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Karuna Pande Joshi
Assistant Professor 

Primary Role:Principal Faculty

Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department: Information Systems
Room: ITE 424
Street: 1000 Hilltop Circle
City: Baltimore
State: MD
ZIP: 21250
Country: USA

Biography: Karuna Pande Joshi is a tenure track faculty at UMBC. She is the director of the Knowledge, Analytics, Cognitive and Cloud Lab .

She has over 24 years of industry experience primarily as a Researcher and an IT Projects Manager. 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 grants by NSF and TEDCO to explore commercial opportunities for her research and has created a start-up on Data Science and Cloud technologies. She has also worked for the International Monetary Fund for nearly a decade.

She received her MS and PhD in Computer Science from UMBC, where she was twice awarded the IBM PhD Fellowship.

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 has 46 authored publications:
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Karuna Pande Joshi is associated with 8 projects:  Hide the list...

Active Projects

 ALDA: Automated Legal Document Analytics, Principal Faculty.
 Cloud Security and Privacy, Principal Faculty.
 Data Privacy management using Policy compliant Blockchain structures, Principal Investigator.
 Secure and Oblivious Cloud Storage and Deletion, Principal Faculty.
 Semantic Cloud Services Framework, Principal Faculty.

Past Projects

 Indian Election 2009, Collaborator.
 IT Services Metrics, Ph.D. Student.
 MGI Semantic Data, Principal Faculty.



  1. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi is principal investigator for (Project) ALDA: Automated Legal Document Analytics
  2. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi is principal investigator for (Project) Cloud Security and Privacy
  3. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Amit Hendre.
  4. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Vaishali Narkhede.
  5. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Srishty Saha.
  6. (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi advises (Person) Maithilee P Joshi.