Jayavel Shanmugasundaram

Assistant Professor (on leave)
Department of Computer Sciences
Cornell University
4105A Upson Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853


Update (May 2006): I am currently at Yahoo! Research Labs

Research Interests

[Short Bio] [Cornell Database Group]

My research interests include Internet data management, information retrieval and query processing in emerging system architectures. My current projects include:

  • Quark: Unifying Database Systems and Information Retrieval Systems
  • Pepper: Peer-to-Peer Data Management
  • Hilda: A High-Level Language for Data-Driven Web Applications

Previously, I worked on Bridging Relational Technology and XML in the context of the XPERANTO and Niagara projects.

Selected Publications

[Full list of publications] [DBLP publication list]

Recent Talks

[Full list of talks]

Recent Professional Activities

[Full List of Professional Activities]



  • Teaching

       Spring 2006: CS530: Architecture of Large-Scale Information Systems.

Ø       Full List of Courses

Ø       Supporting Workflow in a Course Management System (with many others), SIGCSE 2005.

Graduate students