I'm currently a PhD student in the Informations Systems Group (ISG) at UC Irvine, working with Sharad Mehrotra. I received a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2014. My research interests are in Distributed Systems, Internet Of Things , Mobile Computing, Privacy, and Semantic Web.

Education

University of California Irvine

PhD in Computer Science Current Adviser: Prof. Sharad Mehrotra

University of Maryland Baltimore County

M.S in Computer Science August 2014 Adviser: Prof. Anupam Joshi

A Semantic and Collaborative Approach to Community Health-care in Underserved areas (Master's Thesis).

University of Calicut, India

Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science June 2011 Government Engineering College, Thrissur

Publications

Mobipedia: Mobile Applications Linked Data

Primal Pappachan, Roberto Yus, Prajit Kumar Das, Sharad Mehrotra, Tim Finin, and Anupam Joshi
14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015), Bethlehem, PA (USA), 2015 Download

Are Apps Going Semantic? A Systematic Review of Semantic Mobile Applications

Roberto Yus , and Primal Pappachan
Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST) 2015
(co-located with the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2015) Download [TBA]

Building a Mobile Applications Knowledge Base for the Linked Data Cloud

Primal Pappachan, Roberto Yus, Prajit Kumar Das, Sharad Mehrotra, Tim Finin, and Anupam Joshi
Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST) 2015
(co-located with the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2015) Download

Rafiki: A Semantic and Collaborative Approach to Community health-care in Underserved areas

Primal Pappachan, Roberto Yus, Anupam Joshi, and Tim Finin
CollaborateCom 2014 Download

A Semantic Context-aware Privacy Model for FaceBlock

Primal Pappachan, Roberto Yus, Prajit Kumar Das, Tim Finin,Anupam Joshi, and Eduardo Mena
Privacy Online (PrivOn) 2014
(co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2014) Download

Semantics for Privacy and Shared Context

Roberto Yus, Primal Pappachan, Prajit Kumar Das, Tim Finin, Anupam Joshi, and Eduardo Mena
Privacy Online (PrivOn) 2014
(co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2014) Download

FaceBlock: Privacy-Aware Pictures for Google Glass

Roberto Yus , Primal Pappachan, Prajit Kumar Das, Eduardo Mena, Anupam Joshi, and Tim Finin
MobiSys 2014 Download

Talks

Mobipedia: Building a Mobile Applications Knowledge Base for the Linked Data Cloud. Slides

MoDeST 2015. Bethlehem, PA. October 11, 2015 [Talk]
(co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2015)

Rafiki: A Semantic and Collaborative Approach to Community health-care in Underserved areas.

CollaborateCom. Miami, Fl. October 25, 2014 [Talk]

A Semantic Context-aware Privacy Model for FaceBlock Slides

PrivOn 2014. Riva Del Garda, Italy. October 19, 2014 [Talk]
(co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2014)

FaceBlock: Privacy-Aware Pictures for Google Glass. Video

MobiSys 2014. Brettonwoods, New Hampshire. June 17, 2014 [Demo]

FOSSEE: Pythonizing the Indian Engineering Education Slides

PyCon Asia Pacific. Singapore. June 8, 2012 [Talk]

tagin!: Indoor Location Tagging Engine for Android Slides

DroidCon India. Bengaluru. November 18, 2011 [Talk]

Others

Program Committee member for MoDeST 2015
NSF Travel Grant for ISWC 2014, ISWC 2015
EAI Travel Grant for CollaborateCom 2014
External Reviewer for EDBT, SIGMOD, MUCS (part of PerCom), Middleware 2015