Ankur Agrawal

Associate Professor

Computer Science

Dr. Agrawal is the Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Manhattan College. He was also the Assistant Chair from Aug 2014 to Aug 2016.

Education

  • PHD, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.

Courses Taught

  • CMPT 101 Computer Science I
  • CMPT 102 Computer Science II
  • CMPT 238 Data Structures
  • CMPT 258 Database Systems
  • CMPT 360 Object Oriented Design
  • CMPT 456 Software Engineering
  • CMPT 463 Data Mining
  • CMPT 467 Networks
  • CMPT 469 Independent Studies
  • PSEE 201 Introduction to Computer Programming
  • MATG 658 Data Mining
  • Research

    Ankur's research interest lies in the fields of medical informatics and data mining. He is actively involved with students in various research studies.

  • Publications and Scholarly Activities
    • Tim Hamling and Ankur Agrawal. "Sentiment Analysis of Tweets to Gain Insights into the 2016 US Election.” Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal, 2017
    • Ignasi Vegas and Ankur Agrawal. "Efficient Video Editing for Mobile Applications.” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science & Applications, vol. 8, no. 1, 2017
    • Ankur Agrawal, Yehoshua Perl, Chris Ochs and Gai Elhanan. “A contextual auditing method for SNOMED CT concepts.” International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics, 2016
    • Agrawal A, Perl Y, Ochs C, Elhanan G, Algorithmic Detection of Inconsistent Modeling among SNOMED CT Concepts by Combining Lexical and Structural indicators, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, 2015
    • Tian T, Agrawal A, Quantifying the Relationship between Hit Count Estimates and Wikipedia Article Traffic, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 2015
    • Masi A, Agrawal A, Developing a Search Algorithm and a Visualization Tool for SNOMED CT, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 2015
    • Ochs C, Geller J, Perl Y, Chen Y, Agrawal A, Case J, Hripcsak G, A Tribal Abstraction Network for SNOMED CT Target Hierarchies without Attribute Relationships, Accepted for Publication, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, 2014.
    • Agrawal A, Elhanan G, Contrasting Lexical Similarity and Formal Definitions in SNOMED CT: Consistency and Implications, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2014.
    • Sanz, D, Agrawal A, Automated Menu Recommendation System Based on Past Preferences, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science & Applications, 2014.
    • Agrawal A, Perl Y, Chen Y, Elhanan G, Liu M, Identifying inconsistencies in SNOMED CT problem lists using structural indicators, AMIA annual symposium proceedings, Washington D.C., November 2013.
    • He Z, Ochs C, Agrawal A, Perl Y, Zeginis D, Tarabanis K, Elhanan G, A family-based framework for supporting quality assurance of biomedical ontologies in BioPortal, AMIA annual symposium proceedings, Washington D.C., November 2013.
    • Agrawal A, Perl Y, Elhanan G, Identifying problematic concepts in SNOMED CT using a lexical approach, Studies in health technology and informatics (MedInfo), Copenhagen, September 2013.
    • Agrawal A, He Z, Perl Y, Wei D, Halper M, Elhanan G, The readiness of SNOMED problem list concepts for meaningful use of electronic health records, Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, pp. 73-80, Jun 2013.
    • Ochs C, Agrawal A, Perl Y, Halper M, Tu SW, Carini S, Sim I, Noy N, Musen M, Geller J, Deriving an abstraction network to support quality assurance in OCRe, AMIA annual symposium proceedings, Chicago, IL, pp. 681-689, November 2012.
    • Agrawal A, Elhanan G, Halper M, Dissimilarities in the logical modeling of apparently similar concepts in SNOMED CT, AMIA annual symposium proceedings, Washington D.C., pp. 212-216, November 2010.
  • Professional Experience and Memberships

    Memberships

    • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
    • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • Sigma Xi
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Manhattan College Faculty Summer Grant 2017
    • Manhattan College Faculty Summer Grant 2014
    • Distinguished research paper award at the 37th annual symposium of American Medical Informatics Association, Washington DC, 2013
    • Nominated for best student paper award at the World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo), Copenhagen, 2013
    • ScienceDirect's Top 25 hottest articles in the field of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine for the period April to June 2013
    • NJIT Presidential Leadership Award 2012
    • NJIT Outstanding Graduate Class Award 2011
  • Other

    Service

    • Manhattan College Senate, 2016 - present
    • Summer grants committee, Manhattan College, 2015 - present
    • Chair search committee, Dept. of computer science, Manhattan College, 2015 - 2016
    • Faculty search committee, Dept. of computer science, Manhattan College, 2015
    • Faculty research committee, Manhatan College, 2014 - 2017
    • Assistant Chair of Computer Science, Manhattan College, Aug 2014 - present
    • Accreditation committee, Dept. of computer science, Manhattan College, 2013 - present
    • Assessment committee, Dept. of computer science, Manhattan College, 2013 - present
    • Strategic Planning Committee, Dept. of computer science, Manhattan College, 2013 - present 
    • Presidential inauguration committee, NJIT, 2012
    • Presidential search committee, NJIT, 2011-12
    • Shared governance committee, NJIT, 2011-12
    • President of Graduate Student Association, NJIT, 2010-12