Huzefa has been selected to represent Mason as the university's Rising Star award nominee.
The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities. These awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research, and public service. Within this program, the Rising Star awards recognize early-career faculty. For more information on the awards program, see this page.
Huzefa was selected for the Volgenau School of Engineering's Outstanding Teacher award. The award was presented at the VSE Annual Awards Gala on May 4th.
Azad Naik successfully defends MS thesis "Using Multi-Task Learning for Large Scale Document Classification."
Congratulations to Dr. Zeehasham Rasheed for successfully defending his doctoral thesis titled "Data Mining Framework for Metagenome Analysis."
Title: Protein Function Prediction by Integrating Multiple Kernels.
Location: Beijing, China
Dates: August 3-9, 2013
Acceptance Rate: 413/1473 submissions (28%)
Preprint: Coming Soon.
We welcome your excellent submissions to the BIOKDD 2013 workshop to be held in Chicago, IL along with ACM SIGKDD 2013.
Check out article of our work on metagenome analysis: https://masonresearch.gmu.edu/2013/03/1315/
Title: A Map-Reduce Framework for Clustering Metagenomes.
Authors: Zeehasham Rasheed and Huzefa Rangwala
at 12th IEEE International Workshop on High Performance Computational Biology
Location: Boston, MA.
Date: May 20, 2013
Bib URL: http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~hrangwal/node/443
Huzefa awarded the NSF CAREER Award for FY 2013.
Title: CAREER: Annotating the Microbiome using Machine Learning Methods
Link to the project abstract: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1252318&HistoricalAwards...
Period of Performance: 03/01/2013-02/28/2018
Thanks to the MLBio+ members for helping with this achievement.
Watch this space for updates related to the project.
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