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Abhishek Kumar

Abhishek Kumar

Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) & Graduate Student University of California, San Diego


University of California, San Diego, USA
M.S. in Computer Science (Expected in 2013)

Birla Institute of Technology and Science(BITS), Pilani, India
MSc (tech) in Information Systems (2009)

Research Interests

My research interests include machine learning, natural language processing and their applications to biomedical informatics.

and to setup up sub-systems for an NLP Framework for biomedical informatics.

Previous Positions

Morgan Stanley, India
Senior Associate, Technology (Jan 2011 - Aug 2011)
Associate, Technology (Jun 2010 - Dec 2010)
Analyst, Technology (Jan 2010 - May 2010)
Helped build and augment software systems for the upstream trading infrastructure, with emphasis on throughput, latency and capacity. 
Most of my work involved design and development in C++; experience with Linux, Shell Scripting - bash, ksh - and Perl

eLab, INSEAD Business School, Singapore
Research Assistant (Jan 2009 - Jul 2009)
Research and development spanning multiple domains of NLP (sentiment and credibility determination of
content mined from the web), context sensing and data mining at eLab

Indian Institute of Science(IISc), India
Research Intern (May 2008 - Jul 2008)
Research on predicting queue wait times of jobs submitted to a computational grid.

Selected conference proceedings & publications

  • Rajesh Bhasin and Abhishek Kumar, "ProVis: An Anaglyph based Visualization Tool for Protein Molecules",
    In Proc. First International Conf. on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction(IHCI), 2009, pp. 147-155. [pdf]
  • Abhishek Kumar, Navneet Chaubey and Sireesha Yakkali, "Immediate Mode Scheduling Methods for Open Online Heterogeneous Systems",
    Presented at the Student Research Symposium, 15th International Conf. onHigh Performance Computing, 2009. [pdf]
  • Roshan Sumbaly, Abhishek Kumar, Shubham Malhotra and Gaurav Paruthi "Artificially Intelligent Grid Assistant",
    Poster presentation at the 14th Intl. Conf. on High Performance Computing (HiPC), 2007 [pdf]
  • Roshan Sumbaly, Abhishek Kumar, Shubham Malhotra and Gaurav Paruthi, "Deployment of a Natural Language Processing System on Grid", IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing(TCSC) Newsletter, 2007, volume 9, no 2.

Contact Information

Room 209E, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) 

abhishek [at] ucsd [dot] edu