Suchit Agarwal

Education
Ph.D., Computer Science, in progress (expected Fall 2012) University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA Research Interests: Databases, Distributed Information Networks, Social Networks. M.S., Computer Science, in progress (expected Spring 2009) University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA MS Project: History Management in Database Systems Advisor: Prof. Wang-Chiew Tan; Current GPA: 4.0/4.0 B.Tech., Computer Science / IT, August 2006 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, U.P., India Thesis: WebMine: A tool to uncover the Web Advisor: Dr. Sudip Sanyal; GPA: 3.63/4.0

Publications

Journal Papers Philippe Cudr´-Mauroux, Suchit Agarwal, and Karl Aberer. Gridvine: An infrastructure e for peer information management. IEEE Internet Computing, 11(5):36–44, 2007. Conference Papers Philippe Cudr´-Mauroux, Suchit Agarwal, Adriana Budura, Parisa Haghani, and Karl e Aberer. Self-organizing schema mappings in the gridvine peer data management system. In VLDB, pages 1334–1337, 2007. Ashish Virmani, Suchit Agarwal, Rahul Thathoo, Shekhar Suman, and Sudip Sanyal. A fast xpath evaluation technique with the facility of updates. In WWW (Special interest tracks and posters), pages 886–887, 2005. Shekhar Suman, Suchit Agarwal, Ashish Virmani, Rahul Thathoo, and Sudip Sanyal. Mobimule: An on-demand mule mobility model for wireless sensor networks. In WCSN, 2005. Suchit Agarwal. Routing and switching algorithms for optical wdm networks: A review. In WCSN, 2005. Shekhar Suman, Suchit Agarwal, Ashish Virmani, Rahul Thathoo, and Sudip Sanyal. Mobimule: An on-demand mule mobility model for wireless sensor networks. Accepted at IASTED NCS 2005. Ashish Virmani, Suchit Agarwal, Rahul Thathoo, Shekhar Suman, and Sudip Sanyal. A fast xpath evaluation technique with the facility of updates. Accepted at ICOMP 2005. Technical Reports Suchit Agarwal and Shekhar Suman. Webmine: A tool to uncover the web (v1.0). Technical report, Indian Institue of Information Technology, Allahabad, 2005. Suchit Agarwal. Adnet: A first step towards a viral advertising network for facebook. Technical report, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2008. Suchit Agarwal. Optimizing conjunctive queries over rdf triple patterns. Technical report, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2008.

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Employment
01/2009–Present 02/2008–12/2008 06/2008–09/2008 01/2008–12/2008 09/2006–07/2007 01/2005–05/2006 05/2005–07/2005 07/2004–12/2004 05/2004–07/2004 Graduate Student Researcher Computer Communications Research Group, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Visiting Student Researcher IBM, Silicon Valley Labs, San Jose, CA, USA Advanced Database Technology Intern IBM, Silicon Valley Labs, San Jose, CA, USA Graduate Student Researcher Database Systems Laboratory, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Research Assistant Distributed Information Systems Laboratory, EPFL, Lausanne, CH, Switzerland Research Assistant Computer Networks Research Group, IIIT Allahabad, Allahabad, India Visiting Researcher Agile All-Photonic Networks, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada Research Assistant Database Systems Research Group, IIIT Allahabad, Allahabad, India Summer Intern SAV Networks, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Research Experience
IBM Silicon Valley Labs – – – Storage and Compression of History in Databases (Ongoing) GridVine: An infraastrucuture for Peer Information Management (2006-2007) LSIR, EPFL Graduate Class Projects Evalution of Conjunctive Triple Pattern Queries over a P2P RDF Store Individual project in Spring 2008 (Finished). Used multi-dimensional suffix trees for substring selectivity estimation for optimizing conjunctive queries by storing statistics about the data on the network on various nodes. Mining Facebook for Viral Marketing Individual project in Winter 2008 (Finished). Investigating techniques to identify marketing / advertising hotspots in social networks like Facebook. Mashup integrating Weather API, Google Calendar and Google Maps Individual project in Fall 2007 (Finished). mashup implemented using Google Mashup Editor that shows a user his calendar events on a map and also displays the weather forecast for the day of the event. GRAMS: A keyword-keyword relationship based paradigm for Web Search (Spring 2006) WebMine: A tool to uncover the Web (Fall 2005) LibSync: Clock Synchronization Protocol for Optical Networks (Summer 2005) MoBiMule: An energy-efficient on-demand mobility model for MULEs in sensor networks (Spring 2005) 2

Undergraduate Work – – – –

VATSS: A Fast XPath Evaluation technique with the facility of updates (Fall 2004)

Technical Skills
Proficient C, C++, Java, LaTeX, PHP, Bash Scripting Familiar C#, MATLAB, Perl

Extracurricular
Positions of Responsibility – – – – President of the Music Society, IIIT Allahabad (Jan 2004–Dec 2004) Student Placement Representative for IIIT, Allahabad. (Nov 2004 Nov 2005) Event Coordinator of “Dhoom”: Concert by Euphoria at IIIT, Allahabad. (April 2004) Member of the Cultural Committee for the 80th Annual Vice-Chancellors Conference at IIIT, Allahabad. (November, 2005)

Honors and Awards
Regents Fellowship Awarded in 2007, 2008, UCSC Graduate Division Tuition Fellowship Awarded in 2007, 2008, UCSC Research Assistantship Awarded in 2006-2007, LSIR, EPFL Student Assistantship Awarded in 2005, AAPN, uOttawa Student Assistantship Awarded in 2004, IIT Kharagpur Best Paper Awarded in 2005, Anvesha (Paper-presentation Contest), IIIT Allahabad Certificate of Honor Awarded in 2000, Top 1% students in Mathematics in High School

Contact
Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 Cell: 831-332-9001, Office: 831-459-5277, Home: 831-426-6540 agarwal@soe.ucsc.edu http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/∼agarwal/

January 28, 2009

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