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Ladan Golshanara
Ladan Golshanara (Ph.D. Student)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Office:Database Lab: 338Y Davis Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-2500
Email: ladangol [at] buffalo [dot] edu

I am a third year Ph.D. student (and research assistant) in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at SUNY at Buffalo(UB). My general research area is database systems. Currently, I am working in Data Exchange and Temporal Databases under supervision of Dr.Jan Chomicki.
For my master thesis I worked on Join Query Optimization under supervison of S.M.T Rohani Rankoohi.

Curriculum Vitae

For more information about me check out my LinkedIn profile here.


  1. Temporal Data Exchange. Proceedings of the 2016 on SIGMOD'16 PhD Symposium. June 2016, San Fransisco, USA, pp. 17-21.

  2. Golshanara L., Rouhani Rankoohi S.M.T., Shah-Hosseini H., A Multi-colony Ant Algorithm for Optimizing Join Queries in Distributed Database Systems Knowledge and Information Systems, 399(1) pp. 175-206, 2014.
    [The final publication is available at link.springer.com]

  3. Golshanara L., Shamsfard M., 'An Experiment in Mapping COMON to SUMO', in Proc. of the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference ( ESWC), Poster-Session, 2011.