Amarnath Gupta, Ph.D.


  • Director -  the Advanced Query Processing Lab of SDSC
  • Co-Principal Investigator -  Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) project, Calit2


Amarnath Gupta received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Jadavpur University in India. He is currently a full Research Scientist at the San Diego Supercomputer Center of UC San Diego, and directs the Advanced Query Processing Lab. His primary areas of research include semantic information integration, large-scale graph databases, ontology management, event data management and query processing techniques. Before joining UC San Diego, he was the Chief Scientist at Virage, Inc., a startup company in multimedia information systems. Dr. Gupta has authored over 100 papers and a book on Event Modeling, holds 13 patents and is a recipient of the 2011 ACM Distinguished Scientist award.


  • Bioinformatics
  • Scientific data modeling
  • Information integration and multimedia databases
  • Spatiotemporal data management