A/PROF Egemen Tanin

A/PROF Egemen Tanin

Positions

  • Spatial Databases, Database Visualization

Overview

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  • Dr Tanin's research interests include Spatial Databases and Mobile Data Management. He has graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2001 before joining the University of Melbourne. He is an Associate Editor of ACM TSAS and served as a PC Chair for ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011 and 2012. He was elected to serve as the Treasurer for ACM SIGSPATIAL and served in this role till 2017. Dr Tanin was also recently elected to be the next secretary of the SIG. Dr Tanin is also the co-founder of ACM SIGSPATIAL Australia as well as the founding editor for ACM SIGSPATIAL Special. He has supervised 13 postgraduate students to completion and more than 100 papers in related areas published in top venues such as the VLDB Journal, SIGSPATIAL, etc. He has won more than $2.5M in grants, with many ARC Discovery Project Grants in the last 10 years. For more information, please refer to his personal webpage.
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • ACM. ACM 2004 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2011-2013: E. Tanin with L. Kulik, J. Bailey, 'Managing private location data in a mobile and networked world: Getting the balance right', ARC Discovery Project Grant, $300K

    2010-2011: E. Tanin with L. Kitchen, L. Kulik, S. Howe, D. Appleton, K. Brown, ' Developing options for improving management of marine national parks and sanctuaries', Parks Victoria Collaborative Project Grant, $28K

    2008-2011:  E. Tanin with R. Kotagiri, L. Kulik, R. Zhang, H. Samet, H.V. Jagadish, 'EPOS: Efficient processing of moving object streams in data management systems', ARC Discovery Project Grant, $590K

    2008:  E. Tanin with M. Palaniswami, R. Kotagiri, R. Tucker, I. Atkinson, P. Pathirana, C. Leckie, P. Mendis, R. Buyya, M. Duckham, S. Halgamuge, G. Woods, L. Kulik, S. Dey, B.N. Vo, K. Smith-Miles, M. Zukerman, 'BigNet - A distributed wireless sensor network testbed', ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grant (LIEF), $200K

    2007-2008:  J. Ellershaw, M. Duckham, A. Kealy, S. Winter, R. Tucker, J. Papandriopoulos, A. Overmars, R. Kotagiri, R. Buyya, L. Kulik, E. Tanin, P. Mendis, H. Malano, D. Smith, 'Sensor Network Student Laboratory and Research Facility', A. E. Rowden White Foundation Grant, University of Melbourne, $100K

    2006-2007: E. Tanin, 'P2P massively multiplayer online games', Project Leader, NICTA Victoria Research Laboratory

    2006:  E. Tanin with L. Kulik, M. Palaniswami, R. Kotagiri, 'Mobile and Sensor Computing Technologies Laboratory', Large Infrastructure Grant, University of Melbourne, $68K

    2006: E. Tanin, ' Utilizing spatial information in sensor networks for efficient data collection', Early Career Researcher Grant, University of Melbourne, $25K

    2005: E. Tanin with J. Bailey, A. Harwood, R. Kotagiri, L. Kulik, C. Leckie, U. Roehm, B. Scholz, S. Sel   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Maryland 2001
  • MSc, University of Maryland 1998
  • MSc, Bilkent University 1995
  • BSc, Bilkent University 1993

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Research Award, Dept of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Melbourne, 2006
  • Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Maryland at College Park, USA, 2001
  • Postgraduate Fellowship for Graduate Studies in USA, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Institute (TUBITAK), 1995
  • Postgraduate Fellowship for Graduate Studies in USA, Turkish Ministry of Education, 1994
  • Graduate Scholarship, Bilkent University, Turkey, 1993

Linkages

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Dr Tanin's research interests include Spatial Databases and Mobile Data Management. He has graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2001 before joining the University of Melbourne. He is an Associate Editor of ACM TSAS and served as a PC Chair for ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011 and 2012. He was elected to serve as the Treasurer for ACM SIGSPATIAL and served in this role till 2017. Dr Tanin was also recently elected to be the next secretary of the SIG. Dr Tanin is also the co-founder of ACM SIGSPATIAL Australia as well as the founding editor for ACM SIGSPATIAL Special. He has supervised 13 postgraduate students to completion and more than 100 papers in related areas published in top venues such as the VLDB Journal, SIGSPATIAL, etc. He has won more than $2.5M in grants, with many ARC Discovery Project Grants in the last 10 years.