Dr. Karamjit Kaur
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

MySQL Databases and Big Data

Email:

karamjit.kaur@thapar.edu

Research Interests

NoSQL Databases, Health-care Big Data Analytics, Polyglot Persistence, Data Integration

Research Projects

  • Received research grant of amount INR 8.6 Lakhs under Major Research Project Scheme of University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India. Project title “Framework for Enabling Data Portability between Heterogeneous Cloud Storage Platforms”.

Research Grants

  1. Received research grant of amount INR 8.6 Lakhs under Major Research Project Scheme of University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India. Project title “Framework for Enabling Data Portability between Heterogeneous Cloud Storage Platforms”.
  2. Student Travel Grant of $500 USD to attend 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, Miami, Florida, USA 22-25 October 2014
  3. Full financial assistance from Thought Works for attending GHC 2014, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 8-10 October 2014.
  4. Google Global Scholarship for attending GHC 2013, Minneapolis,Minnesota, USA 2-5 October, 2013.
  5. Full financial assistance under International Travel Scheme for Young Scientist from DST India to attend EDBT Summer School on Big Data, Aussois, France 1-6 September, 2013.

Teaching and Industry Experience

  • Assistant professor at CSED, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (July, 2009 - present)
  • 01 year industrial experience as Subject Matter Expert at Amdocs, Gurgaon, India (July 2008 - July 2009).

Research Information

  • 3 SCI Publications, 3 under revision
  • 8 Non-SCI Journal Publications
  • 14 International Conference Publications
  • Supervised 12 Master’s Thesis and currently supervising 01 PhD Thesis

Education

  • PhD Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (2015). Title - “A Novel Framework for Querying Multi-paradigm Databases”. Course work CGPA: 9.33/10.
  • Master of Engineering Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (2008) in Computer Science and Engineering (Distinction) with CGPA: 8.6/10.
  • Bachelors of Technology (2006) in Computer Science and Engineering from SUSCET, Mohali affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. Scored 83.2 % (Silver Medalist).

Publications

Referred International Journals:

  • Karamjit Kaur, Rinkle Rani, "A Smart Polyglot Solution for Big Data in Healthcare," in IT Professional , vol.17, no.6, pp.48-55, Nov.-Dec. 2015. doi: 10.1109/MITP.2015.111 (Published by IEEE Computer Society, SCI, Impact Factor: 0.819)
  • Karamjit Kaur, Rinkle Rani, “Managing Data in Healthcare Information Systems: Many Models, One Solution”, Computer, vol.48, no. 3, pp. 52-59, Mar. 2015, doi:10.1109/MC.2015.77, (Published by IEEE Computer Society, SCI, Impact Factor: 1.438)
  • Karamjit Kaur, Rinkle Rani,“A Multi-model Persistent Solution for Healthcare Big Data”, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, (Accepted, SCI-E, Impact Factor: 0.62)

International Conference publications

  • Manpreet Singh, Karamjit Kaur, “Neo4j Schema Extraction Algorithm”, Public Health Symposium on "Health Informatics: Opportunities and Challenges" held at PGIMER, Chandigarh on 7th & 8th March, 2015.
  • Karamjit Kaur, “Collaborating Heterogeneous Data- stores in Health-care Information Systems”, 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, Miami, Florida, USA 22-25 October 2014.
  • Karamjit Kaur, “Moving from Relational to Non- relational Databases”, International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists, Los Angeles, California, USA 23 -25 October 2014.
  • Karamjit Kaur, “Polyglot Joins in Cloud”, Grace Hopper Conference of Women in Computing, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 8 -10 October 2014.
  • Karamjit Kaur, Rinkle Rani, “Modelling and Querying Data in NoSQL Databases”, IEEE International Conference on BigData, Silicon Valley San Francisco, USA 6-9 Oct 2013
  • Karamjit Kaur, “Moving from Relational to Columnar Databases ”, Grace Hopper Conference of Women in Computing, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 1-5 Oct 2013
  • Karamjit Kaur, “Integration of Relational and Non Relational Databases”, EDBT Summer School, Aussois, France 1-6 Sept 2013

Master's Thesis Supervision

  • “Expressing Schema of Relational and Non-relational Databases using Datalog”, Sawinder Kaur, (Roll No. 801432014), M.E. (CSE) (2016)
  • “Analyzing Pros and Cons of Using NoSQL Databases (MongoDB, Redis, HBase) for Managing Spatial Data-sets”, Aavinder Kaur, (Roll No. 801432001), M.E. (CSE) (2016)
  • “Visualizing and Finding Similarity Index based on Keywords of DBLP Dataset using Neo4j ”, Karan Arora, (Roll No. 801432008), M.E. (CSE) (2016)
  • “Schema Extraction of Document Database - MongoDB”, Binny Garg, (Roll No. 801332006), M.E. (CSE) (2015)
  • “An Efficient Schema Extraction Technique for Graph Databases”, Manpreet Singh, (Roll No. 801332014), M.E. (CSE) (2015)
  • “Spreadsheets and Adf - Alternative Approaches To Oracle Forms”, Bushra Alam, (Roll No. 801331005), M.E. (SE) (2015)
  • “Using Elliptical Curve Cryptography to Solve Security Issues in NoSQL Databases”, Saurabh Singh, (Roll No. 801233019), M.E. (IS). (2014)
  • “Document-Oriented NoSQL Databases : Performance analysis of MongoDB and MySQL using PHP”, Dhulfiqar Hazim, (Roll No. 801231007), M.E. (SE) (2014)
  • “A Novel Algorithm for transforming row-oriented databases into column-oriented databases”, Rupinder Kaur, (Roll No. 801132024), M.E. (CSE) (2013)