Hillol Kargupta is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is also a co-founder of AGNIK LLC, a data analytics company for mobile, distributed, and embedded environments. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996. His research interests include mobile and distributed data mining.

Dr. Kargupta is an IEEE Fellow. His work received the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Enabling Technology of Year Award. He won the IBM Innovation Award in 2008 and a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2001 for his research on ubiquitous and distributed data mining. He and his team received the 2010 Frost and Sullivan Enabling Technology of the Year Award for the MineFleet vehicle performance data mining product. His other awards include the 2010 IEEE Top-10 Data Mining Case Studies Award for his work at Agnik, the best paper award for the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining for a paper on privacy-preserving data mining, the 2000 TRW Foundation Award, and the 1997 Los Alamos Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement. His dissertation earned him the 1996 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics annual best student paper prize.