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Purdue University
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Walid Aref

Title

Professor 

Department

Office

LWSN 2142E 

Office Phone

(765) 494-1997 

Research Areas

Database Technologies for Emerging Applications, Spatial/Multimedia/Genomics/Sensor-Based Databases, Data Mining, Scalable Media Servers, GIS. 

Key Areas

Assurable Software and Architecture 

Notable Experience

Develops database technologies for emerging applications, e.g., spatial, multimedia, genomics, and sensor-based databases, indexing, data mining, scalable media servers and geographic information systems (GIS). Research supported by NSF, DoN, Purdue Research Foundation, CERIAS, Panasonic, and Microsoft Corp. 

Notable Awards

CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, Purdue Faculty Scholar, holder of 13 U.S. and International Patents 

Notable Affiliations

ACM, IEEE 

Biography

Walid G. Aref is an associate professor of computer science at Purdue. His research interests are in developing database technologies for emerging applications, e.g., spatial, multimedia, genomics, and sensor-based databases. He is also interested in indexing, data mining, scalable media servers, and geographic information systems (GIS). Professor Aref's research has been supported by NSF, DoN, Purdue Research Foundation, CERIAS, Panasonic, and Microsoft Corp. In 2001, he received the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. Professor Aref is a member of the ACM and the IEEE.