Amarnath Gupta

6076 Roselle Meadows Trail, San Diego, CA 92130

(858) 259-9693

gupta@sdsc.edu

CURRENT POSITION

 

Director, Advanced Query Processing Laboratory, Science R&D Division

Research Scientist

San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego

Education

 

Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Ph.D. (Engineering) in Computer Science

1994

Research Area: Database Management

Univ. of Texas, Arlington and Univ. of Texas, Health Science Center, Dallas

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

1987

Research Area: Automatic Gait Analysis

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

B.Tech. Honors in Mechanical Engineering

1984

Undergraduate Research: Robot Vision

Current RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Information and Knowledge Modeling for Biomedical Sciences

Information Integration for Scientific Domains

Graph Data Management

Management and Utilization of Ontological Information

Multimedia Data Management

RESEARCH Experience

 

San Diego Supercomputer Center, Univ. of California San Diego

Research Scientist

2007-current

Development of Ontology Management Tools over Integrated Ontology Sources for Neurosciences

Management of Event Information in Multimedia and Scientific Information Systems

Query Processing on Directed Graphs and Applications

Associate Research Scientist

2001-2007

Design of a Type-Extensible, Ontology-Enabled Mediator

Design, Implementation and Deployment of Information Integration System for multiple Neuroscience Databases

Design and Development of Graph Data Warehouse for Gene Regulatory and Metabolic Networks

Development of specialized query languages and engines for Complex Data Types used in multiple scientific disciplines

 

Assistant Research Scientist

1998-2001

Techniques for preservation of software-dependent digital objects

Techniques for information integration of spatial data from distributed data sources

Developed query-translation techniques from Datalog-like query languages to specialized data sources like Oracle Spatial, and ArcXML

 

Virage, Inc., San Mateo, California

 

Research Scientist

1995 - 1998

Development of image and video query engine

Development of techniques for searching and combining multiple media data

Development of multimedia searching applications in the areas of histopathology, radiology and trademarks

8 patents

 

Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India

 

Computer Engineer

1988-1994

Developed a Classificatory Data Model for Retrieval and Post-Analysis of Archaeological Artifacts with an Image Database

Developed an Expert Image Database Engine for Machine Fault Diagnosis from Ferrogram Images

Developed an Industrial Object Model Database Engine for Computer Vision

Developed a Semantic Network Based Data and Indexing Method for primary and secondary memory

Developed a Method for Information Retrieval using automated Handwritten Document Analysis

TEACHING Experience

 

University of California, San Diego

Lectures in Process Modeling for Advanced Topics in CSE

Faculty Research Seminar, Computer Science

Neuroinformatics Seminar

Multimedia Systems

2004

 

2003, 2004

 

2003

 

2001

Indian Statistical Institute

Graduate Courses in Database Systems, Software Engineering, Compiler Construction, Image Processing

1988 - 1994

GRANTS

 

Title of Proposal: Web Based Information Technologies Proposal to the Federal Web Consortium

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 4/1/98-7/31/99

Amount of Award: $175,000

 

Title of Proposal: Digital Government: Web Based Information Technologies: Advancing Federal Information Infrastructures

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 08/01/99 07/31/02

Amount of Award: $199,970

 

Title of Proposal: Methodologies for Preservation and Access of Software-dependent Electronic Records

Granting Agency: National Historical Publications and Records Commission, National Archives and Records Administration

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 1/1/00 12/31/02

Amount of Award: $300,000

 

Title of Proposal: I2T: An Information Integration Testbed for Digital Government

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 07/01/2000 06/30/2003

Amount of Award: $750,000

 

Title of Proposal: Structured Analysis of the Retina

Granting Agency: National Institutes of Health

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 07/01/2000 06/30/2003

Amount of Award: $54,784 (SDSC Direct)

 

Title of Proposal: Evaluating Information Integration Architectures for a National Statistical Data Infrastructure

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/01/1999 06/30/2000

Amount of Award: $45,000

 

Title of Proposal: Causes of Robustness and Vulnerability in Real-world Networks: Lessons in Biology

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 09/15/2001 09/14/2003

Amount of Award: $32,501 annual (SDSC Direct)

 

Title of Proposal: NBCR Supplement: Biomedical Informatics Research Network- Coordinating Center

Granting Agency: NCRR, National Institutes of Health

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 04/30/2001 03/31/2004

Amount of Award: $1,761,373 (SDSC Direct) 25% is for Data Integration

 

Title of Proposal: ITR: A Twin Framework to Analyze, Model and Design Robust, Complex Networks Using Biological and Computatational Principles

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/01/2002 09/30/2006

Amount of Award: $216,723 annual (SDSC Direct)

 

Title of Proposal: NPACI Neuroscience Thrust: Federation of Brain Data

Granting Agency: National Science Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/01/2002 09/30/2004

Amount of Award: $100,000 annual (SDSC Direct)

 

Title of Proposal: Development of a 3D Cell-Centered Neuronal Database

Granting Agency: NIDA, National Institutes of Health

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 4/1/2003 3/31/2008

Amount of Award: $3,397,213 33% is for Data Model Development

 

Title of Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Research Network - Coordinating Center

Granting Agency: NCRR, National Institutes of Health

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 5/1/2004-4/30/2009

Amount of Award: ~ $5M 20% for Data Integration

 

Title of Proposal: National Biomedical Computational Center

Granting Agency: NCRR, National Institutes of Health

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/01/2004 09/30/2009

Amount of Award: $100,000 annual

 

Title of Proposal: Toward a distributed information system for marine biology and limnology

Granting Agency: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/15/2004 6/14/2008

Amount of Award: $1,762,420.00

 

Title of Proposal: The Neuroscience Information Resource

Granting Agency: NIH/NIDA

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 10/01/2008 9/30/2013

Amount of Award: $10M

 

Title of Proposal: BiologicalNetworks

Granting Agency: NIH?NIGMS

Time Period of Grant/Contract: 09/01/2008 6/14/2012

Amount of Award: $1,762,420.00

 

Publications

 

See web site

Memberships

 

Association of Computing Machinery

NIH Biomedical Informatics Research Network Ontology Task Force

Society for Neuroscience, Neuroinformatics Committee