Faculty Directory
Alok Choudhary

Henry and Isabelle Dever Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room L469
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-4129Email Alok Choudhary


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Center for Ultra-scale Computing and Information Security (CUCIS)


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Ph.D. Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

M.S. Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

B.E. (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Research Interests

High-performance computing; data intensive computing; scalable data mining; computer architecture; high-performance I/O systems and software

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, Kunpeng; Xie, Yusheng; Yang, Yi; Sun, Aaron; Liu, Hengchang, “Incorporating conditional random fields and active learning to improve sentiment identification”, Neural Networks, (2014)
  • Ganguly, A.R.; Kodra, E.A.; Agrawal, A.; Banerjee, A.; Boriah, S., “Toward enhanced understanding and projections of climate extremes using physics-guided data mining techniques”, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, (2014)
  • Choudhary, A.; Agrawal, A.; Zhang, K.; Meredig, B.; Kirklin, S., “Combinatorial screening for new materials in unconstrained composition space with machine learning”, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, (2014)
  • Xie, Yusheng; Choudhary, Alok; Palsetia, Diana; Trajcevski, Goce; Agrawal, Ankit, “SILVERBACK: Scalable association mining for temporal data in columnar probabilistic databases”, Proceedings - International Conference on Data Engineering, (2014)
  • Choudhary, Alok; Liao, Wei-Keng; Sehrish, Saba; Son, Seung Woo; Schuchardt, Karen, “Improving collective I/O performance by pipelining request aggregation and file access”, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, (2013)
  • Choudhary, Alok; Agrawal, Ankit; Patwary, Md. Mostofa Ali; Hendrix, William; Liao, Wei-Keng, “High performance big data clustering”, Advances in Parallel Computing, (2013)
  • Choudhary, Alok; Memik, Gokhan; Schuchhardt, Matthew; Das, Abhishek; Hardavellas, Nikos, “The impact of dynamic directories on multicore interconnects”, Computer, (2013)
  • Choudhary, Alok; Palsetia, Diana; Agrawal, Ankit; Patwary, Md. Mostofa Ali; Hendrix, William, “A scalable algorithm for single-linkage hierarchical clustering on distributed-memory architectures”, IEEE Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization 2013, LDAV 2013 - Proceedings, (2013)