Curriculum Vitae

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Work Experience

Arizona State University. AZ, August 2010 - December 2021

• Assistant Professor in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences from 2010 to 2016.

• Associate Professor in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences from 2016 to 2021.


Microsoft Research. Redmond, WA, May - July 2009

• Carried out research in the Database group with Paul Larson and Jingren Zhou.

• Enhanced the optimizer of a massive data distributed management system to make efficient use of common query sub-expressions.


IBM Research – Almaden Research Center. San Jose, CA, June - September 2008

• Carried out research in the Information Management group with Guy Lohman and Sandeep Tata.

• Designed a data management architecture that can inherently support unstructured and structured data.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, August 2004 - Present

• Carried out research in the areas of similarity-aware query processing and optimization, privacy assurance, and scientific database systems.

• Teaching Assistant for CS541 Database Systems and CS348 Information Systems.


• Research Assistant in the EcoliHub project.

• Designed and implemented a system that detects and reports conflicts among multi-source XML documents that describe biological objects like genes and proteins.

Imaginestics, LLC. West Lafayette, IN, May - July 2005

• Created and tuned a web services based system to support applications that manipulate databases of complex geometric objects.

Eurisko Technologies C.A.S. Lima, Peru, 2001-2003

• Co-founder and Manager.

• Designed and implemented database administration and tuning tools using Object Oriented technology.