Ramakanth Kavuluru
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I am a tenured associate professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics (Department of Internal Medicine) at the University of Kentucky working primiarliy in natural language processing, machine learning, data mining, and broadly in informatics and data science for biomedicine and healthcare. I also hold a courtesy appointment in the Computer Science Department. Earlier, I was a postdoctoral research scientist in the Kno.e.sis Center at Wright State University where I worked on knowledge-based biomedical search/discovery systems. I graduated with a Ph.D in CS from UKY in 2009. My dissertation is on the analysis of sequence security measures in the context of stream ciphers. I obtained an M.S in CS from WKU in 2004 and a B.Tech in computer science and engineering from JNTU (India) in 2002.

Recent Updates:

  • 10/2019: Paper on drug overdose mortality surveillance published in PLoS One (open access)
  • 08/2019: Cross-registry neural domain adaptation paper published in JBI (pdf)
  • 07/2019: Paper on distant supervision for treatment relations published in AI in Medicine (pdf)
  • 05/2019: Neural transfer learning paper published in AI in Medicine (pdf)
  • 05/2019: Paper with Gaur et al. on suicide prevention published @TheWebConf 2019 (pdf)
  • 05/2019: Paper with Goulart et al. published in JCO clinical cancer informatics (publisher)
  • 03/2019: Paper on e-cigarettes with Ickes et al. published in JACH (publisher)
  • 02/2019: Serving as an SPC member for AMIA 2019, please submit (due: 3/13)
  • 02/2019: Serving as a senior PC member for IEEE ICHI 2019, please submit (due: 2/22)
  • 01/2019: Joined the editorial board of the Journal of Biomedical Informatics
  • 11/2018: Our team placed 2nd in document/concept retrieval at BioASQ
  • 10/2018: Joint paper with Sarker et al. published in JAMIA (open access)