Zoran Obradovic’s Research

(last update: June 15, 2020)

RESEARCH OBJECTIVE: Extraction of knowledge from data

RESEARCH AREAS, TOPICS AND APPLICATIONS

Areas: Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Informatics.

Topics: Big Data, Spatial and Temporal Data Analytics, Complex Systems, Data and Knowledge Integration.

Applications: Healthcare Management, Social and Information Networks, Climate, Marketing.

GRANT SUPPORT

  • Rubin, D., Obradovic Z., Weiner, M.G. (Aug. 2020 – May 2025) “Developing and Validating EHR-Integrated Readmission Risk Prediction Model for Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes,” National Health Institute, 1R01DK122073-01A1.
  • Kezunovic, M., Obradovic Z., Pavlou, P., Tillyer, R., Brown, A. (Oct. 2020 – Sept. 2021) “SCC-PG: Advanced Learning for Energy Risk Tracking (ALERT),” National Science Foundation, NSF-CNS-1951813.
  • Obradovic, Z. (July 2020 – June 2021) “Distributed Machine Learning for Understanding News,” Frontera and Longhorn Startup Account, Texas Advanced Computing CenterThe eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, XSEDE  IRI20004.
  • Kezunovic, M., Obradovic Z., Hu, Y. (Sept. 2019 – March 2021) “Big Data Analysis of Synchrophasor Data,” National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, DE-OE0000913, subaward M2000781.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Aug. 2019 – July 2020) “Modeling Temporal Dynamics of User Behavior for Improved Advertising,” Verizon Media Faculty Research and Engagement Program
  • Obradovic, Z., (Sept. 2018 – April 2020) “UAS Detection and Counter UAS R&D,” Subcontract to KRI for Homeland Security at Northeastern University, LLC under Air Force Research Laboratory, Subcontract 555027-78056 under Prime Contract No. FA8750-18-C-0041 (PI: David Lyzzi).
  • Obradovic, Z. (May 2019 – April 2021) “Characterizing Diversity of Demographics and Health Conditions Affecting Risk for Comorbidities and Health Conditions Affecting Risk for Comorbidities Development in Cancer Patients” King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Obradovic, Z., Dragut, E. (Sept. 2018 – Aug. 2021) “EAGER: Assessing Influence of News Articles on Emerging Events,” National Science Foundation, NSF-IIS-1842183.
  • Kezunovic, M., Obradovic Z., Hu, Y. (Sept. 2019 – March 2021) “Big Data Analysis of Synchrophasor Data,” National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, DE-OE0000913, subaward M2000781.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Aug. 2019 – July 2021) “Modeling Temporal Dynamics of User Behavior for Improved Advertising,” Verizon Media Faculty Research and Engagement Program.
  • Obradovic, Z. (May 2019 – April 2021) “Characterizing Diversity of Demographics and Health Conditions Affecting Risk for Comorbidities and Health Conditions Affecting Risk for Comorbidities Development in Cancer Patients” King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
  • Obradovic, Z., (Sept. 2018 – April 2020) “UAS Detection and Counter UAS R&D,” Subcontract to KRI for Homeland Security at Northeastern University, LLC under Air Force Research Laboratory, Subcontract 555027-78056 under Prime Contract No. FA8750-18-C-0041.
  • Yoo, Y., Wattal, S., Obradovic, Z., Kulathinal, R.J. (Feb. 2015 – Jan. 2020) “BIGDATA: Multi-Level Predictive Analytics & Motif Discovery Across Massive Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Networks in Complex Socio-Technical Systems: An Organizational Genetics Approach,” National Science Foundation, NSF-SES-1447670 and NSF-SES-1659998.
  • Masucci, M., Obradovic, Z., Henry, K.A. (Jan. 1, 2016 – Dec. 31, 2019) “Health Data Science Research Project,” Pennsylvania Department of Health, CURE.
  • Obradovic, Z. (July 2018 – Dec. 2019) “Disease Detection and Disease Progression Modeling,” IQVIA.
  • Obradovic, Z. (May 2018 – May 2019) “US-Serbia and West Balkan Data Science Workshop,” National Science Foundation, IIS-1818661.
  • Kezunovic, M., Da Silva, D, Kumar, P.R., Xie L., Grijalva, S.C., Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 1, 2016 – Aug. 31, 2019), “Big Data Spokes: SPOKE: SOUTH: Collaborative: Smart Grids Big Data,” National Science Foundation, NSF-IIS-1636772.
  • Obradovic, Z. (April 2018 – June 2019) “Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) for Multiple Choice Ranking in Cancer Comorbidity,” subcontract to KAUST University, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s Center Partnership Fund Program.
  • Obradovic, Z. (June 2017 – June 2018) “Pilot to Assess Cognitive Computing to Analyze Immunization Program Data” subcontract to Abt Associates Inc, Center for Disease Control, subcontract.
  • Obradovic, Z. (July 2017 – June 2018) “Big Data Analytics for Clinical Trials Optimization,” IQVIA (QuintilesIMS).
  • Ingber, D., Super, M., Collins, J., Kasper, D., Levin, M., Li, H., Obradovic, Z. (May 2016 – May 2018) “Reverse Engineering Host Resilience,” DARPA-THOR, Army Research Office award number W911NF-16-C-0050.
  • Klein, M.L., Kumar, S. Pond, S.K., Obradovic, Z., (Oct. 2016 – Sept. 2019) “MRI: Acquisition on a Flexible High-Performance Computing System for Data and Compute-Driven Scientific Discovery,” National Science Foundation, NSF-CNS-1625061.
  • Obradovic Z, and Jones P. (July 2016 – June 2017) “Personalized Dynamic Models for Early Identification of Academically At-Risk Students,” Temple University Data Science Targeted Funding Program.
  • Obradovic, Z (July 2015 – June 2017) “Structured Regression in Complex Networks by Fusion of Qualitative Knowledge and Big Data,” Office of Naval Research, N00014-15-1-2729.
  • Yoo, Y., Wattal, S., Obradovic, Z., Kulathinal, R.J. (Feb. 2015 – Jan. 2018) “REU Supplement for BIGDATA: Multi-Level Predictive Analytics & Motif Discovery Across Massive Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Networks in Complex Socio-Technical Systems: An Organizational Genetics Approach,” National Science Foundation, NSF-SES-Supplement-1447670.
  • Obradovic, Z., Scheinberg, K., Fox, E. (Aug. 2012 – July 2017) “Prospective Analysis of Large and Complex Partially Observed Temporal Social Networks,” Defense Advanced Projects Agency, DARPA-GRAPHS, AFOSR award number FA 9550-12-1-0406.
  • Obradovic, Z., (March 2013 – September 2016) “Auxiliary System Sensor Fusion – Phase Two,” US Dept. of the Navy, Office of Naval Research, Subcontract to Technical Documentation Inc., SBIR Phase Two Contract N000141-13-C-0118.
  • Obradovic, Z (April 2015 – June 2015) “Students Retention Risk Analysis,” Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, Transformational Urban Serving Supplement.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2012 – Sept. 2016) “Supplement to DARPA-N66001-11-1-4183: Emerging Opportunities to Complement Research on Predictive Modeling of Patient State and Therapy Optimization,” Defense Advanced Projects Agency, DARPA-N66001-11-1-4183.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2011 – May 2017) “Predictive Modeling of Patient State and Therapy Optimization,” Defense Advanced Projects Agency, DARPA-N66001-11-1-4183.
  • Vucetic, S., Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2011 – Aug. 2016) “A Discriminative Modeling Framework for Mining of Spatio-Temporal Data in Remote Sensing,” National Science Foundation, NSF-IIS-1117433.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Oct. 2013 – Sept. 2014) “Distributed Knowledge Discovery in Big and Evolving Graphs for Modeling Complex Systems,” The eXtreme Digital Request Allocation Committee, XSEDE RI130014 XSEDE.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2012 – Aug. 2013) “Predicting Drug Indications by Integrating Multiple Data Sources,” GlaxoSmithKline LLC.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Oct. 2011 – Jan. 2013) “Auxiliary System Sensor Fusion – Phase One,” Navy Small Business Innovation Research Program Topic No. N112-159, Subcontract to Technical Documentation Inc., N00014-12-M-0056.
  • Shi, J., Obradovic, Z. (Jan. 2011 – Aug. 2011) “Integrated Data Warehouse,” City of Philadelphia, Project 21100816140717.
  • Unterwald, E.M. et al (July 2010 – June 2015) “Center on Intersystem Regulation by Drugs of Abuse,” Database and Drug Interaction Core (with Tallarida, R.), National Institute of Health, Grant
  • Wu, J., Bishwas, S.K., Bai, L., Criner, G.G., Galvinski, E.T., Klein, M.L, Kohlweyer, A, Kwatny, G., Obradovic, Z., Rivin, I., Shi, Y., (May 2010 – April 2013) “MRI-R2: Aquisition: A Hybrid High-Performance GPU/CPU System,” National Science Foundation, NSF-CNS-0958854.
  • Kelsen, S., Merali, S.,  Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2009 – Aug. 2011) “Ancillary Study: Identification of Plasma Biomarkers in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” National Institute of Health, Grant 1RC2HL101713-01.
  • Obradovic, Z. (Oct. 2008 – Dec. 2011) “Improving Biomedical Informatics Support at Temple Health Sciences Center,” The Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • Dunker, A.K., and Obradovic, Z. (June 2008 – May 2010) “Bioinformatics Linkage of Protein Disorder and Function,” National Institute of Health, Grant R56 LM007688-05A1.
  • Obradovic, Z., Vucetic, S. and Li (Aug. 2006 – July 2011) “Collaborative Research: Data Mining Support for Retrieval and Analysis of Geophysical Parameters,” National Science Foundation, NSF-IIS-0612149.
  • Harris A., Obradovic, Z., Izenman, A., Mennis, J. (Sept. 2006 – Sept. 2009) “Investigating Simultaneous Effects of Individual, Program and Neighborhood Attributes on Juvenile Recidivism Using GIS and Spatial Data Mining,” National Institute of Justice, GMS Award 2006-IJ-CX-0022.
  • Soprano, D.R., Soprano, K.J., Obradovic, Z. and Vucetic, S. (April. 2005 – Dec. 2009) “PBX and Retinoic Acid-Dependent Differentiation,” National Institute of Health, NIH- 1 R01 DK070650-01.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Vucetic, S. (June 2004 – April 2008) “Applications of Bioinformatics Data Analysis to Cardiovascular and Cancer Research,” The Pennsylvania Department of Health, $250,000.
  • Megalooikonomou, V., Obradovic, Z., Boyko, O.B., Gee, J. (January 2004 – December 2007) “Large Scale Data Analysis for Brain Images,” National Institute of Health, Grant NGA: 1 R01 MHO68066-01A1.  
  • Dunker, A.K., and Obradovic, Z. (Sept. 2003 – Sept. 2007) “Bioinformatics Linkage of Protein Disorder and Function,” National Institute of Health, Grant R01 LM007688-01A1.
  • Harris A., Obradovic, Z., Izenman, A., Mennis, J. (July 2006 – Dec. 2006) “Investigating the Simultaneous Effects of Individual, Program and Neighborhood Attributes on Juvenile Recidivism Using GIS and Spatial Data Mining,” Institute of Public Affairs, Temple University.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Vucetic, S., (August 2002 – July 2006) “ITR/Small/Scientific Frontiers: Task-Specific Data Reduction and Mining in Spatial-Temporal Domains,” National Science Foundation, Grant 0219736. 
  • Obradovic, Z. and Vucetic, S., (June 2004 – Aug. 2004) “REU Supplement for ITR: Task-Specific Data Reduction and Mining for Spatial-Temporal Domains,” National Science Foundation.
  • Kwatny, E., Stafford, R., Megalooikonomou, V. and Obradovic, Z., (Sept. 2001 – Sept. 2004) “High Performance Network Connection for Knowledge Discovery Research,” National Science Foundation, Grant NSF-ANIR-0124390.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Vucetic, S. (January 2004 – June 2004) “Research Infrastructure and Expertise for Gene Expression Data Analysis,” The Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • Obradovic, Z., Chang, F.N., Tuszynski, G. P. and Vucetic, S. (January 2004 – June 2004) “Mining High Performance Liquid Electrophoresis Data,” Temple University.
  • Wolfgang, P., Obradovic, Z., Megalooikonomou, V. and Vucetic, S., (June 2003 – December 2003) “Visualization and Analysis of Commercial Flight Data,” Lockheed Martin Corp. 
  • Obradovic, Z. (January 2003 – August 2004) “An Efficient System for Discovering Patterns and Associations at Earth Observation Databases,” New Previously Unfunded Directions for Established Investigators Grant Application, Temple University.
  • Obradovic, Z. (March 2001 – September 2001) “Data Reduction for Spatial-Temporal Knowledge Discovery,” Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, LDRD Program under DOE contract DE-AC07-99ID13727.
  • Dunker, A.K and Obradovic, Z., (May 2000 – May 2003) “Bioinformatics, Disordered Proteins and Function,” The National Institute of Health, Grant 1 R01 LM06916-01, Biotechnology.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Tomsovic, K., (August 2000 – August 2004) “Towards an Understanding of Deregulated Electricity Markets through Time Series Analysis,” Power Systems and Intelligent Systems Programs, Division of Engineering, National Science Foundation, Grant ECS-9988626.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Dunker, A.K., (June 1998 – December 2001) “Intelligent Data Analysis for Identifying Protein Disorder,” cross-disciplinary funding by KDI Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence Initiative, Division of Information and Intelligent Systems and Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, National Science Foundation, Grant IIS-9711532.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Dunker, A.K., (January 2000 – May 2001) “Supplement to Intelligent Data Analysis for Identifying Protein Disorder,” Knowledge and Cognitive Systems Program, National Science Foundation.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Dunker, A.K., (January 2000 – December 2000) “REU Supplement to Intelligent Data Analysis for Identifying Protein Disorder,” Knowledge and Cognitive Systems Program, National Science Foundation.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Fiez, T., (January 1998 – September 2000) “Integration of Distributed Heterogeneous Experts for Knowledge Discovery in Precision Agriculture,” Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory University Research Consortium.
  • Obradovic, Z., (July 1993 – June 1997) “RIA: Efficient and Accurate Prediction Systems for Large Scale Problems,” Knowledge and Cognitive Systems Program, National Science Foundation.
  • Obradovic, Z. and Meador, J., (July 1991- June 1993) “Parametric Fault Diagnosis in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits,” National Science Foundation Center for Design of Analog-Digital Integrated Circuits.