Rashmi Sankepally

Rashmi Sankepally

PhD - Computer Science, UMD

Graduate Research Assistant, CLIP

link to my CV

  • e: rashmi@umd.edu
  • a: 3126 AV Williams bldg
        UMCP College Park
        MD 20740 USA
  • m: +15715249937

About Me

I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at University of Maryland - College Park. My research interests are broadly in the intersection of information extraction and information retrieval. I currently work as a Research Assistant at CLIP lab and my advisor is Dr. Doug Oard. I also collaborate with folks at Johns Hopkins University's HLTCOE (Human Language Technology Center for Excellence) and am co-advised by Dr. Ben Van Durme

Research and Publications

Evaluation of Speech Retrieval models in Gujarati

September 2013 - February 2014

Using Zero-Resource Spoken Term Discovery for Ranked Retrieval
Jerome White, Douglas W. Oard, Aren Jansen, Jiaul H. Paik, Rashmi Sankepally

A Test Collection for Spoken Gujarati Queries
Douglas W. Oard, Rashmi Sankepally, Jerome White, Aren Jansen, Craig Harman
SIGIR 2015

The FIRE 2013 Question Answering for the Spoken Web Task
Douglas W. Oard, Jerome White, Jiaul H. Paik, Rashmi Sankepally, Aren Jansen
FIRE 2013

Technical Skills

  • Java
  • C
  • Python
  • R
  • Bash scripting


University of Maryland - College Park, USA

PhD - Computer Science, Aug 2015 - May 2020

University of Maryland - College Park, USA

Masters in Information Science/Studies, Aug 2013 - May 2015

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gujarat, India

Bachelors in Information and Communication Technology, July 2009 - May 2013