Md Abdul Kader

Research Concentration

  • Data Mining (Big Data)
  • Machine Learning


  • PhD Student (Passed Quals, CGPA 3.92) in Discovery Analytics Lab, Computer Science, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Master of Science (CGPA 4.00), Computer Science, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science (CGPA 3.61, Rank: 4/60), Computer Science and Engineering,    Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010

Work Experiences

  • Research Assistant
    • The University of Texas at El Paso
    • Discovery Analytics Lab
  Jan 2015 ‐ To Date
  • Intern Software Engineer
    • Horoppa Labs LLC, Silicon Valley, USA
    • Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services
Summer 2013
  • Trainer and Teaching Assistant
    • The University of Texas at El Paso
    • Trainer of Competitive Programming and TA for Data Structures, Automata, OOP
Sep 2012 ‐ Dec 2014
  • Software Engineer
    • Samsung R&D Institute Bangladesh Ltd. (SRBD)
    • Designed and implemented AI of a logic game (Mancala) for Samsung GSM Platform. My design and implementation helped SRBD to get that project by bidding other R&D centers.
         Dec 2010 ‐ July 2012


  • Graduate Research Award in 2014 and 2015
  • GEM Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship in 2012-2013
  • Second place in IBM TGMC Watson Edition Spring-2014 []

Programming Honors


  • Md Abdul Kader, Arnold P. Boedihardjo, Sheikh Motahar Naim, M. Shahriar Hossain, Contextual Embedding for Distributed Representations of Entities in a Text Corpus, KDD BigMine 2016. [PDF]
  • Md Abdul Kader, Sheikh Motahar Naim, Arnold P. Boedihardjo, M. Shahriar Hossain, Connecting the Dots using Contextual Information Hidden in Text and Images, SA, AAAI-2016. [PDF]
  • Sheikh Motahar Naim, Md Abdul Kader, Arnold P. Boedihardjo, M. Shahriar Hossain, Encoding Lineage in Scholarly Articles. Workshop on Scholarly Big Data, AAAI 2016. [PDF]

Programming Contests (as Contestant)

  • ACM ICPC Regional Contest:
    • ACM ICPC Dhaka Site - 2010 : 6th (DU-Impulse 101)
    • ACM ICPC Dhaka Site - 2009 : 4th (DU-Acolytes)
    • ACM ICPC Dhaka Site - 2008 : 16th (DU-Gladiator)
  • National Collegiate Programming Contest:
    • Daffodil IUPC -2010 (5th, DU-Impulse 101), BUBT CSE Fiesta -2010 (4th, DU-Impulse), NCPC SUST - 2010 (4th, DU-Impulse), IUT Fest-2009 (5th, DU-Gforce), NCPC ULAB -2008 (6th, DU-Gladiator)
  • Next Sapiens Robotic Contest : 4th

Academic Projects

  • Parallel and Concurrent Programming
    • Parallel LU-Decomposition for large matrix. [Github]
  • Voice User Interface
    • Controlling PPT & WinExplorer using voice commands (SAPI,C#)
  • Distributed System Project
    • Multiple clients chatting in Unix
  • Graphics Project
    • Shooting ball in 3D space (OpenGL)
  • Compiler Project
    • Intermediate code generation and implementation of backpatching (Lex,Yacc)
  • VLSI Project
    • Tic-Tac-Toe using ATMEGA32
  • Java Project
    • Graphical alien shooting
  • Assembly Project
    • Graphical snake game
  • C/C++ Project
    • Basic painting and drawing program