Rahul Ramachandran

Biography: 

Education

University of Alabama in Huntsville             Atmospheric Science        Ph.D., 2002

University of Alabama in Huntsville             Computer Science             M.S., 1997

University of Alabama in Huntsville             Atmospheric Science        M.S., 1996

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology        Meteorology       M.S., 1994

Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi            Mechanical Engineering B.E.,   1991

Experience

Principal Research Scientist, University of Alabama Huntsville, 2011 - present 

Team Lead, Earth Science Informatics, Sr. Spatial Systems Architect, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2010-2011

Research Scientist VI, University of Alabama Huntsville, 2008- 2010

Research Scientist, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2001-2008

Senior Research Associate, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1998-2001

Appointments

Deputy Editor, Earth Science Informatics, Springer-Verlag Publication (2007 – present)

Lecturer, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2007 – 2010)

Member, Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, American Meteorological Society Committee (2010 – 2013)

Affiliate member of Graduate Faculty, University of Alabama Huntsville (2010 -2011)

Chair, Information Technology and Interoperability Committee, Federation of Earth Science Partners (ESIP) (2010)

Professional Society Memberships

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

American Geophysical Union

American Meteorological Society

Awards

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2009

Teaching Experience

Graduate and undergraduate level course in GIS and Remote Sensing (ATS/ESS 413/513) at the Department of Atmospheric Science, Earth Systems Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2007-2008

Mentoring

M.S Students, Department of Computer Science, University of Alabama Huntsville:

Chockalingam Chidambaram, Vikas Garg, Ravikumar Prashanth, Jessica Lu, Ashish Sharma, Phani Cherukuri, Bilahari Akkiraju, Yoon Choi, Krishnapriya Durgi, Srinivas Manne, Supreeth Rao, Deepak Sivasubramanyam, Ajinkaya Kulkarni

M.S Student, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama Huntsville:

Aleta Duvall, Steve Supercynski

M.S Student, Florida Institute of Technology:

Mike Lueken

Research Grants

Co-I, Lightweight Advertising and Scalable Discovery of Services, Datasets, and Events, NASA/ACESS, 2010-2012, $161,931

Co-I, Instant Karma: Applying a Proven Provenance Tool to NASA’s AMSR-E Data Production Stream, NASA/ACESS, 2010-2012, $300,000

PI, Smart Assistant for Earth Science Data Mining (SAM), NASA/ACESS Grant, 2008-2010, $725,679

Co-I, Service Mashups for Mining and Analysis with World Wind (GLIDER), NASA/ACESS Grant, 2008-2010, $636,136

UAH Co-I, Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD), NSF Large Information and Technology Research Grants, 2003-2008, $2,550,187

PI, An Improved Data Reduction Tool in Support of the Real-Time Assimilation of NASA Data Streams, NASA/ACCESS Grant, $545,000

Co-I, Deployable Suite of Data Mining Web Services for Online Data Repositories, NASA ACCESS Grant, $451,000

PI, Intelligent Data Transcoding Services for the Earth Science Community, Earth Science Technology Office, NASA 2003-2004, $150,000

Co-I, Mining NEXRAD Radar Data: An Investigative Study, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA, May-Sept, 2002, $20,000

Co-I, Interchange Technology for Enabling Data-Application Interoperability in Earth Science Data, Earth Science Technology Office, NASA, 2001-2002, $125,000

Co-I, ESML for Earth Science Data Sets and Analysis, Earth Science Technology Office, NASA, 2000-2001, $300,000

Consulting Experience

Caelum Research Corporation, 2009

Earth Science Information Partnership, 2010

Reviewer

Earth Science Informatics, Springer Verlag

Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier

Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing

Book Chapters

Ramachandran, R., S. Graves, J. Rushing, K. Keiser, M. Maskey, H. Lin, and H. Conover, 2008: ADaM Services: Scientific Data Mining in the Service Oriented Architecture Paradigm. Data Mining Techniques in Grid Computing Environments, W. Dubitsky, Ed., Wiley Publication.

Ramachandran, R., J. Rushing, X. Li, C. Kamath, H. Conover, and S. Graves, 2006: Bird's Eye View of Data Mining in Geosciences. Geoinformatics: Data to Knowledge, A.K.Sinha, Ed., Geological Society of America Special Paper 397.

 

Rahul Ramachandran's Contents:

Author of Poster/Microarticle in:
Title Updated date Type
Artic Collaborative Environment (ACE) Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Service, Dataset, and Event Casting Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Can you build an iPhone app without writing a single line of code? Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Arctic Collaborative Environment (ACE) Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Curated Data Albums for Earth Science Case Studies Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Provenance Collection and Display for the AMSR-E SIPS Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
Mine Your Data: GLIDER brings data mining to the masses Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Poster
NASA Science on Drupal Central ACCESS Project Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 18:31 Poster
Bridging the Big Data Digital divide with Data Prospecting Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 15:44 Poster
Create Collaboratories for Earth Science using Talkoot Friday, February 8, 2013 - 09:32 Poster
NASA Science on Drupal Central: Science is better on Drupal Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 15:58 Poster
GPM Ground Validation Field Campaigns: Collaboration and Data Management Tools Monday, July 1, 2013 - 09:50 Poster
Data Albums: A synthesis engine to support case study and climatology analysis Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:22 Poster
Collaborative Workbench for Cyberinfrastructure to Accelerate Science Algorithm Development Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:22 Poster

Session Lead in:
Title Updated date Type
The ESIP Testbed - An Infrastructure for Community Collaboration Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Meeting Sesssion
Earth Cube - Data Discovery Mining and Access Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Meeting Sesssion

Presenter in:
Title Updated date Type
Innovators Among Us - Lightning Talks Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Meeting Sesssion
Semantic Web Demo Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Meeting Sesssion
The ESIP Testbed - An Infrastructure for Community Collaboration Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:09 Meeting Sesssion