Naren Ramakrishnan is the Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. He is also the director of the Discovery Analytics Center. He received his Ph.D. in computer sciences from Purdue University.
His research interests include data science, applied machine learning, and urban analytics. His work has been featured in the National Institutes of Health outreach publication Biomedical Computation Review, the National Science Foundation’s Discoveries
His research has been supported by NSF, DHS, NIH, NEH, IARPA, DARPA, DTRA, ONR, US Army Research Office, US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Ford, General Motors, General Dynamics, HP Labs, L3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Mayfair Group, Northrop Grumman, and NEC Labs.
Naren Ramakrishnan's Timeline
Received an NSF CAREER grant
Dean's awards for teaching excellence
Included in "40 under 40" for Computerworld's innovative IT people to watch
Named ACM Distinguished Scientist
Received HP Labs innovation award
Included in "40 under 40" for Purdue University's list of distinguished alumni
Dean's awards for research excellence
Received Virginia Tech's Alumni award for research excellence - the highest research award given at the university