I am a fourth-year PhD student in the interactive data systems group, working with Professors Arnab Nandi and Courtney Hebert. My research is focused on accelerating and amplifying domain expertise in data science pipelines by building tools that allow them to interact with data better.
Presenting our work on visualizing rules at DSIA on October 21st!
Icarus got accepted to VLDB 2018, see you in Rio!
Presented tutorial on Evaluating Interactive Data Systems at SIGMOD on June 12th!
Protiva Rahman, Courtney Hebert, Arnab Nandi. ICARUS: Minimizing Human Effort in Iterative Data Completion. VLDB'18. [pdf][slides][website]
Protiva Rahman, Jian Chen, Courtney Hebert, Preeti Pancholi, Mark Lustberg, Kurt Stevenson, Arnab Nandi. Exploratory Visualizations of Rules for Validation of Expert Decisions. DSIA 2018. [pdf]
Protiva Rahman, Courtney Hebert, Arnab Nandi. Enabling Effective Data Interaction for Domain Experts. IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI) PhD Symposium 2018. [pdf][slides][poster]
Lilong Jiang, Protiva Rahman, Arnab Nandi. Evaluating Interactive Data Systems: Workloads, Metrics, and Guidelines. SIGMOD'18 Tutorial. [pdf][slides][github]
Awards and Leadership
SIGMOD Student Travel Award 2018
IEEE ICHI Doctoral Consortium Student Travel Award 2018
Marianna Russell Technology Grant Spring 2017
CRA-W Grad Cohort 2017
Data Quality in the Era of Big Data Workshop Travel Fellowship 2016
ACM-W Grace Hopper Travel Scholarship 2016
Society of Women Engineers Graduate Representative (Spring 2018 – Spring 2019)
Women in Engineering Graduate Council (Spring 2017-present)