Ramamohanarao Kotagiri

Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering

The University of Melbourne, Australia

 

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Room 7.10, Doug McDonell Building, Parkville Campus,
Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

Short Biography

Professor Ramamohanarao (Rao) Kotagiri received PhD from Monash University. He was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 1983.  He has been at the University Melbourne since 1980 and was appointed as a professor in computer science in 1989. Rao held several senior positions including Head of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Melbourne and Research Director for the Cooperative Research Centre for Intelligent Decision Systems. He served or serving on the Editorial Boards of the Computer Journal, Universal Computer Science, IEEE TKDE,  VLDB Journal and International Journal on Data Privacy. He was the program Co-Chair for VLDB, PAKDD, DASFAA and DOOD conferences.  He is a steering committee member of IEEE ICDM, PAKDD. He received distinguished contribution award for Data Mining from PAKDD. Rao is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of Australian Academy Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of Australian Academy of Science. He was awarded Distinguished Contribution Award in 2009 by the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia. He has published more than 350 articles and successfully supervised 50 PhD students. He was the conference chair of ICDE 2013 and a conference co-chair of SIGMOD 2015. He recently received 2014 IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award.

Current research interests

 

Current Students

1.    Stradling, Martin (with Zhang, Dr R)

2.    Deepak Poola

3.    Yali Zhao

4.    Lei Zhang

5.    Preeti Goel

6.    Lei Zhang

7.    Chinthaka Dissanayake

8.    Tanveer Awal

9.    Maryam Fanaeepour

10.                    Pallab Roy

11.                     Sergey Demyanov

12.                     Azadeh Mousavi

Graduated Students - PhD

1.    1985 Trever Dix

2.    1988 Kim Marriott

3.    1989 Isaac Balbin

4.    1989 John Shepherd

5.    1989 Zoltan Somogyi

6.    1991 Richard Helm

7.    1991 Kanchana Kanchanasuth

8.    1993 David Kemp

9.    1993 Graham Port

10.                    1993 James Thom

11.                    1994 Evan Harris

12.                    1995 Gill Dobbie

13.                    1998 James Bailey

14.                    1998 Lobel Crnogorac

15.                    1998 Jim Lambert

16.                    1998 Alan Kent

17.                    1999 Chi-Kin Low

18.                    1999 Chaoi Pang

19.                    2001 David Kinny

20.                    2001 Jinyan Li

21.                    2001 Xiuzhen Zhang

22.                    2002 Keng Cheng

23.                    2002 Rosanne Price

24.                    2003 Lauraence Park

25.                    2004 Hongjian Fan

26.                    2004 Tao Pang

27.                    2004 Slahadin Mohammed

28.                    2005 Hamid Alhammady

29.                    2006 Ce Dong

30.                    2007 Srikumar Venugopal

31.                    2007 Malka Halgamuge

32.                    2008 Yu Jia

33.                    2008 Sundararajan, Elankovan

34.                    2008 Ji Xiao Nan

35.                    2008 Anthony Sulistio

36.                    2009 Kapil Kumar Gupta

37.                    2009 Mohammed Alauddin Bhuiyan

38.                    2009 Wang, Ziyuan

39.                    2009 Wang, Mingzhong

40.                    2009 Guo, Yong Zhen

41.                    2010 Zhang, Dana

42.                    2011 Lee, Hua Jie

43.                    2012 Liao, Yang

44.                    2013 Uyen Nguyen

45.                    2014 Ho, Hui Kian

46.                    2015 Xi Liang

47.                    2015 Sergey Demyanov

48.                    2015 Azdeh Mousavi

49.                    2015 Pallab Kanti Roy

50.                    2015 Deepak Poola

51.                    2016 Adam Kowalewski

52.                    2016 Preeti Goel (submitted)

 

Graduated Students - MSc by Research

1.    1983 Peter Lamb

2.    1984 Glenn Farrel

3.    1986 Jin Toh

4.    1987 Raj Gore

5.    1992 Hong-C Liu

6.    1999 Paul Bussetta

7.    2003 Qun Sun

8.    2003 Shien-Shin Tham

9.    2003 Wang, Zhou

10.                    2004 Thomas Minoukian

11.                    2007 Roger Ting

12.                    2009 Elizabeth Arockiarani Antoine

13.                    2009 Ben Rubinstein

14.                    2012 Jad Abi-Samra

PostDocs

1.    Peter Stuckey

2.    Justin Zobel

3.    James Haraland

4.    Kim Marriott

5.    David Kemp

6.    Evan Harris

7.    Alan Kent

8.    Jinyan Li

9.    Rui Zhang

10.                    Tao Peng

11.                    Lauraence Park

12.                    Joey Chua

13.                    Md Rafiul Hassan

14.                    Alauddin Bhuiyan

15.                    Liang Wang

16.                    Chenfeng Zhou

17.                    Chenfeng Zhou

18.                    Wei Liu

19.                    Jeffrey Chan

20.                    Rodrigo Calheiros