News Highlights

April 2017
Habibur Rahman has defended his PhD thesis and is joining Walmart Labs, San Francisco from June.
Abolfazl Asudeh has been awarded the John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award at 2017 College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony.
November 2016
Azade Nazi has defended her PhD thesis and is joining the DMX group at Microsoft Research, Seattle from July.
April 2016
Azade Nazi has been awarded the John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award at 2016 College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony.
March 2016
Abolfazl Asudeh will be interning with the DMX group at Microsoft Research,Seattle during Summer 2016.
Azade Nazi will be interning with the DMX group at Microsoft Research,Seattle during Summer 2016.
Habibur Rahman will be interning with the eCommerce group at Walmart Labs, San Francisco during Summer 2015.
September 2015
DBXLAB presents 6 papers in VLDB 2015 Conference.
March 2015
Azade Nazi will be interning with the DMX group at Microsoft Research,Seattle during Summer 2015.
Habibur Rahman will be interning with the CEES group at Microsoft Research Seattle during Summer 2015.
July 2014
Mahashweta Das has received a honorable mention for her dissertation from the ACM SIGKDD 2014 doctoral dissertation committee.
February 2014
Saravanan Thirumuruganathan will be interning with the DMX group at Microsoft Research Seattle during Summer 2014.
Saravanan Thirumuruganathan has been awarded the John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award at 2014 Engineering Awards Banquet.
December 2013
Mahashweta Das has defended her PhD thesis and is joining HP Labs, Palo Alto as a Research Scientist from January.
October 2013
Dr. Gautam Das' paper "Mining a Search Engine's Corpus without a Query Pool" has received the CIKM 2013 Best Student Paper Award.
Mahashweta Das has been featured in UTA Fall Newsletter. [PDF]
May 2013
Dr. Gautam Das has been listed in the SIGMOD top 50 most prolific people who have published in SIGMOD. [PDF]
Mahashweta Das has received the Dean’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 2013, one of the two recipients from College of Engineering.
April 2013
Mahashweta Das has been awarded the John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award at 2013 Engineering Awards Banquet. [PDF]
November 2012
Shrikant Desai has defended his MS thesis and is joining eBay Inc. as a software engineer from January.
Our PVLDB 2012 paper "Who Tags What? An Analysis Framework" has been invited to VLDB Special Issue: Best of 2012.
March 2012
Dr. Gautam Das has received the IEEE ICDE 2012 Influential Paper Award for his work that laid the foundation for keyword search in databases. [HTML]
February 2012
Saravanan Thirumuruganathan has been awarded 2011 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award at 2012 Engineering Awards Banquet.
January 2012
Senjuti Basu Roy has joined University of Washington Tacoma as Assistant Professor.