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Shamkant B. Navathe

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Sham Navathe has been a faculty member at Georgia Tech since 1990. His present research interests include database modeling, design and integration in the context of emerging applications: engineering design, biological (particularly human genome) databases, document and text databases, and collaborative applications. He is also interested in knowledge representation, data mining and knowledge discovery, tools and methodologies for information system design and visualization and user interfaces for better information retrieval. [More...]



      Ph.D. Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1976
      M.S. Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1970
      B.E. Electrical Communications Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 1968
      B.Sc. Physics, Mathematics, University of Poona, India 1965
    Employment and Professional Experience

      Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology 1990-present
      Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, Univ. of Florida 1986-1990
      Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, Univ. of Florida 1980-1986
      Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Business, New York University, New York, NY 1975-1979
      System Engineer, Electronic Data Systems, Cincinnati, Ohio 1971
      System Engineer, IBM World Trade Corporation, India 1968-1969
    Awards and Honors:

      Florida Governor's Second Annual Award for Outstanding Contribution to Science and Technology, presented by Governor Bob Martinez, April 10, 1990.
      Appointed ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Lecturer (Database area), 1991-93.
      Elected Trustee of the International Very Large Database Foundation, 1992-98.

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