I am a graduate student under the supervision of Prof. Semih Salihoglu.
I am a member of the Data Systems Group, working mainly on Graphflow.

Research Interests

I am interested in all aspects of graph databases.
Recently, I have been focusing on query optimization.


  • Graphflow: An Active Graph Database
    Chathura Kankanamge, Siddhartha Sahu, Amine Mhedhbi, Jeremy Chen, and Semih Salihoglu
    Proc. ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD) (Demonstration Track), May 2017

Teaching Assistanships

Professional & Research Experiences

  • Technology Analyst Intern, Corporate & Investment Banking
    Société Générale (May 2016 - Aug. 2016)

  • Software Engineering Intern, Research & Development
    Ericsson (Sep. 2015 - Mar. 2016)

  • Research Assistant, Optical Networks-on-chip (ONoC)
    Advisor: Prof. Jelena Trajkovic
    Concordia University (May. 2015 - Aug. 2015)

  • Wireless Design Intern, Android Team
    InterDigital Communications (Jan. 2015 - Mar. 2015)

  • Research Intern, Signal Processing
    Advisors: Prof. William E. Lynch & Prof. Glenn Cowan
    Thales Group & Concordia University (Nov. 2013 - Nov. 2014)

  • Software Engineering Intern, Android Team
    Immersion Corporation (Sep. 2013 - Dec. 2013, May. 2014 - Aug. 2014)

Awards and Scholarships

  • David R. Cheriton Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2017-2018
  • SIGMOD 2017 Travel Award, SIGMOD, 2017
  • Graduate Entrance Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2016
  • Dean's List, Engineering & Computer Science, Concordia University
  • Senior Engineering Design Project Award, Concordia University, 2015-2016
  • Junior Engineering Design Project Award, Concordia University, 2014-2015