CSC News

August 06, 2007

Samatova Recognized for Volunteer Work

Incoming faculty member, Dr. Nagiza F. Samatova, is among the finalists selected by the YWCA Knoxville for the “2007 Tribute to Women”

Currently a senior research scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Samatova was nominated in the Education category for her work as a volunteer mentor of the students in the math thesis research cooperative program between Oak Ridge High School and ORNL.

Samatova will join the NC State Department of Computer Science as an Associate Professor this fall. 

She holds a Ph.D. from the Computing Center of Russian Academy of Sciences (CCAS).  Her research interests are in Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Scalable Data Analytics, Data Management and Data Integration, Graph Theory & Algorithms, Natural Language Processing, and Data and Text Mining.  She has one patent, 34 journal, and 43 conference publications.  Since 2000, Samatova has been PI or Co-Pi on nearly $27 million in research funding.

To access the ORNL story, click here.

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