Amina Shabbeer

Ph.D. student
Department of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110, 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180
I am a Ph.D. student at the Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). My advisor is Professor Kristin P. Bennett.

Research Interests: mathematical programming, machine learning, graph drawing, bioinformatics


PhD Computer Science, 2008 - Present
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,Troy, NY

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)-Computer Engineering, 2002 - 2006
Fr. C.R.I.T, University of Mumbai



  • Spring 2011
    • MATP-6620 Combinatorial Optimization and Integer Programming
  • Fall 2010
    • MATP-6600 Nonlinear Programming
    • CSCI-4972 Introduction to Visualization
  • Spring 2010
    • MATP-6610 Computational Optimization
  • Fall 2009
    • CSCI-6390 Database Mining
    • BIOL-4540 Bioinformatics
  • Spring 2009
    • CSCI-4020 Computer Algorithms
    • CSCI-6360 Programming Languages
  • Fall 2008
    • CSCI-6050 Computability and Complexity
    • CSCI-6140 Computer Operating Systems


  • I enjoy learning new things -The past couple of years I have tried learning how to play sitar and ballroom dancing. Tons of fun!
  • I love this poem. It very eloquently describes things that I aspire and strive for.