Vijay V Raghavan

Vijay V Raghavan

Vijay V. Raghavan, Alfred and Helen Lamson Endowed Professor in Computer Science, The Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, USA. Prof Raghavan also serves as the Director of the NSF-sponsored Industry/ University Cooperative Research Center for Visual and Decision Informatics. In this role, 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 Big Data, 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 and has garnered $10 million in external funding. Besides substantial technical expertise, Dr. Raghavan has vast experience managing interdisciplinary and multi- institutional collaborative projects. He has also directed industry-sponsored research, for companies such as GE Healthcare and Araicom Life Sciences L.L.C., on projects pertaining to Neuro-imaging based dementia detection and literature-based biomedical hypotheses generation, respectively.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, USA