Mihai Avram

PhD, Information Sciences, Illinois (in progress)

MS, Computer Science, Indiana University

BS, Mathematics, Purdue University

Research focus

Creating tools for the social good and quantifying impact using social computing methodologies.

Honors and Awards

2018 - Misinformation Solutions Forum Travel Fellowship
2017 - Knight Prototype Fund Grant

Publications & Papers

HarpLDA+: Optimizing Latent Dirichlet Allocation for Parallel Efficiency 
Bo Peng, Bingjing Zhang, Langshi Chen, Mihai Avram, Robert Henschel, Craig Stewart, Shaojuan Zhu, Emily Mccallum, Lisa Smith, Tom Zahniser, Jon Omer, Judy Qiu 
Conference - IEEE Big Data 2017

Finding and counting tree-like subgraphs using MapReduce 
Zhao Zhao, Langshi Chen, Mihai Avram, Meng Li, Guanying Wang, Ali Butt, Maleq Khan, Madhav Marathe, Judy Qiu, Anil Vullikanti 
Journal - IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems 2017 

RelSifter: Scoring Triples from Type-like Relations 
Prashant Shiralkar, Mihai Avram, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Filippo Menczer, Alessandro Flammini 
Conference - WSDM Cup 2017 

A Fast Algorithm to the Radiative Transport Equation and Implementation of Theory Into an Applet 
Mihai Avram, Manabu Machida 
Report - 2013 

Civilian Deaths and the Iraq War 
Mihai Avram, Sorin Matei 
Journal - Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research 2013