Graduated in September 2009
Kamalika Das received her B.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Kalyani University, India, in 2003 and her MS degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in 2005. Currently she is a PhD candidate in the CSEE department in the same university, working in the area of privacy preserving distributed data mining. Her research interests include privacy preserving data mining and distributed and P2P data mining. Kamalika has published several conference and journal papers in PKDD, SDM, P2P, IEEE Transactions and SIGKDD Explorations. Her work has been nominated for the 2007 PET award, and invited for fast-track submission to Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications journal as one of the best papers of P2P 2009. She has received the 2008 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Scholarship Award and the NSF-sponsored SIAM Student travel award for SDM 2009. Kamalika serves regularly as a reviewer for SDM, SIGKDD, ICDM conferences and TKDE, TIFS and SMC journals. More information about her can be found at http://www.csee.umbc.edu/~kdas1.