Louiqa Raschid

Louiqa Raschid (born March 17, 1958 in Sri Lanka) is a computer scientist in the USA who specializes in data base management and data science with applications in biology, medicine, financial and socio-economic data and disaster management. She is a professor in the Robert H. Smith School of Business and UMIACS at the University of Maryland, College Park.[1]

Louiqa Raschid
Born1958
Colombo, Sri Lanka
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Florida, Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Madras, B. Tech
Known fordata integration data science
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical Engineering Computer Science Data Science
Thesis (1987)
Doctoral advisorStanley Y.W. Su

Education and careerEdit

Raschid attended Bishop's College and St. Bridget's Convent in Sri Lanka, and won first place among all Sri Lankans in the 1973 General Certificate of Education, before moving to India for her university education.[2] She earned a bachelor's degree in 1980 from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and completed her Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1987 at the University of Florida.[2][3]

She joined the Robert H. Smith School of Business as an assistant professor in 1987, and was promoted to full professor there in 2002. She has also been affiliated with the computer science department at the University of Maryland since 1994.[3]

She served as editor-in-chief of the ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality from 2013 to 2017.[2][4]

RecognitionEdit

Raschid was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery in 2016 "for data management and integration in non-traditional domains including biomedicine, finance, and humanitarian applications".[5] She was recognized as a Fellow of the IEEE in 2021. [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Louiqa Raschid, Professor of Information Systems, Robert H. Smith School of Business, retrieved October 16, 2018
  2. ^ a b c Raschid, Louiqa (2016), Biosketch: Louiqa Raschid (PDF), retrieved October 16, 2018
  3. ^ a b Raschid, Louiqa (2008), Curriculum vitae (PDF), retrieved October 16, 2018
  4. ^ "Editorial board", ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Association for Computing Machinery, retrieved October 16, 2018
  5. ^ "Dr. Louiqa Raschid", ACM Fellows, Association for Computing Machinery, retrieved October 16, 2018
  6. ^ "Dr. Louiqa Raschid" (PDF), IEEE Fellows, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, retrieved July 9, 2021

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