Partha Mukherjee

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Assistant Professor of Data Analytics, Engineering
Main Building, 220 L5

Partha Mukherjee received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1995 from Jadavpur University in India. He received his Master of Technology in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute in 2001. He earned his second graduate degree in computer Science from the University of Tulsa in 2008. He completed his Ph.D. from Penn State in information and technology with a minor in applied statistics in 2016.

Previously he worked as post-doctoral research scholar in the management information systems department at Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona where he also taught a data mining for business analytics course. He served as a research consultant at the Indian Institute of Technology, (IITKGP) in designing and implementing a combinational unit of the ADSP 21020 microprocessor. He was an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Engineering & Technology (IIEST), and Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India during 2002 to 2004 and 2008 to 2010 respectively. At Heritage Institute of Technology, he guided several graduate students in their Master of Science in Computer Science theses.

He is a member of ACM, ACEEE, AIS, AiR and ASE. He has published papers in peer reviewed IEEE, Elsevier, and ACM Journals and conferences such as ACM Transaction on the Web, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Elsevier Electronics Commerce Research and Applications, and ACM SIGCHI. He is a reviewer of several journals such as Internet Research, JSM Mathematics and Statistics etc. His research interests are in social computing, web analytics, data mining, e-commerce, and natural language processing with a focus of text simplification.

Selected Publications

Mukherjee, Partha, Sandip Sen, and Stephane Airiau. "Norm Emergence with Biased Agents." International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems 1, no. 2 (2009): 71-84. doi:10.4018/jats.2009040105.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Sandip Sen. "Comparing Reputation Schemes for Detecting Malicious Nodes in Sensor Networks." The Computer Journal 54, no. 3 (2010): 482-89. doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxq035.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Bernard J. Jansen. "The Gender-brand Effect of Key Phrases on User Clicks in Sponsored Search." CHI 13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems on - CHI EA 13, May 2013, 1845-850. doi:10.1145/2468356.2468687.

Mukherjee, Partha, Brad Kozlek, Allan Gyorke, Cole Camplese, and Bernard Jansen. "Designing Mobile and Socially Networked Learning Assistant." MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) 10, no. 3 (September 2014): 351-73.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Bernard J. Jansen. "Performance Analysis of Keyword Advertising Campaign Using Gender-brand Effect of Search Queries." Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 13, no. 2 (2014): 139-49. doi:10.1016/j.elerap.2014.01.001.

Mukherjee, Partha, Brad Kozlek, Allan Gyorke, Cole Camplese, and Bernard J. Jansen. "Leveraging Mobile Technology to Enhance Both Competition and Cooperation in an Undergraduate STEM Course." Innovative Practices in Teaching Information Sciences and Technology, 2014, 167-77. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03656-4_15.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Bernard J. Jansen. "Social TV and the Social Soundtrack: Significance of Second Screen Interaction during Television Viewing." Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS, 8393 (2014): 317-24. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05579-4_39.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Bernard J. Jansen. "Conversing and Searching: The Causal Relationship between Social Media and Web Search." Internet Research 27, no. 5 (2017): 1209-226. doi:10.1108/intr-07-2016-0228.

Mukherjee, Partha, Gondy Leroy, David Kauchak, Srinidhi Rajanarayanan, Damian Y. Romero Diaz, Nicole P. Yuan, T. Gail Pritchard, and Sonia Colina. "NegAIT: A New Parser for Medical Text Simplification Using Morphological, Sentential and Double Negation." Journal of Biomedical Informatics 69 (2017): 55-62. doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2017.03.014.

Mukherjee, Partha, and Bernard J. Jansen. "Information Sharing by Viewers Via Second Screens for In-Real-Life Events." ACM Transactions on the Web 11, no. 1 (2017): 1-24. doi:10.1145/3009970.

B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1995

M.Tech., Computer Science, Indian Statistical Institute, 2001

M.S., Computer Science, University of Tulsa, 2008

Ph.D., Information and Technology, Penn State, 2016