Prof. H.V. Jagadish has been elected to a three-year term on the Computing Research Association Board of Directors, beginning June 17, 2009. This election by his CRA peers is a strong acknowledgment of his leadership ability and his colleagues' regard for his work in the field.
The CRA is an association of more than 200 North American academic departments of computer science, computer engineering, and related fields; laboratories and centers in industry, government, and academia engaging in basic computing research; and affiliated professional societies.
Its mission is to strengthen research and advanced education in the computing fields, expand opportunities for women and minorities, and improve public and policymaker understanding of the importance of computing and computing research in our society.
Professor Jagadish is well-known for his broad-ranging
research on data management and data mining. He is a member of the
database group within Computer Science and Engineering, and is affiliated with the
and the Center for Computation in
Medicine and Biology. He is primarily concerned with building database
systems and query models so they are usable in a variety of contexts, as
part of the MUSIQ