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Khushbu Agarwal

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-30
Richland, WA 99352

Research Interests

  • Data Mining, High performance Computing, GPUs

Education and Credentials

  • M.S. Dept of Computer Science and Engineering. The Ohio state University. Columbus OH - Dec 2007
  • B.E. Dept of Computer Science and Engineering. Birla Institute of Technology. Mesra - Jun 2005

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • IEEE Women in Engineering

Awards and Recognitions

  • University Fellow, The Ohio State University 2005-2006

PNNL Publications


  • Zhang B, S Choudhury, M Al-Hasan, X Ning, K Agarwal, S Purohit, and P Pesantez. 2016. "Trust from the past: Bayesian Personalized Ranking based Link Prediction in Knowledge Graphs." In Third Workshop on Mining Networks and Graphs: A Big Data Analytic Challenge (MNG 2016), May 7, 2016, Miami, Florida.  Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia, PA. 


  • Choudhury S, L Holder, G Chin, Jr, K Agarwal, and JT Feo. 2015. "A Selectivity based approach to Continuous Pattern Detection in Streaming Graphs." In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), March 23-27, 2015, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 157-168., Konstanz, Germany.  doi:10.5441/002/edbt.2015.15
  • Scheibe TD, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, X Yang, BJ Palmer, AM Tartakovsky, TO Elsethagen, and GD Redden. 2015. "Hybrid multiscale simulation of a mixing-controlled reaction." Advances in Water Resources 83:228-239.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.06.006
  • Vishnu A, and K Agarwal. 2015. "Large Scale Frequent Pattern Mining using MPI One-Sided Model." In IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER 2015), September 8-11, 2015, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 138-147.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/CLUSTER.2015.30


  • Ciraci S, JA Daily, K Agarwal, JC Fuller, LD Marinovici, and AR Fisher. 2014. "Synchronization Algorithms for Co-Simulation of Power Grid and Communication Networks." In IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Modeling Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2014), September 9-11, 2014, Paris, France, pp. 355-364.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/MASCOTS.2014.51
  • Ciraci S, JA Daily, JC Fuller, AR Fisher, LD Marinovici, and K Agarwal. 2014. "FNCS: A Framework for Power System and Communication Networks Co-Simulation." In DEVS 2014: Proceedings of the Symposium on Theory of Modeling & Simulation, April 13-16, 2014, Tampa, Florida, p. Article No. 36.  Society for Computer Simulation International, San Diego, CA. 
  • Scheibe TD, X Yang, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, BJ Palmer, and AM Tartakovsky. 2014. "A Many-Task Parallel Approach for Multiscale Simulations of Subsurface Flow and Reactive Transport." In 7th Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Clouds, Grids, and Supercomputers (MTAGS 2014), November 16, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.  ACM , New York, NY. 


  • Agarwal K, P Sharma, J Ma, C Lo, I Gorton, and Y Liu. 2013. "REVEAL: An Extensible Reduced Order Model Builder for Simulation and Modeling ." Computing in Science & Engineering 16(2):44-53.  doi:10.1109/MCSE.2013.46
  • Chavarrķa-Miranda D, K Agarwal, and TP Straatsma. 2013. "Scalable PGAS Metadata Management on Extreme Scale Systems." In 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid'13), May 13-16, 2013, Delft, Netherlands, ed. P Balaji, D Epema and T Fahringer, pp. 103-111.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/CCGrid.2013.83
  • Pan W, J Bao, C Lo, C Lai, K Agarwal, BJ Koeppel, and MA Khaleel. 2013. "A general approach to develop reduced order models for simulation of solid oxide fuel cell stacks." Journal of Power Sources 232:139-151.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.01.057


  • Agarwal K, JM Chase, KL Schuchardt, TD Scheibe, BJ Palmer, and TO Elsethagen. 2011. "Design and Implementation of “Many Parallel Task” Hybrid Subsurface Model." In MTAGS '11: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Workshop on Many Task Computing on Grids and Supercomputers, November 12-18, 2011, Seattle, Washington, pp. 25-32.  Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2132876.2132884
  • Yin J, K Agarwal, MK Krishnan, D Chavarrķa-Miranda, I Gorton, and TG Epperly. 2011. "Implementing High Performance Remote Method Invocation in CCA." In IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER 2011), September 26-30, 2011, Austin, Texas, pp. 547-551.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/CLUSTER.2011.78


  • Krishnamoorthy S, and K Agarwal. 2010. "Scalable Communication Trace Compression." In The 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, pp. 408-417.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/CCGRID.2010.111
  • Schuchardt KL, K Agarwal, JM Chase, ML Rockhold, VL Freedman, TO Elsethagen, TD Scheibe, G Chin, Jr, and C Sivaramakrishnan. 2010. "Task parallel sensitivity analysis and parameter estimation of groundwater simulations through the SALSSA framework." In Proceedings of the 2010 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Conference, July 11-15, 2010, Cattanooga, Tennessee, pp. 233-237.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. 
  • Shah AR, K Agarwal, ES Baker, M Singhal, AM Mayampurath, YM Ibrahim, LJ Kangas, ME Monroe, R Zhao, ME Belov, GA Anderson, and RD Smith. 2010. "Machine learning based prediction for peptide drift times in ion mobility spectrometry ." Bioinformatics 26(13):1601-1607.  doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btq245

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