Associate Professor & Associate Head of Undergraduate Program
B.S., Computer Science, Duke University (1997); M.S., Computer Science, University of Washington (1999); Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Washington (2004); Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia (2004 - 2012); Associate Professor, University of British Columbia (2012 - present).
The database community has brought tremendous advances to data management. However, the growing number of computer users, increasing amount of data, and proliferating data usage styles yield interesting new types of data that the community has not addressed. My research focuses on such unaddressed types of data. How can we help users better manage this inundation of data? How can we take techniques traditionally used to administer databases and help users manage all of their data, not just the data in databases? Can we then incorporate these solutions into traditional database technology?