Nikhil Yadav, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dr. Nikhil Yadav received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He received his Masters degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, and his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Systems and Networks from the National University of Lesotho, Southern Africa. He is currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science at St. John’s University. His research interests lie in the areas of health informatics, mobile and pervasive computing, mobile healthcare systems, scalable web services, and cloud systems. He is currently involved in projects creating novel, mobile health assessment systems and applications that apply predictive analytics to data collected through mobile platforms for knowledge discovery. Dr. Yadav has held software engineering and consulting positions in industry. He also co-founded a technology startup based on his research as a doctoral student at the University of Notre Dame, which looked at identifying correlations between speech and concussions. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has served as paper reviewer and panel chair for international conferences and workshops.

Teaching Interests

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics, Mobile Computing, Health Informatics, Introduction to Data Structures, Database Management Systems, Software Engineering

Research Interests

Health Informatics, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Data Modeling and Predictive Analytics, Mobile Healthcare Systems and Applications, Scalable Web Services, Cloud Systems.

Courses Taught

CUS
615
DATA MINING & PREDICT MODEL II
CUS
710
COMPILER DESIGN
CUS
1126
INTRO TO DATA STRUCTURES
CUS
1156
SOFTWARE DESIGN METHODS
CUS
1164
COMPILERS & PROGRAM TRANS
CUS
1165
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
CUS
1168
THEORY OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE
CUS
1179
DATA MINING
CUS
1192
COMPUTER SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
CUS
1194
SPEC TOPICS IN COMPUTER SCI
CUS
1197
INDIV RESEARCH:TOPICS IN SOFT
HCI
1021
HEALTHCARE DATABASE MGT SYS