Amir Karami

I'm currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Science and a Faculty Associate at the South Carolina SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ) at the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Previously, I was a graduate assistant with Aryya Gangopadhyay and an instructor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), a Software Engineer Intern, and a Data Science Consultant at Washington DC area

My research focuses on text\data mining techniques to create new models and applications in medical, health, social science, and cyber security domains.

Contact and Social Media Information

karami At sc Dot edu

  • George's dissertation was selected for the AMCIS 2017  Doctoral Consortium
  • Siva got an internship from Astellas Pharma for Summer 2017. 
  • FLSA topic modeling tool for "Fuzzy Approach Topic Modeling for Health and Medical Corpora" paper was released on Lab's GitHub
  • Tweets of health news dataset for "Fuzzy Approach Topic Modeling for Health and Medical Corpora" paper, was released on Lab's GitHub
  • George's paper, "Computational Content Analysis of Negative Tweets for Obesity, Diet, Diabetes, and Exercise", was acceptance for the ASIST 2017. 
  • Aida got an internship at Goldman Sachs for Summer 2017. 
  • Awarded my third USC ASPIRE I grant and my first Social Science grant for social media and big data with USC Geography and Political Science Departments.
  • "Fuzzy Approach Topic Modeling for Health and Medical Corpora" was accepted for publication in International Journal of Fuzzy Systems.