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Abhijit J. Rao

Date of Birth: 22-08-1979

Postal Address: ‘Vasundara’, Jyotinagar, Parkala. Karnataka-576123
Email address: <abhijit_rao1@rediffmail.com>
Tel. no: (08252) 44049

 

 

 Academic Details

 

College: Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka

University: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering)

Year: Fourth (Senior Level)

 

Grades:

Yr. Of passing

Institution

Univ.

Year

Sem.

%

Result

2001

MIT

MAHE

3rd

6

75.5

Distinction

2001

MIT

MAHE

3rd

5

68.5

First Class

2000

MIT

MAHE

2nd

4

75

Distinction

2000

MIT

MAHE

2nd

3

76

Distinction

1999

MIT

MAHE

1st

2

73.1

Distinction

1999

MIT

MAHE

1st

1

71.3

Distinction

1998

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

RMIT

-

-

-

Distinction

1997

J.C. College of Science

State

12th

-

73

First Class

1995

St. Xavier’s School

State

10th

-

84.85

Distinction

 

Technical Details

 

Technical Activities

  1. Division President, Information Technology Consortium (InTeC) a subsidiary of Indian Society of Technical Education Student Chapter).
  1. Member of ‘Mnemosyne’ MIT CD-ROM 2000-2001.
  1. Executive member of Indian Society of Technical Education (Student’s Chapter) for the year 1999-2000.
  1. Executive member of Indian Society of Technical Education (Student’s Chapter) for the year 2000-2001.
  1. Ex-member of Institute of Engineers, Australia.

 

Conference/Workshop Attended

  1. Was selected as a Student Delegate for 3-day workshop on 'Emerging Trends in IT’ conducted by Infosys Ltd. at the Infosys City, Bangalore, India,  from 13-15th November 2000. 
  1. Participant for the 3-day State Level conference on 'Developing Competence in youth through Information Technology in the new millennium', Mangalore, India, July 31st-August 2nd 1998.
  2. Speaker and Presenter for the workshop conducted by ISTE (SC) Manipal, on 'Artificial Intelligence', Manipal Institute Of Technology, Manipal India, Sept 2000.

 

Publication of Technical Articles

  1. Data Mining and its Frontiers(2001), MIT Annual College Magazine
  1. SAN Times (2000), Department of Chemical Engineering -Annual Magazine
  1. Manufacturing on the Web (2000), Department of Chemical Engineering- Annual Magazine
  1. E-Commerce Entrepreneurs (2000), MIT Annual College Magazine
  1. Handle the Zipperhead (2000), MIT Annual College Magazine 
  1. Computer Lore (2000), MIT Annual College Magazine
  1. ATM Magic (2000), MIT Annual College Magazine
  1. Understanding Web Addresses (1999), The Firewall (Notice board Newsletter)

 

Technical Courses

  1. Object Oriented Programming in Relational Database Management, NIIT, 1998.
  1. Programming in C, St. Aloysius College, 1998. 

 

Research Details

 

Research Areas

Information Foraging, Information Retrieval, Web Mining, User Interface Design, Human Information Behavior

 

International Paper Publications

  1. Rao Abhijit, Innovative multi-layered conceptual model used for Customer Behavior Analysis in E-Business environment, Annual WebDev Share Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington USA. Oct 2001.
  1. Rao Abhijit, Novel adaptive learning approach in Higher Education using Data Mining techniques, Quality Innovation Knowledge Conference, Malaysia, Feb 2002.
  1. Rao Abhijit, Prospects of Customer Behavior Analysis in Passfaces-an identity verification technique, International Business and Economic Research Conference (IBREC), Nevada, USA, Oct 2001.
  1. Rao Abhijit, Recognition of Conative and Affective behavior in Web Learning using Digital Gestures, 2001 World Congress in Mass Personalization and Customization, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Oct 2001.
  1. Rao Abhijit, Recognition of Conative and Affective behavior in Web Learning using digital gestures, Web Based Learning Conference, New Brunswick, Canada, Oct 2001(Poster).

 

 Research Projects (Work-In-Progress)

  1. ANÄNTH, Research Portal functioning on Digital Gestures
  1. Search Engine for an Intranet Environment

 

Research activities

  1. Nominated for Associate Membership to the Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society.
  2. Consolation Prize winner at Indian Institute of Science, Computer Science and Automation Department, Annual National level Technical Festival for the project design ANÄNTH.
  3. High Performance Computing Student Scholarship Recipient and was invited to attend the 7th International Conference on High Performance Computing and 1st Grid Computing Conference, Bangalore Dec 2000.
  4. Attended the tutorial on 'Basics of Web Mining', Raghu Krishnapuram, IBM India Research Lab. during the HIPC Conference, Bangalore Dec 2000.
  5. Guest Lecturer during Brainwave 2001, State Level Paper Presentation festival, on  Customer Behavioral Patterns in E-Commerce. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Jan 2001.  
  6. Submitted a design on the topic of 'Design of a new Paradigm to encounter the global crisis of Data Privacy over the Internet' for the 32nd All India Student’s Design Competition organized by National Design and Research Forum, Institute of Engineers (India).
  7. Member of Internet Technical Group (ITG).
  8. Joint speaker for the Talk on E-Commerce organized by Department of Continuing Education on the 3rd December 2001 at Manipal Institute of Technology.
  9. Talk on 'Introduction to Data Mining' to be delivered in St. Aloysius College, Mangalore date: TBA.  
  10. Presentation on ANÄNTH was given to the Faculty members of Manipal Center for Information  Science, Manipal, 30th August 2001 

White Papers (registered with ITpapers.com)

1.      Digital Gestures

2.      Introduction to the World of Information Foraging

3.      Dynamism of Text Mining

4.      Persuasive Computing

5.      Relevance of Web Mining in identifying User Behavior

6.      Web Mining Basics

 

Unpublished Papers (abstracts of each paper shall be submitted if requested)

  1. Application of Knowledge Discovery in Databases in E-Business

  2. Realization of Déjà Vu: a User Authentication system using High Performance Real-Time Digital Libraries (Poster Submission HIPC 2001)

  3. Inception of Relation-based User Authentication system coupled with User Behavior Analysis, ITG publication INTERNETWORKING submission.

Other Activities 

  1. Event Advisor, Interaction 2001
  2. Event Manager, Interaction 2000
  3. Event Manager (Informal Events) Brainwave 2000
  4. Member of the College Editorial Board 1999-2000
  1. 1st Prize Winner of MileStone Inter Collegiate Debating Competition 
  2. Producer, Director and Conceiver of CHILLMAADI a 17-minute Fun Film on MIT and its Lifestyle which formed a part of ‘Mnemosyne’ MIT-CDROM.
  1. Quizmaster for the CACHE IT Inter-Collegiate MCA Techno-Melange IT Festival
  2. Master of Ceremony, Maharashtrian Food Festival, Manipal, Sept 2001.

 

Work Experience (Company/Organization-Date-Job Function-Term)

1. IDP EDUCATION Australia, Mumbai, March 98, Project Assignment Database implementation and statistical extraction, three weeks.

2. Talfield Technologies, Australia, Dec 97-Feb 98, TRAINEE, Hardware Maintenance and support, 3 months.

3. Telstra, Australia, Oct 97-Dec 97, Agent and Dealer (marketing dept.), 3months.

4. IDP EDUCATION Australia, Mumbai, June 97, Project Assignment Database implementation and statistical extraction, three weeks. 

5. Reachout Communications Inc., May 97, Email Communicator, job of receiving and sending emails, one month.

 


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Resume last updated: 26th September 2001