Rajasekar Karthik, Research Scientist

Phone: (865) 576-1610
Fax: (865) 241-6261
Email: karthikr@ornl.gov


MS, Computer Science, Purdue University (2011)
BS, Computer Science and Mathematics, Purdue University (2006)

Professional Experience

2013 – present
Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

2011 – 2013
Post-Masters Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

2010 – 2011
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2006 – 2009
Research Application Developer, Discovery Park, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Professional Interests

Scalable and High-Performance architectures, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Emerging technologies such as Node.js, HTML5, and NoSQL, and Cloud computing


Significant Event Award (2014) for the Development of World Spatio-Temporal Analystics & Mapping Project (World STAMP or W-STAMP)

Selected Publications

Karthik, R., and Lu, W. 2014. Scaling an Urban Emergency Evacuation Framework: Challenges and Practices. Big Data and Urban Informatics
(BDUIC’ 14).

Karthik, R., Patlolla, D., Sorokine, A., White, D., and Myers, A. 2014. Building a Secure and Feature-rich Mobile Mapping Service App using HTML5: Challenges and Best Practices. 12th ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access (ACM MobiWac’ 14).

Myers, A., Movva, S., Karthik, R., Bhaduri, B., White, D., Thomas, N., and Chase, A. 2014. BioenergyKDF: Enabling Spatiotemporal Data Synthesis and Research Collaboration. 22nd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL’ 14)

Karthik, R. 2014. SAME4HPC: A Promising Approach in Building a Scalable and Mobile Environment for High-Performance Computing. 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Mobile Geographic Information Systems
(ACM MobiGIS’ 14)

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