Short Bio

Abolfazl Asudeh is a Research Fellow, and a member of the Database Research Group, at the Computer Science and Engineering department of the University of Michigan, working with Dr. H V Jagadish. Abolfazl has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Arlington where he was supervised by Dr. Gautam Das and was a member of Database Exploration Lab (DBXLAB). His research interests include Data Management, Data Mining, Algorithm Design, Top-k Query Processing, Approximate Query Processing, Deep Web, Information Retrieval, Graph Analytics, Combinatorial Geometry, Machine Learning, and Crowdsourcing. He received his M.Sc. in Computer Engineering - Software from Sharif University of Technology in 2008. Abolfazl was a research intern at Microsoft Research, DMX group in Summer 2016. In summer 2014, he was a software engineering intern at Microsoft. He also has the experience of teaching several fundamental B.Sc.-level CS courses. Abolfazl's erdös number is 3.


  • Oct. 2017: Defended his PhD and joined University of Michigan.
  • Aug. 2017: "Efficient Computation of Subspace Skyline over Categorical Domains" has been accepted in CIKM 2017!
  • April. 2017: Awarded the "John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award" at 2017 College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony.
  • April. 2017: Awarded the "Most Reproducible Paper Award" of SIGMOD 2017 [link], for the paper Generating Preview Tables for Entity Graphs.
  • Nov. 2016:"Efficient Computation of Regret-ratio Minimizing Set: A Compact Maxima Representative" has been accepted in SIGMOD 2017! [paper] [slides]
  • May 2016: "Query Reranking As A Service" has been accepted in PVLDB 2016! [paper] [BibTex] [slides]
  • April. 2016: Will be interning with DMX group at Microsoft Research, Seattle, in Summer 2016.
  • April. 2016: "Generating Preview Tables for Entity Graphs" has been accepted in SIGMOD 2016! [ paper]
  • Jan. 2016: "Discovering the Skyline of Web Databases" has been accepted in PVLDB 2016! [paper] [tech report] [BibTex] [slides]
  • Jul. 2015: "Crowdsourcing Pareto-Optimal Object Finding by Pairwise Comparisons" has been accepted in CIKM 2015! [paper] [slides] [BibTex]
  • Jul. 2015: "A General Model for MAC Protocol Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks" has been accepted in Ad-Hoc Networks Journal! [pre-print version] [BibTex] [Usage Report]
  • Jan. 2014: Will be interning at Microsoft, Seattle, in Summer 2014.