Honors: (home)

My papers have been nominated for Best Paper at the 1996 International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems and the 1998 International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems.

I was an invited speaker at the 1999 Russian National Conference on Digital Libraries and the 2005 International Workshop on Genomic Databases in Brasil.

I was recognized by the Vice President of Research at the University of Maryland to be among the Top 100 Faculty in obtaining external research funding, in 1999.

My research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Service: (home)

I was special issue co-editor for The VLDB Journal Special Issue on Data Management, Analysis and Mining for the Life Sciences in 2005.

I was co-Program Chair for the Second International Workshop on Data Integration for the Life Sciences (DILS 2005). The proceedings are available through the Springer Verlag LNBI series

In 2006, I will be co-Program Chair for the 14th Cooperative Information Systems CoopIS2006 Conference.

I co-chaired a Working Group (with Peter Buneman and Jeff Ullman) in 1996 on mediator data models and query languages, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the National Science Foundation. I was an organizer of a Workshop on Data Management for Cellular and Molecular Biology sponsored by the NSF and the National Institutes of Health in 2003.

I am on the editorial board of ACM Computing Surveys and the INFORMS Journal of Computing. In the past, I have served on the board of the IEEE Transactions of Knowledge and Data Engineering.

I have served on the Program Committee of all the major database conferences (ACM Sigmod, VLDB and ICDE), the national conference on artificial intelligence (AAAI), the WWW Conference, IEEE Advances in Digital Libraries, and the International Conference on Information Systems.

I am a member of IEEE, ACM, and the Society of Women Engineers.

Current Projects: (home)

Past projects

  • Source Selection for Wide Area Applications
  • Wrapper Generation for Semi-structured Web Sources
  • Information Mediation
  • Semantics for rule languages and updates in DBMS
  • Semantic Query Optimization for Object Databases
  • Teaching: (home)

    I teach courses in database management systems, programming, and telecommunications and networking in the Information Systems major; data management for the life sciences; and graduate seminars in computer science. See Teaching Interests for details.

    Professor Raschid is a co-director of the CLIP Lab together with Professor Bonnie Dorr and Professor Amy Weinberg.

    Collaborators: (home)

    My collaborators include Terry Gaasterland, Avigdor Gal, Zoe Lacroix, George Mihaila, Felix Naumann, Maria Esther Vidal (mvidal at ldc dot usb dot ve) , and Vladimir Zadorozhny.