DBL People

Faculty

Ambuj K. Singh
Ambuj K. Singh

Ambuj Singh

Research interests: network science, cheminformatics & bioinformatics, graph querying and mining, and databases.

Ambuj K. Singh is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with part-time appointments in the Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program and the Technology Management Program .

He received a B.Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and a PhD degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He has published approximately 200 technical papers over his career. He has led a number of multidisciplinary projects in the past including UCSB’s Information Network Academic Research Center funded by the US Army. He is currently directing UCSB’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Research and Training (IGERT) program on Network Science funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Besides the NSF and Army, his research has also been funded by the National Institute of Health.

He is currently on the editorial boards of 3 journals, and has served on program committees of several conferences, workshops and international meetings. He has graduated approximately 40 PhD, MS, and postdoctoral students over his career, including 20 PhD students.

He is currently serving as the Chair of the Computer Science Department. In the past, he has served as an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering. In other leadership roles, he served on UCSB’s Committee on Academic Personnel for three years, the last year as the Chair, and the Committee on Planning on Budget.

Research Scientists

Xuan-Hong Dang
Xuan-Hong Dang

Xuan-Hong Dang

Research Interests: Learning and mining patterns from large, high dimensional databases; graph mining, indexing and querying.

Prior joining the DBL group, Xuan-Hong Dang had been with the Aarhus University (Denmark) and the University of Melbourne (Australia) as a research fellow. He obtained his PhD degree from the Nanyang Technological University in September 2008.

Kyoungmin Roh
Kyoungmin Roh

Kyoungmin Roh

Research Interests: Analysis of biological/ecological networks and Learning and mining from large databases.

Kyoungmin Roh received her Bachelor in Computer Science from Hongik Univeristy, Korea. She received Master degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from Iowa State Univeristy, Iowa and She obtained her PhD degree in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UCSB, in 2014.

PhD Students

Bo Zong
Bo Zong

Bo Zong

Research interests: searching, mining and analyzing large, dynamic graphs, such as graphs modeling social networks, interaction networks, communication networks, and collaborative networks.

Bo received his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Computer Science from Nanjing University in 2007 and 2010, respectively.

Minh Hoang
Minh Hoang

Minh Hoang

Research interests: Data and Graph Mining. Social Network Analysis.

Minh Hoang received his B.S. in Computer Science from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam in 2010.

Arlei Silva
Arlei Silva

Arlei Silva

Research interests: data mining, graph mining, social networks.

Arlei received his B.Sc degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in 2008 and his M.Sc degree in Computer Science from the same university in 2011.

Sourav Medya
Sourav Medya

Sourav Medya

Research interests: Graph mining, algorithms.

Sourav received his B.Tech degree in Computer Science from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, in 2010 and his M.E. degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 2012.

Alumni

Name

Degree

Year

Current employer

Petko Bogdanov

Postdoc

2014

State University of New York, Albany

Yilei Wang

MS

2014

Google

Nazli Dereli

MS

2014

Ticketmaster

Nick Larusso

PhD

2012

FindTheBest

Misael Mongiovi

Postdoc

2012

PostDoc

Petko Bogdanov

PhD

2012

PostDoc

Kathy Macropol

PhD

2012

Arcadia University

Brian Ruttenberg

PhD

2012

Charles River Analytics

Kyle Chipman

PhD

2011

Postdoc

Vishwakarma Singh

PhD

2011

Oracle

Arnab Bhattacharya

PhD

2007

IIT Kanpur

Huahai He

PhD

2007

Google

Swaroop Jagadish

MS

2007

LinkedIn

Vebjorn Ljosa

PhD

2007

Broad Institute

Anand Meka

PhD

2007

Pei-Ching Lu

MS

2006

Apple

Orhan Camoglu

PhD

2006

Google

Tolga Can

Postdoc

2005

Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Chunghau Lee

MS

2005

Amgen

Ahmet Bulut

PhD

2005

Sehir University

Tamer Kahveci

PhD

2004

University of Florida

Kris Kvilekval

PhD

2004

Center for BioImage Informatics, UCSB

Roman Vitenberg

Postdoc

2004

University of Oslo

Christian Lang

PhD

2003

Acelot

Maureen Heymans

MS

2003

Google

Hao Sun

MS

2003

Microsoft

Gilad Benjamin

MS

2003

Google

Jeff Bogda

PhD

2002

Entrepreneur

Greg Johnson

MS

2001

joined Microsoft

Fengliang Hu

MS

2001

HP

K V Ravi Kanth

PhD

1999

Innerscope Research

Raimondas Lencevicius

PhD

1999

Nuance Communications

Jerry James

PhD

1999

University of Kansas

Sandeep Bhatia

MS

1999

Cisco

Jing Wang

MS

1998

Microsoft

Sean Brydon

MS

1998

Sun

Suk Lee

MS

1998

Oracle

Chris Jones

MS

1996

Tandem

Manhoi Choy

PhD

1994

HKUST