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

  • "Fuzzy Approach Topic Modeling for Health and Medical Corpora" was accepted for publication in International Journal of Fuzzy Systems.
  • "Examining the effects of online social relations on product ratings and adoption: Evidence from an online social networking and rating site" was accepted for publication in International Journal of Web Based Communities.
  • Will give a short talk on  Symposium on Research Computing Infrastructure, April 14th, 11 am.
  • Awarded USC "Two Thumbs Up Award".
  • Awarded the USC Magellan Scholar Program fund with Frank at the intersection of data science, social media, and health. 
  • For the third semester in a row, I will teach a course, Information Storage and Retrieval, in the USC Honors College in Fall 2017.
  • I will teach Information Storage and Retrieval (SLIS 301) and  Information Network (SLIS 780) in Fall 2017.