Lydia Manikonda

Arizona State University

I am a fourth year PhD student at the Yochan lab, Arizona State University (ASU), working under the supervision of Prof. Subbarao Kambhampati. My broad research areas include Crowdsourced planning, Social Computing and Machine Learning. Before coming to ASU, I pursued M.S by thesis and B.Tech (Honours) in Computer Science from IIIT-Hyderabad under the supervision of Prof. Vikram Pudi.

Recent News:

  • A patent (IBM Docket No. YOR920161597US1) from my IBM Watson internship work on "Autonomous learning of actionable models from unstructured data" was filed in January 2017.
  • Our work on "Herding the Crowd: Using Automated Planning for Better Crowdsourced Planning" got accepted for publication in Human Computation Journal.
  • Work on "Modeling and Understanding Visual Attributes of Mental Health Disclosures in Social Media" is accepted to CHI 2017.[pdf]
  • Paper titled "Tweeting the Mind and Instagramming the Heart: Exploring the differentiated content sharing on social media" is accepted to ICWSM 2016.
  • I am teaching CSE 494/598 Information Retrieval, Mining and Integration in Spring-2016.
  • Getting ready for the biggest event organized by our Women in Computer Science club at ASU -- Programming Competition. Please contact me if you would like to provide sponsorships.
  • Our work on Instagram analysis is featured on Wired magazine.


Mailing Address:
Arizona State University
699 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe AZ 85281