Arnab Nandi is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, with a courtesy appointment in Biomedical Informatics.
Arnab's work focuses on bridging data infrastructure and human interaction, spanning areas of database systems, human-in-the-loop data analytics, and next-generation query interfaces.
Arnab is a recipient of the US National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, and IEEE's TCDE Early Career Award for his contributions towards user-focused data interaction. He has served as Program Committee member, Demo Chair, and Area Chair for ACM SIGMOD, VLDB, and ICDE conferences for several years, and serves on the Steering Committee of the annual Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics Workshop, colocated with ACM SIGMOD. Closer to home, Arnab received the University's Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Early Career Innovator of the Year Award, and was also listed as Columbus Business First's "40 under 40".
At Ohio State, he co-founded the OHI/O Program, that fosters a tech culture through hackathons and informal learning, and The STEAM Factory, an interdisciplinary research and collaboration network. More recently, Arnab was founder and CEO of Mobikit, a connected vehicles data analytics startup that was acquired by Azuga Inc., a Bridgestone company. Arnab holds a PhD in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Michigan.