Ankur Agrawal

reseacher and professor in New York

Ankur Agrawal

reseacher and professor in New York

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Ankur is a computer scientist currently working as an associate professor of computer science at Manhattan College in New York City. He got his doctorate in computer science from New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research interests include medical informatics, ontologies, object-oriented database, data mining and semantic web.

Ankur is currently working on devising automated and semi-automated techniques, lexical and non-lexical ways to make auditing of medical terminologies more efficient. His current research domain involves a medical terminology called SNOMED CT.

One of Ankur's paper was awarded a distinguished paper award at AMIA 2013. Another of his paper was among the finalists for the best student paper award at MedInfo 2013. Ankur received the Manhattan College summer research grant in 2014 and in 2017.

Ankur has also been teaching several courses in computer science at the undergraduate level such as database systems, data mining, algorithms, MATLAB programming, C++ programming, Python programming, JAVA programming, simulation and modeling, computer network and software engineering.

Ankur has also been actively involved in service. He was the president of the Graduate Student Association at NJIT and also the President of DeepCS, the College of Computing Sciences Graduate Student Association at NJIT. He was also a voting member of the NJIT Presidential Search committee and NJIT Shared Governance committee besides many others. At Manhattan College, Ankur has been involved in assessment and accreditation committee and strategic planning committee in the department of computer science. He is also a member of Manhattan College Senate.

Ankur is the recipient of NJIT Presidential Leadership Award in 2012 and the NJIT Outstanding Graduate Class Award in 2011.

  • Work
    • Computer Scientist
  • Education
    • Phd, Computer Science