School of EECS, EME 403 509-335-4969
Education Ph.D., 1997,
Electrical and Computer Engineering, The
1995, Mathematical Sciences, The
1993, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The
Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology,
Research Interests Statistical signal and image processing, Machine learning, Graphical modeling and inference, Statistical estimation and detection, Intersymbol interference, Signal processing and coding for magnetic storage, Data mining and knowledge discovery, Distributed data mining, Privacy sensitive data mining, Analysis of multivariate gene-expression relationships.
Academic Honors Abel Wolman Fellowship, The
Co-author of Best Paper Award winning paper in IEEE ICDM 2003: “On the Privacy Preserving Properties of Random Data Perturbation Techniques.”
Work Experience Course Instructor
Part-time Programs in Engineering and
Applied Sciences, The
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University (September 1997 - August 1998).
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Texas Center for Applied Technology, Texas A&M University (September 1997 - August 1998).
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University (August 1998 - present).
Professional Activities Co-Editor, “Data Mining: Next Generation Challenges and Future Directions,” to be published by AAAI/MIT Press, 2004.
Program Committee Member, “
Guest Co-Editor, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers), Special issue on Applications of Imaging Technologies in Civil Engineering Materials, 2004.
Program Committee Member, International High Performance Data Mining Workshop, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
Program Committee Member, “IEEE International Conference on Data
Workshop Co-Chair, 8th International High Performance Data Mining Workshop, 2005.
Session Chair, Neural and Fuzzy Systems, WSEAS Conference on Computational Intelligence, Man-machine Systems and Cybernetics, Florida, Nov. 2005.
Panelist, NSF CISE Review Panel, 2003-2007
Publications Chair, NSF Workshop on Next
Generation Data Mining (NGDM'02),
Member, Editorial Board, “Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision,” 1999-Present.
Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of Electronic Imaging.
Member, IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Society
“Quantifying Gene Relatedness via Nonlinear Prediction of Gene Expression Levels,” Feb., 2006, (US Patent # 7,003,403 with E. R. Dougherty, S. Kim, M. L. Bittner, and Y. Chen)
Grant Recording Channels,” (with Prof. Ben Belzer).
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation,
Other Significant Recognition Listed in “Marquis Who’s Who in the World,” 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
Research featured in “The Bryan-College Station Eagle” (front page article in May 4, 1998, edition of the local newspaper of Bryan/College Station, TX)