[Asis-l] South Carolina SLIS Welcomes Dr. Amir Karami

HASTINGS, SAM SHASTING at mailbox.sc.edu
Tue Oct 20 14:03:57 EDT 2015

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Dear Colleagues,

The University of South Carolina, School of Library & Information Science is proud to welcome Dr. Amir Karami to our great faculty.  Amir Karami is an Assistant Professor with his PhD from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in Information Systems.  While at UMBC, he was also a Data Science Consultant. He extended his technical and research skills through collaborations with several other scholars at Johns Hopkins University, University of North Carolina Chappell Hill, University of Maryland Medical Center, and Singapore Management University. His research focuses on data science applications in medical/health, social networks, cyber-security, library, and management domains. Currently, he is working with his students on social computing in the US presidential elections and social movements in Twitter, and medical/health text mining. One of his students was recently awarded the Exploration Scholars Research Grant under his supervision from South Carolina Honors College. In the near future he will announce his new data science course and new interdisciplinary research areas in the following intersections:

- Information and Data Science, Journalism, and Social Media
- Information and Data Science, Social Media, Psychology, Sociology, and Politics
- Information and Data Science, Social Media, Medical/Health
- Information and Data Science, and Medical/Health
- Information and Data Science, Social Media, Psychology, and Sociology

For more information about him please visit his website at: https://sites.google.com/site/karamihomepage/homehttps://sites.google.com/site/karamihomepage/home


Dr. S. K. Hastings
Director and Professor, School of Library and Information Science
University of South Carolina
Davis College, 1501 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-3858 / hastings at sc.edu<mailto:hastings at sc.edu> /
ALISE President 2015

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