Naren Ramakrishnan

VTRC-Arlington, Room 5-026
900 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (571) 858-3331
Fax: (571) 858-3015
Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering
Director, Discovery Analytics Center, Virginia Tech
Department of Computer Science
Email: naren cs vt edu

Research Interests

    Mining scientific datasets in domains such as systems biology, neuroscience, sustainability, and intelligence analysis.


    "In science, self-satisfaction is death. Personal self-satisfaction is the death of the scientist. Collective self-satisfaction is the death of the research. It is restlessness, anxiety, dissatisfaction, agony of mind that nourish science."
    -Jacques-Lucien Monod

Recent Publications

(full list)
  • Long-Span Program Behavior Modeling and Attack Detection, ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security, 2017 (with X. Shu and others). [PDF]

  • illiad: Intelligent Invariant and Anomaly Detection in Cyber Physical Systems, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2017 (with N. Muralidhar and others). [PDF]

  • Interactive Discovery of Coordinated Relationship Chains with Maximum Entropy Models, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, 2017 (with H. Wu and others). [PDF]

  • GELL: Automatic Extraction of Epidemiological Line Lists from Open Sources, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'17), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Aug 2017 (with S. Ghosh and others). [PDF]

  • Determining Relative Airport Threats from News and Social Media, in Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Conference on Innovative Applications of AI (IAAI'17), San Francisco, CA, Feb 2017 (with R. Khandpur and others). [PDF]