Dr. Sujan Anreddy joined SSRC in January 2018 as a computer specialist, and after completion of his Ph.D., he was named an assistant research professor. He worked on a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as Co-PI alongside computer science graduate and undergraduate students in building a comprehensive database that collects, stores, and analyzes content related to fear, anxiety, sadness, and anger associated with COVID-19 from social media and web-based forums. He is involved in developing data visualization products for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded project, “Child Health and Development Project”. He is currently managing the TRAPS portal(Tobacco Reporting and Progressive System) that helps Tobacco Control program evaluators and grantees manage their activities.
Additionally, given his expertise in data visualization, he provides the SSRC with the capacity to develop data dashboards and interactive visualizations. He holds a doctorate degree in Computer Science from Mississippi State University with a specialization in data visualization. His expertise and research interests include applying and evaluating machine learning algorithms used for linking administrative records and building visual patterns using interactive visualization techniques to help analysts explore, identify, and comprehend big data features at multiple levels.