Karuna Pande Joshi
Karuna Pande Joshi

Assistant Professor

Principal Faculty

Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Information Systems, ITE 424, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

Karuna Pande Joshi is a tenure-track Assistant Professor 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

Refereed Publications

2018

  1. P. Ranade, S. Mittal, A. Joshi, and K. P. Joshi, "Using Deep Neural Networks to Translate Multi-lingual Threat Intelligence", Article, July 2018, 55 downloads.
  2. 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, 112 downloads.
  3. 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, 122 downloads.
  4. 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, 76 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, 400 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, 348 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, 321 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, 391 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, 511 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, 601 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, 530 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, 923 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, 541 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, 840 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, 674 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, 848 downloads.
  6. P. K. Das, S. Nair, 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, 918 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, 712 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, 691 downloads.
  2. B. Stanton, M. Theofanos, and K. P. Joshi, "Framework for Cloud Usability", InProceedings, HCI International 2015, August 2015, 559 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, 546 downloads.
  4. K. P. Joshi and e., "TCO for Cloud Services: A Framework", Article, EDUCAUSE ECAR Working Groups , April 2015, 558 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, 785 downloads.

2014

  1. K. P. Joshi, "Cloud Data Management Policies: Security and Privacy Checklist", InProceedings, 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICA CON 2014, Atlanta, May 2014, 651 downloads.
  2. 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, 1114 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and T. Finin, "Automating Cloud Services Lifecycle through Semantic technologies", Article, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, January 2014, 1492 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, 1043 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, 1176 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, 653 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, 1832 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, 916 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, 1078 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi and M. Chebiyyam, "Determining value co-creation opportunity in B2B services", InProceedings, Proceedings of SRII Global Conference 2011, March 2011, 2045 downloads.
  3. K. P. Joshi, A. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Managing the Quality of Virtualized Services", InProceedings, Proceedings of the SRII Global Conference 2011, March 2011, 1189 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, 1098 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, 1023 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, 843 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, 1955 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, 1736 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, 1650 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, 2352 downloads, 20 citations.

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, 3198 downloads, 60 citations.

Non-Refereed Publications

2014

  1. B. Stanton, M. Theofanos, and K. P. Joshi, "Framework for Cloud Usability", TechReport, NISTIR, August 2014, 606 downloads.

2011

  1. 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, 814 downloads.

2009

  1. 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, 1412 downloads.

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, 4265 downloads.

1999

  1. A. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and R. Krishnapuram, "On Mining Web Access Logs", TechReport, University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 1999, 3366 downloads.

1997

  1. K. P. Joshi, "Analysis of Data Mining Algorithms", TechReport, UMBC, March 1997, 7290 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

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) Lavanya Elluri is advised by (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi.
  8. (Person) Raka Dalal is advised by (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi.