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Elmagarmid, A.K

Professor Elmagarmid is the director of the Cyber Center in Discovery Park and the Indiana Center for Database Systems. He received a Presidential Young Investigator award from President Ronald Reagan in 1988, and distinguished alumni awards from Ohio State University and the University of Dayton in 1993 and 1995, respectively. His research work has focused on database systems. He serves as a fellow of the CIC, a member of the Qatari Arab Joint Committee, and leads the Computing and Information Science and Engineering Initiative in Qatar Foundation. He has served the database community through Conferences, Journals and the professional societies for the past 25 years. Professor Elmagarmid was a chief scientist in the Office of Strategy and Technology at Hewlett-Packard (HP). While at HP, he was responsible for software strategy coming out of the corporate CTO office and contributed to cross company roadmap initiatives. He also served on the technology council for HP. Professor Elmagarmid serves as a consultant in the areas of computing technology, the role of technology in societal development and strategic planning. He has served as an advisor to Telcordia Technology, Bellcore, IBM, CSC, Harris, D. H. Brown and Associates, MCC, Bell Northern Research, Molecular Design Labs, King & Spalding LLP, UniSql, Sogei, the Italian Treasury, TechnoPadova, the Veneto Chamber of Commerce, Sidra Medical and Research Center and the Qatar Foundation, etc.

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