Behrooz Omidvar-Tehrani

Interactive analysis of spatiotemporal and social data

Behrooz is a Research Scientist at Naver Labs Europe, France. Previously, he held positions at Grenoble Alpes University (France) and The Ohio State University (USA). His research is in the area of data management, focusing on interactive analysis of spatiotemporal and social data.


  • PhD at University of Grenoble Alpes, France
    Topic: Optimization-based User Group Management
    Fund: French Ministry of Education (MESR)
    Supervised by Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS/LIG) and Alexandre Termier (IRISA/INRIA)
    October 2012 – November 2015
  • Master's Degree at University of Grenoble Alpes, France
    Speciality: Artificial Intelligence and the Web
    September 2010 – August 2012
  • Bachelor at Azad University of Mashhad, Iran
    Information Technology Engineering
    September 2006 – July 2010

Publications and Patents

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Conferences and Workshops



Book Chapters

Technical Reports


Other Activities

Jump to : Talks, Teaching, Reviews, Mentorship, Honors and Awards

  • Talks

    Visual Formation and Comparison of Patient Cohorts
    HPE Innovation Day, Transfo Festival (January 25, 2019)

    Representation and Exploration of Patient Cohorts [video]
    1. Global Challenges Science Week (Environment, Aging and Future Medicine: Common Challenges for Society) in University of Grenoble Alpes (June 3, 2019)
    2. Technische Universität (TU) Dortmund, Germany (February 21, 2019)
    3. MaDICS Workshop on Big Data and Data Science in Strasbourg (November 20,2018)
    4. Center for Engineering and Health in Mines Engineering School of Saint-Etienne (November 12, 2018)
    5. Artificial Intelligence Committee of Lyon Hospital (October 22, 2018)
    6. The 5th International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (October 2, 2018)
    7 Workshop on Machine Learning and Statistics for Medical Data (September 21, 2018)
    8. AI Health Workshop in FADEX Doctoral Exchange Program (June 27, 2018)

    Interactivity on Groups: Applications to Spatiotemporal Datasets, September 2018
    Naver Labs Europe (NLE), Meylan, France

    Bridging the Gap between User Data Exploration and Information Visualization
    1. Azad University of Mashhad, Iran (December 2017)
    2. Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil (October 2017)

    Interactive Analysis of Spatiotemporal Data [video]
    1. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (December 2017)
    2. Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (October 2017)
    3. Research Commons @ The Ohio State University (May 2017)
    4. Meeting with FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Officials (April 2016)

    Tools for Collaborative Research, November 2016 [video]
    International Postdoctoral Association at The Ohio State University
  • Teaching

    Distributed Databases (Architecture, Transaction Processing and NoSQL)
    In ENSIMAG Engineering School (Inf. Sys. Engineering), 15 hours, October-November 2017
    In Master of Big Data, 9 hours, November-December 2017

    CSE 5249: Interactive Data Systems
    In The Ohio State University, In collaboration with Arnab Nandi
    February 2016

    Introduction to Databases
    In IUT2 (Pierre Mendès University, France), 54 hours, November 2014 – January 2015
    In The Ohio State University, September - December 2016

    Social Web (Top-k Algorithms, NRA) (9 hours)
    In Master MOSIG (Artificial Intelligence and the Web) and Master of Big Data, In collaboration with Sihem Amer-Yahia
    November 2014 and 2015

    Operating Systems and Networks (21 hours)
    In IUT2 (Pierre Mendès University, France)
    September – November 2014
  • Reviews
    Journals: Elsevier Information Systems (2017-2019), TKDE (2015-2016), DAMI (2016)
    Conferences: VIS 2019, CIKM 2016, ICDE 2017, SDM 2013-2014, ICDM 2013, VLDB 2016-2017, BDA 2017 (Demo Track), AAAI 2018
    Forums: Undergraduate Research Student Forum at The Ohio State University (Fall 2016)
  • Mentorship

    UserPipes: Data Pipelines for User Group Analytics (Discovery, Exploration, and Visualization)
    Sabina Horincar, Mariia Selezniova, Ravi Shankar (2nd Year Master Project) and Charles J. Marshall (1st Year Master Project) in University of Grenoble Alpes
    Co-supervised with Sihem Amer-Yahia and Eric Simon (SAP Paris)
    February - June 2019

    Interactive Visualization of Patient Cohorts [mockup]
    Loïc de Jouette, Fabrice la Mouche, Ulric Musset (Big Data Master's program in Grenoble Management School)
    Co-supervised with Sébastien Bailly, Nathanaël Lemonnier, Jean-Louis Pépin, Sihem Amer-Yahia and Bertrand Chevrier
    October 2017 - February 2018

    Interactive Visualization of Evolutions in User Data
    Mohamed Bradei (2nd year of ENSTA ParisTech engineering school)
    Co-supervised with Sihem Amer-Yahia
    May 2017 - August 2017

    Interactive Analytics 
for SpatioTemporal Data [cutsheet] [details]
    Dalton Flanagan (BS 2017, currently software engineer at Facebook) and Nicholas Meyer (BS 2018)
    Co-supervised with Arnab Nandi and Seth Young
    (N. Meyer got the first prize in the 2017 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum)
    February 2016 - May 2017

    Data Exploration by Vision
    Mohit Deshpande (BS 2017)
    Co-supervised with Arnab Nandi
    (M. Deshpande got the third place in 2017 OSU Thesis Competition)
    June 2016 - May 2018

    Group Visualization for Exploratory Data Analysis
    Miratul Mufida (1st Year Master Project in University of Grenoble Alpes)
    Co-supevised with Sihem Amer-Yahia and Alexandre Termier
    February - June 2014
  • Honors and Awards

    CAPES-COFECUB Grant 2018-2019
    In collaboration with Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS), Joao Comba (UFRGS) and Viviane Moreira (UFRGS)

    Grant Award from Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
    In collaboration with Placido Antonio de Souza Neto (IFRN)

    Best Presentation and Poster Award
    LIG PhD Day, 27 March 2014

    First Challenge Prize
    EDBT 2013 Summer School