siraaj designed and developed a mobile app (Android and iOS) for recording student attendance in lectures.

Terrell Guinn, M.S., 2020. Terrell designed and developed a mobile app (Android and iOS) with useful information for new graduate students in the Computer Science Department at UGA.

Santoshi Yama, M.S., 2020. Santoshi's project was on benchmarking of Graph Databases.

Rana Abdulaziz Alshemal, M.S., 2019. Rana designed and developed an interesting mobile app for connecting people needed help with running errands.

Ankit Joshi, M.S., 2018. Ankit's M.S. project was on the design and development of MaxPedigree, a software system for soybean data analysis & visualization.

Krishma Aiyanna, M.S., 2018. Krishma's Masters projects was on Data mining in RDF graphs with basic graph mining algorithms.

Akanshka Chandel, M.S., 2018. Akanshka's M.S. project was the design and development of the RDF Briefer, a system for automatic generation of RDF dataset synopsis.

Divya Marneni, M.S., 2018. Divya designed and implemented SPARQL-R, an extended version of the SPARQL RDF query language for statistical computations.

Yash Shrivastava, M.S., 2018. Yash worked on a system of adaptive RDF dataset partitioning for distributed SPARQL query processing.

Chatali Patel, M.S., 2017. Chatali created LeaREX, a software system for learning relationship extraction patterns from text based on typed dependencies.

Chatali Patel, M.S., 2017. Chatali created LeaREX, a software system for learning relationship extraction patterns from text based on typed dependencies.

Delaram Rahbarinia, M.S. 2016. Delaram worked on an RDF storage and motif-based querying of polysaccharides. This was a joint project with Rob Woods and Lachele Foley from CCRC at UGA. Currently Delaram is at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis, TN.

Bhargabi Chakrabarti, M.S., 2015. Bhargabi worked on ontology-assisted text mining system. Her system was used to extract mutation impact information from scientific literature. She is currently a Doctoral student at George Mason University.

Reshmi De, M.S., 2015. Reshmi created a software system for curating mutation impact data that was extracted from scientific literature. Currently, Reshmi works at Cox Automotive in Atlanta, GA.