Karuna Pande Joshi
Karuna Pande Joshi

Associate Professor

Alumnus, Faculty, Ph.D. Alumnus, Principal Faculty

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Information Systems Department, ITE 424, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, United States

Karuna Pande Joshi is an Associate Professor (tenured) in Information Systems department at UMBC. She is the UMBC Site director for the Center of Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA) . She is also the Director of the Knowledge, Analytics, Cognitive and Cloud Lab .

Her primary research area is Data Science, Legal Text Analytics, Cloud Computing and Healthcare IT. She is currently developing projects related to Oblivious Cloud and automating Cloud Legal Documents. She has developed a framework to automate the acquisition and consumption of cloud-based services. She has also worked in collaboration with NIST to develop standards for Cloud Usability.

Dr. Joshi has been awarded research grants by NSF, ONR, DoD, Cisco and GE Research. She was also awarded the NSF I-Corps award and TEDCO MII grant to explore commercial opportunities for her research and has created a start-up on Data Science and Cloud technologies.

She received her MS and Ph.D. in Computer Science from UMBC, where she was twice awarded the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship. She did her Bachelor of Engineering (Computers) from University of Mumbai.

Dr. Joshi has also worked for over 15 years in the Industry primarily as an IT Project Manager. She worked as a Senior Information Management Officer at the International Monetary Fund for nearly a decade. Her managerial experience includes Portfolio Management, Program/Project Management, and Change Management. She has managed people and projects across various domains including Databases, Web Content Management, Document Management, Web/Database Integration, Helpdesk Applications, IT Knowledge/Information Management, Facilities Applications and Network/Telecom Applications.

Karuna Pande Joshi

Publications

2021

  1. M. P. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Delegated Authorization Framework for EHR Services using Attribute Based Encryption", InProceedings, IEEE World Congress on Services, September 2021, 5 downloads.
  2. A. Nagar, L. Elluri, and K. P. Joshi, "Automated Compliance of Mobile Wallet Payments for Cloud Services", InProceedings, 7th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2021), May 2021, 58 downloads.
  3. D. L. Kim and K. P. Joshi, "A Semantically Rich Knowledge Graph to Automate HIPAA Regulations for Cloud Health IT Services", 7th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2021), May 2021, 96 downloads.
  4. R. Razavisousan and K. P. Joshi, "Building Textual Fuzzy Interpretive Structural Modeling to Analyze Factors of Student Mobility", TechReport, UMBC, April 2021, 43 downloads.

2020

  1. R. Walid, K. P. Joshi, S. Choi, and D. L. Kim, "Cloud-based Encrypted EHR System with Semantically Rich Access Control and Searchable Encryption", InProceedings, 7th International Workshop on Privacy and Security of Big Data (PSBD 2020), in conjunction with 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2020), December 2020, 127 downloads.
  2. L. Elluri, K. P. Joshi, and A. Kotal, "Measuring Semantic Similarity across EU GDPR Regulation and Cloud Privacy Policies", InProceedings, 7th International Workshop on Privacy and Security of Big Data (PSBD 2020), in conjunction with 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2020), December 2020, 133 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi and S. Saha, "A Semantically Rich Framework for Knowledge Representation of Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)", Article, Digital Government: Research and Practice, December 2020, 92 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, L. Elluri, and A. Nagar, "An Integrated Knowledge Graph to Automate Cloud Data Compliance", Article, IEEE Access, November 2020, 153 downloads.
  5. J. Clavin, V. P. Janeja, K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, S. Duan, H. Zhang, L. Erickson, and J. D. Li, "Blockchains for Government: Use Cases and Challenges", Article, Digital Government: Research and Practice, November 2020, 176 downloads.
  6. S. Oni, Z. Chen, A. Crainiceanu, K. P. Joshi, and D. Needham, "A Framework for Situation-Aware Access Control in Federated Data-as-a-Service Systems Based on Query Rewriting", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (IEEE SCC), 2020, October 2020, 188 downloads.
  7. A. Kotal, K. P. Joshi, and A. Joshi, "ViCLOUD: Measuring Vagueness in Cloud Service Privacy Policies and Terms of Services", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), 2020, October 2020, 197 downloads.
  8. S. Chukkapalli, S. Mittal, M. Gupta, M. Abdelsalam, A. Joshi, R. Sandhu, and K. P. Joshi, "Ontologies and Artificial Intelligence Systems for the Cooperative Smart Farming Ecosystem", InCollection, IEEE Access, September 2020, 134 downloads.
  9. A. Bandi, K. P. Joshi, and V. Mulwad, "Affinity Propagation Initialisation Based Proximity Clustering For Labeling in Natural Language Based Big Data Systems", InProceedings, 6th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2020), May 2020, 190 downloads.
  10. A. Mahindrakar and K. P. Joshi, "Automating GDPR Compliance using Policy Integrated Blockchain", InProceedings, 6th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2020), May 2020, 775 downloads.

2019

  1. M. P. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Delegated Authorization Framework for EHR Services using Attribute Based Encryption", Article, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, December 2019, 851 downloads.
  2. R. Razavisousan and K. P. Joshi, "Two Tier Analysis of Social Media Collaboration for Student Migration", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (IEEE CIC), 2019, December 2019, 229 downloads.
  3. A. Kaplunovich, K. P. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Scalability Analysis of Blockchain on a Serverless Cloud", InProceedings, 7th International Workshop on Distributed Storage and Blockchain Technologies for Big Data, held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2019, December 2019, 543 downloads.
  4. K. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and S. Mittal, "A Semantic Approach for Automating Knowledge in Policies of Cyber Insurance Services", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Web Services (IEEE ICWS) 2019, July 2019, 668 downloads.
  5. S. Dixit, K. P. Joshi, and S. Choi, "Multi Authority Access Control in a Cloud EHR System with MA-ABE", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing (EDGE 2019), July 2019, 378 downloads.
  6. S. Oni, Z. Chen, A. Crainiceanu, K. P. Joshi, and D. Needham, "Situation-Aware Access Control in Federated Data-as-a-Service for Maritime Search And Rescue", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (IEEE SCC), 2019, July 2019, 376 downloads.
  7. A. Renjan, S. N. Narayanan, and K. P. Joshi, "A Policy based Framework for Privacy-Respecting Deep Packet Inspection of High Velocity Network Traffic", InProceedings, 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud, May 2019, 329 downloads.
  8. S. Ramapatruni, S. N. Narayanan, S. Mittal, A. Joshi, and K. P. Joshi, "Anomaly Detection Models for Smart Home Security", InProceedings, 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2019), April 2019, 961 downloads.
  9. K. P. Joshi and A. Banerjee, "Automating Privacy Compliance Using Policy Integrated Blockchain", Article, Cryptography, Special Issue Advances of Blockchain Technology and Its Applications, February 2019, 612 downloads.

2018

  1. L. Elluri, A. Nagar, and K. P. Joshi, "An Integrated Knowledge Graph to Automate GDPR and PCI DSS Compliance", IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2018, December 2018, 1068 downloads.
  2. P. Ranade, S. Mittal, A. Joshi, and K. P. Joshi, "Using Deep Neural Networks to Translate Multi-lingual Threat Intelligence", InProceedings, IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (IEEE ISI) 2018, November 2018, 911 downloads.
  3. A. Renjan, K. P. Joshi, S. N. Narayanan, and A. Joshi, "DAbR: Dynamic Attribute-based Reputation scoring for Malicious IP Address Detection", InProceedings, IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (IEEE ISI) 2018, November 2018, 1179 downloads.
  4. P. Ranade, S. Mittal, A. Joshi, and K. P. Joshi, "Understanding Multi-lingual Threat Intelligence for AI based Cyber-defense Systems", InProceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security, October 2018, 490 downloads.
  5. S. N. Narayanan, A. Ganesan, K. P. Joshi, T. Oates, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Early Detection of Cybersecurity Threats Using Collaborative Cognition", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC), October 2018, 1783 downloads.
  6. L. Elluri and K. P. Joshi, "A Knowledge Representation of Cloud Data controls for EU GDPR Compliance", InProceedings, 11th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), July 2018, 822 downloads.
  7. M. P. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Attribute Based Encryption for Secure Access to Cloud Based EHR Systems", InProceedings, International Conference on Cloud Computing, July 2018, 1432 downloads.
  8. A. Nagar and K. P. Joshi, "A Semantically Rich Knowledge Representation of PCI DSS for Cloud Services", InProceedings, 6th International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICACON 2018, Japan, May 2018, 797 downloads.

2017

  1. A. Banerjee and K. P. Joshi, "Link Before You Share: Managing Privacy Policies through Blockchain", InProceedings, 4th International Workshop on Privacy and Security of Big Data (PSBD 2017), in conjunction with 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2017), December 2017, 1076 downloads.
  2. S. Saha, K. P. Joshi, R. Frank, M. Aebig, and J. Lin, "Automated Knowledge Extraction from the Federal Acquisition Regulations System (FARS)", InProceedings, 2nd International Workshop on Enterprise Big Data Semantic and Analytics Modeling at IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2017 , December 2017, 1088 downloads.
  3. S. Saha and K. P. Joshi, "Cognitive Assistance for Automating the Analysis of the Federal Acquisition Regulations System", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2017, November 2017, 631 downloads.
  4. S. Mittal, A. Gupta, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "A Question and Answering System for Management of Cloud Service Level Agreements", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, June 2017, 823 downloads.
  5. M. P. Joshi, S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Semantically Rich, Oblivious Access Control Using ABAC for Secure Cloud Storage", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing, June 2017, 1218 downloads.
  6. A. Banerjee, R. Dalal, S. Mittal, and K. P. Joshi, "Generating Digital Twin models using Knowledge Graphs for Industrial Production Lines", InProceedings, Workshop on Industrial Knowledge Graphs, co-located with the 9th International ACM Web Science Conference 2017, June 2017, 1553 downloads.
  7. S. Saha, K. P. Joshi, and A. Gupta, "A Deep Learning Approach to Understanding Cloud Service Level Agreements ", InProceedings, Fifth International IBM Cloud Academy Conference, May 2017, 1033 downloads.

2016

  1. K. P. Joshi, A. Gupta, S. Mittal, C. Pearce, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Semantic Approach to Automating Management of Big Data Privacy Policies", InProceedings, IEEE BigData 2016, December 2016, 1702 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, A. Gupta, S. Mittal, C. Pearce, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "ALDA : Cognitive Assistant for Legal Document Analytics", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2016, September 2016, 972 downloads.
  3. V. Narkhede, K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, S. Choi, A. Aviv, and D. S. Roche, "Managing Cloud Storage Obliviously", InProceedings, International Conference on Cloud Computing, June 2016, 1404 downloads.
  4. A. Gupta, S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "Streamlining Management of Multiple Cloud Services", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, June 2016, 1323 downloads.
  5. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and T. Finin, "An Ontology for a HIPAA compliant cloud service", InProceedings, 4th International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICACON 2016, June 2016, 1726 downloads.
  6. P. K. Das, S. N. Narayanan, N. K. Sharma, A. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Context-Sensitive Policy Based Security in Internet of Things", InProceedings, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), May 2016, 1530 downloads.
  7. S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "Automatic Extraction of Metrics from SLAs for Cloud Service Management", InProceedings, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E 2016), April 2016, 1285 downloads.

2015

  1. S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "Parallelizing Natural Language Techniques for Knowledge Extraction from Cloud Service Level Agreements", InProceedings, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 2015, 1218 downloads.
  2. B. Stanton, M. Theofanos, and K. P. Joshi, "Framework for Cloud Usability", InProceedings, HCI International 2015, August 2015, 1052 downloads.
  3. A. Hendre and K. P. Joshi, "A Semantic Approach to Cloud Security and Compliance", InProceedings, 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), June 2015, 862 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi and e., "TCO for Cloud Services: A Framework", Article, EDUCAUSE ECAR Working Groups , April 2015, 1202 downloads.
  5. K. P. Joshi and C. Pearce, "Automating Cloud Service Level Agreements using Semantic Technologies", InProceedings, CLaw Workshop, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), March 2015, 1274 downloads.

2014

  1. B. Stanton, M. Theofanos, and K. P. Joshi, "Framework for Cloud Usability", TechReport, NISTIR, August 2014, 1091 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, "Cloud Data Management Policies: Security and Privacy Checklist", InProceedings, 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICA CON 2014, Atlanta, May 2014, 983 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi, M. Halem, Y. Yesha, J. E. Dorband, and e., "USM Community Cloud: VCL-based Academic Cloud", InProceedings, 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICA CON 2014, Atlanta, May 2014, 1755 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and T. Finin, "Automating Cloud Services Lifecycle through Semantic technologies", Article, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, January 2014, 2017 downloads.

2013

  1. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "A policy-based cloud broker for the VCL platform", Article, International Journal of Cloud Computing, January 2013, 1525 downloads.

2012

  1. K. P. Joshi and Y. Yesha, "Workshop on Analytics for Big Data Generated by Healthcare and Personalized Medicine Domain", InProceedings, Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research (CASCOn 2012), November 2012.
  2. K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, Y. Yesha, A. Joshi, N. Golpayegani, and N. Adam, "A Policy-based Approach to Smart Cloud Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Annual Service Research and Innovation Institute Global Conference, July 2012, 1523 downloads.
  3. K. Weaver, A. Komlodi, J. Wang, K. P. Joshi, and e., "Parents Views And Rules About Technology: As Told By Their Middle School Children in Hungary and India", InProceedings, Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2012, June 2012, 1346 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "Policy based Cloud Services on a VCL platform", InProceedings, Proceedings of the first International IBM Cloud Academy Conference (ICA CON 2012), April 2012, 2427 downloads.
  5. A. Joshi, T. Finin, K. P. Joshi, and M. Oberoi, "A Policy Driven Semantic Approach to Data Usage Management", InProceedings, DUMW Workshop in conjunction with WWW 2012, April 2012, 1289 downloads.

2011

  1. K. P. Joshi, "DC Proposal: Automation of Service Lifecycle on the Cloud by Using Semantic Technologies", InProceedings, Proceedings of tenth International Semantic Web Conference, Part II, October 2011, 1360 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "A Semantic Approach to Automate Service Management in the Cloud", TechReport, UMBC Tech report TR-CS-11-02, June 2011, 1108 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi and M. Chebiyyam, "Determining value co-creation opportunity in B2B services", InProceedings, Proceedings of SRII Global Conference 2011, March 2011, 2616 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Managing the Quality of Virtualized Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the SRII Global Conference 2011, March 2011, 1518 downloads.

2010

  1. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, A. Ozok, Y. Yesha, and e., "User-centric Smart Services on the Cloud", InBook, The Smart Internet, October 2010, 1390 downloads.
  2. D. Chapman, K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, M. Halem, Y. Yesha, and P. Nguyen, "Scientific Services on the Cloud", InBook, Handbook of Cloud Computing, September 2010, 1405 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "Policy Driven Negotiations for Managing Virtualized Services on the Cloud", InProceedings, Proceedings of 19th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference, Sweden, June 2010, June 2010, 1194 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "Integrated Lifecycle of IT Services in a Cloud Environment (Detailed paper)", InProceedings, In proceedings of The Third International Conference on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI 2009), April 2010, 2619 downloads.

2009

  1. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, A. Ozok, and Y. Yesha, "User-centric Smart Services", Proceedings, (Invited paper) in proceedings of CASCON 2009, November 2009, 2011 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Quality metrics for Virtualized IT Services on the Cloud", InProceedings, Proceedings of 18th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference, Hawaii, 2009, October 2009.
  3. K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "Integrated Lifecycle of IT Services in a Cloud Environment (extended abstract)", InProceedings, In proceedings of The Third International Conference on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI 2009), October 2009, 1952 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and e., "A Framework for Relating Frontstage and Backstage Quality in Virtualized Services", TechReport, TR-CS-09-01, May 2009, 1733 downloads.

2003

  1. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "On Using a Warehouse to Analyze Web Logs", InCollection, Distributed and Parallel Databases, March 2003, 2669 downloads, 20 citations.

2001

  1. F. Perich, S. Avancha, A. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and K. P. Joshi, "Query Routing and Processing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Environments", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 2001, 4595 downloads.

1999

  1. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and R. Krishnapuram, "Warehousing and Mining Web Logs", InProceedings, Workshop on Web Information and Data Management, 1999 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'99), November 1999, 3807 downloads, 60 citations.
  2. A. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and R. Krishnapuram, "On Mining Web Access Logs", TechReport, University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 1999, 3735 downloads.

1997

  1. K. P. Joshi, "Analysis of Data Mining Algorithms", TechReport, UMBC, March 1997, 9202 downloads, 22 citations.

Past Projects

  1. ALDA: Automated Legal Document Analytics, Principal Faculty
  2. Indian Election 2009, Collaborator
  3. IT Services Metrics, Ph.D. Student
  4. MGI Semantic Data, Principal Faculty
  5. Secure and Oblivious Cloud Storage and Deletion, Principal Faculty
  6. Semantic Cloud Services Framework, Principal Faculty

Assertions

  1. (Project) ALDA: Automated Legal Document Analytics has principal investigator (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi
  2. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Amit Hendre.
  3. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Vaishali Narkhede.
  4. (Project) Cloud Security and Privacy has principal investigator (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi
  5. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Srishty Saha.
  6. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Maithilee P Joshi.
  7. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Redwan Walid.
  8. (Person) Raka Dalal is advised by (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi.
  9. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Arya Renjan.
  10. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Agniva Banerjee.
  11. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Ankur Nagar.
  12. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Ronak Razavisousan.
  13. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Dae-young Leroy Kim.