PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
External Reviewer – ICWSM 2016, IEEE BigData 2016, WWW 2017, IEEE BigData 2017, International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2016

Recognized Reviewer Applied Soft Computing (2014-present)


Invited Talks/Poster presentation
2017
[1] Invited Talk: Understanding clinical depressive symptoms in social media NLP seminar/Information science Institute-ISI)
[2] Poster presentation: Identifying Depressive Disorder in the Twitter Population Goonmeet Bajaj, Amir Hossein Yazdavar, T.K. Prasad, Amit Sheth, Wright Brothers Conference at Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA. October, 2017.

2016
[1] Poster presentation: Analyzing Clinical Depressive Symptoms in Twitter, Amir Hossein Yazdavar, Hussein S. Al-Olimat, Tanvi Banerjee, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Jyotishman Pathak, Amit Sheth, Conference on Mental Health Services Research: Harnessing Science to Strengthen the Public Health Impact (MHSR 2016)
[2] Poster presentation: Analyzing Depression via Social Media, Amir Hossein Yazdavar, Big Data Surveillance Analytics Conference at Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA. October, 2016.
Teaching and mentoring

Mentoring:
Ankita Saxena (Master student) for a project on studying depressive behavior in social media, Fall 2016
Mohammad Saeid Mahdavinejad (Remote Master student) for a project Analyzing user’s demographic information on Twitter, Fall 2016
Goonmeet Bajaj (Undergrad Senior) for a project on Measuring Gender-Based Violence Attitude on Twitter, Summer 2016
Grant Writing
Prestigious FRGS grant awarded from Malaysia government for Implicit Opinion Mining Model for Drug Effectiveness and Side Effect Recognition in Medical Reviews. (Vote no: R.J130000.7828.4F373, RM81000), Role- Significant Contribution, 2013