B. Aditya Prakash is associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. He graduated with a Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, and earned his B.Tech in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2007. He has published more than 30 refereed papers in major venues, holds two U.S. patents; and has given two tutorials (VLDB 2012 and ECML/PKDD 2012) at leading conferences. His work has also received a best paper award and two best-of-conference selections (CIKM 2012, ICDM 2012, ICDM 2011) and multiple travel awards.
His research interests include data mining; applied machine learning and databases, with emphasis on big-data problems in large real-world networks and time-series. His work has been funded through grants and gifts from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the National Security Agency, the National Endowment for Humanities, and from companies like Symantec. He received a Facebook Faculty Gift Award in 2015.
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B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Ph.D. in Computer Science, CSD, Carnegie Mellon University
Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech