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Research Interests

  • Parallel and External Memory Algorithms
  • Algorithms for Sequence Analysis, Motivated from Applications in Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Data Structures for
    • Succinct/Compressed Text (String) Indexing
    • Information Retrieval and Databases
    • Geometric Range Query Problems

Other Experience

  • Research Scientist/Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014–2016): School of Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2014): School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada

Professional Activities

(Program committee member)

  • HiPC2017: 24th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, and Analytics).
  • BCB 2017: ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Comput ational Biology, and Health Informatics).
  • HiCOMB2017: 16th IEEE International Workshop on High Performance Computati onal Biology)
  • ICCABS 2017: IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences.

Honors & Awards

Dissertation year Fellowship (2013-2014), Louisiana State University.


Active Grants

NSF grant (2017-2020): Sequential and Parallel Algorithms for Approximate Sequence Matching with Applications to Computational Biology ($ 290,000)