Vijay Raghavan

Vijay Raghavan

Dr. Vijay Raghavan is the Alfred and Helen Lamson/ BoRSF Endowed Professor in Computer Science at the Center for Advanced Computer Studies and the Director of the NSF-sponsored Industry/ University Cooperative Research Center for Visual and Decision Informatics. As the director, he co-ordinates several multi-institutional, industry-driven research projects and manages a budget of over $500K/year. From 1997 to 2003, he led a $2.3M research and development project in close collaboration with the USGS National Wetlands Research Center and with the Department of Energy's Office of Science and Technical Information on creating a digital library with data mining capabilities incorporated. His research interests are in data mining, information retrieval, machine learning and Internet computing. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed research papers- appearing in top-level journals and proceedings- that cumulatively accord him an h-index of 31, based on citations. He has served as major advisor for 24 doctoral students. Besides substantial technical expertise, Dr. Raghavan has vast experience managing interdisciplinary and multi- institutional collaborative projects. He has also directed industry-sponsored research, on projects pertaining to Neuro-imaging based dementia detection and literature-based biomedical hypotheses generation, respectively. He received the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) 2005 Outstanding Service Award. Dr. Raghavan serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (IEEE-TCII), the Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC) Technical Committee and the Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology Conferences’ Steering Committee. He was one of the Conference Co-Chairs of IEEE 2013 Big Data Conference. For many years of service to the community, he received the WIC 2013 Outstanding Service Award. He was a member of the Steering Committee of IEEE BigData 2014 conference held on Oct. 27 - 30, 2014 at Washington, D.C. He is one of the Editors-in-Chief of the Web Intelligence journal, an Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology and the International J. of Computer Science & Applications, and a member of the International Rough Set Society Advisory Board. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and served as an ACM Distinguished Lecturer from 1993 - 2006. In addition, he served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate (CISE-AC) during 2008 - 2010.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, USA


Editors: Venu Govindaraju & Vijay Raghavan & C.R. Rao Release Date: 07 Jul 2015
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