Clayton Sch of Info Technology

    Research areas

  • Machine Learning, Applied Data Science, Prediction Analysis, Stream Minig, Activity Recognition

Biography

Zahraa is a postdoctoral research fellow at the school of Information Technology at Monash University in applied machine learning. She received her PhD in March 2015 from Monash University, Australia. She is the recipient of Mollie Holman award for the best thesis in Information technology in 2015. Her thesis is also nominated for the CORE John Makepeace Bennett Awards for distinguished doctoral dissertations. Zahraa’s research is broadly in the areas of Data Science, Stream Mining, InformationRetrieval,  and Mobile and Pervasive Computing Systems where her focus is on developing intelligent applications that aim to service real-time information needs while having to function in highly dynamic and resource-constrained environments. Her technique for activity recognition has been ranked first in the Challenge Task in the 2011 EU OPPORTUNITY Activity Recognition Challenge.

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