About Me

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I am Omid Jafari and was born in 1989.

I am currently a Ph.D. student at New Mexico State University, researching in the area of Big Data Management under supervision of Dr. Parth Nagarkar. More information about me can be found on the Resume page.

Resume

What I have done (Updated: September 07, 2021)

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Research Interests

  • Data Science

    Big Data

    Query Optimization

    Indexing

    Distributed Computing

Education

Work Experience

  • Summer Intern
    Summer 2021

    Worked as a data science summer intern at the Vigilant Technologies company and completed the following tasks:

    - Developed a chatbot using Microsoft Bot Framework SDK and Microsoft Language Understanding (LUIS) service.

    - Implemented a MongoDB database to be used by the data science tasks.

  • Summer Intern
    Summer 2020

    Worked as a data science summer intern at the Vigilant Technologies company and completed the following tasks:

    - Developed a data science engine capable of performing several NLP tasks in the domain of satellite launches.

    - Utilized RabbitMQ and developed a message bus architecture to be used in a cluster of worker nodes.

  • Founder and Developer
    2012-2016

    Founded and developed the HyperIRC project, which provided free customized bouncers and bots to OnlineGamesNet IRC network users, and did Linux server administration and network programming.

  • Translator
    2012-2014

    Worked as the official English-Persian translator at GameForge company.

  • Game Operator, Mobile Games Tester, and Support Manager
    2012-2014

    Worked as a volunteer in several game communities of GameForge company.

Research Experience

Teaching Experience

Relevant Coursework

Services

  • External Reviewer for Conference Publications

    27th SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)2021

    26th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA)2021

    Australasian Computer Science Week (ACSW)2021

    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)2020

    Fourth Workshop on Software Foundations for Data Interoperability (SFDI)2020

    12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Systems (KMIS)2020

    Proceedings of Very Large Databases (PVLDB)2019

    ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD)2019

    Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)2019

    ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR)2019

  • Reviewer for Journal Publications

    International Journal of Intelligent Systems2021

  • Invited Panelist
    2020

    at the 13th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP)

  • Graduate College Senator
    Fall 2019-Now

    at Associated Students of New Mexico State University

  • Vice president of Iranian Students Organization
    Fall 2019-Fall 2020

    at New Mexico State University

Honors and Awards

  • Scholarships

    Distinguished Student LeadershipFall 2019-Fall 2021

  • Best Paper

    Best Student Paper award in the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Systems (KMIS)2020

  • Travel Awards

    The Associated Students of New Mexico State University, Travel Grant (to attend ICMR 2019)2019

    Graduate Student Council of New Mexico State University, Travel Grant (to attend ICMR 2019)2019

    The Associated Students of New Mexico State University, Travel Grant (to attend SIGI 2019)2019

    Graduate Student Council of New Mexico State University, Travel Grant (to attend SIGI 2019)2019

Publications

My Contribution To Science

A Microsoft Excel add-in to automate the process of exporting charts to PDFs and images with zero margins.
This video shows how to generate random numbers with an arbitrary distribution in Matlab's SimuLink. (Video is in Persian)

contact

Contact Details

ojafari [at] nmsu.edu
omid.jafari [at] ieee.org