Vahid Ghadakchi
Computer Science Ph.D. Candidate
ghadakcv [AT] oregonstate [DOT] edu

I am a Computer Science Ph.D. student at Oregon State University. I am a member of the IDEA Lab working under the supervision of Dr. Arash Termehchy. The focus of my research is Data Retrieval and keyword query answering over (semi)-structured databases.



  • Database Interaction Game
    B. McCamish, A. Termehchy, B. Touri, V. Ghadakchi, L. Huang
    Internation Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), 2018, Houston.
  • There is No Dichotomy Between Effectiveness and Efficiency in Keyword Search Over Databases  [PDF]
    V. Ghadakchi, A. Termehchy
    IEEE International Conference on Data (ICDE), Lightening Talks, 2018, Paris.
  • 3D human action recognition using Gaussian processes dynamical models   [Link]
    H. Jamalifar,V. Ghadakchi, S. Kasaei
    International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), IEEE, 2012, Tehran.
  • Reference-free monocular 3D tacking of deformable surfaces  [Link]
    H. Jamalifar,V. Ghadakchi, S. Kasaei
    International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA), IEEE, 2012, Montreal.



Oregon State University

Ph.D. in Computer Science (2019)
Data Retrieval and Databases
Advisor: Arash Termehchy


Sharif University of Technology

M.Sc. in Computer Engineering (2012)
Artificial Intelligence
Advisor: Shohreh Kasaei


Sharif University of Technology

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (2010)
Software Engineering


  • Software Engineer Intern, Google, Mountain View, CA (Summer 2017)
  • Software Engineer Intern, Foursquare, New York City, NY (Summer 2016)
    • Implemented a machine learning method to rank the user reviews for each venue.
    • Implemented a rule based query expansion module for Foursquare venue name search engine.

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