Portrait of Kaushik Chakrabarti

Kaushik Chakrabarti

Senior Researcher

Other

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2001.
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1999.
  • B. Tech. , Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1996.

Recent Professional Activities

Best Paper Awards

  • Our paper Locally Adaptive Dimensionality Reduction for Indexing Large Time Series Databases awarded Best Paper of SIGMOD 2001
  • Our paper Approximate Query Processing Using Wavelets awarded “Best of VLDB 2000” (along with 4 other papers) and invited to “Best of VLDB 2000” issue of VLDB Journal

Collaborators

All my work is in collaboration with the terrific engineers and researchers in the Data Management, Exploration and Mining Group. I also collaborate with various business groups within Microsoft to transfer our research work to Microsoft’s products and services. Finally, I had the good fortune to work with an amazing set of students over the last decade:

  • Seung-won Hwang (2003, 2004)
  • Dong Xin (2005, 2006)
  • Tianyi Wu (2008)
  • Mei Hui (2009)
  • Senjuti Basu Roy (2010)
  • Bahman Bahmani (2010, mentored by Dong Xin)
  • Chi Wang (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Ndapa Nakashole (2011)
  • Mohamed Yakout (2011, mentored by Kris Ganjam)
  • Manish Gupta (2011, mentored by Tao Cheng)
  • Meihui Zhang (2012)
  • Bilyana Taneva (2012, mentored by Tao Cheng)
  • Jeffrey Jestes (2012, mentored by Kris Ganjam)
  • Yanyan Shen (2013)
  • Mohan Yang (2013, mentored by Bolin Ding)
  • Fotis Psallidas (2014, 2015)
  • Vasilis Verroios (2015)
  • Amit Chavan (2016)