UMR computer scientist chosen as visiting scientist in Japan

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On November 1, 2006

Dr. Sanjay Madria, associate professor of computer science at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is spending two months in Japan this fall as part of a research exchange program.

Madria was selected as a visiting scientist by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The organization is the Japanese equivalent of the National Science Foundation. He will remain in Japan through the end of November.

Madria was sponsored by the Center of Information Fusion, Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo. He will be visiting the University of Tokyo, Osaka University and Kyoto University to deliver lectures in his area of research and to perform collaborative research.

A member of the UMR faculty since 2000, Madria specializes in web and mobile data management and teaches courses on database systems, web data management and XML, and mobile computing. He is co-author of “Web Data Management: A Warehouse Approach,” published in 2003 by scientific publishing company Springer as part of its Professional Computing series. It is the first book to focus on the warehouse approach to web data management.

He has published more than 120 journal and conference papers in the areas of mobile and sensor computing, XML data management, web data warehousing, nested transaction management and performance issues. His research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Department of Education and the University of Missouri Research Board, among others. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Madria received a Ph.D. in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India, in 1995.

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