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Alireza Manashty

Director, Data Science Laboratory

About me


Current: Senior Consultant, Industry Former Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Data Science & Machine Learning) at University of Regina (Tenure-track) (2019-2022) Former Director of Data Science Lab at University of Regina (2019-2022) 9+ years of practical problem solving using machine learning. Helping government and tech companies (e.g., Dell EMC) by providing predictive data science consultant. Awarded Microsoft MVP in Azure. Full-stack data scientist: Provided complete solutions for problems, from business discovery, solution design, data acquisition (Sql/NoSql), modeling (R, Python, Java/C#, web), visualization, and deployment (local/cloud services) Instructor & professional trainer: 7 years of teaching main CS undergraduate courses. Data science trainer.

Work Experience


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of Regina
July 2019 - June 2022

Assistant Professor (Data Science & Machine Learning) at the Department of Computer Science, University of Regina Director of Data Science Laboratory. Winter 2020:

  • CS 890 ES: Data Science Fundamentals (Graduate Course)
  • CS 110: Programming and Problem Solving

Senior Data Services Specialist

Irving Oil
AUGUST 2018 - JULY 2019

Designing data integration solutions and architecture Developing data science strategy for the corporate Migrating data analytics platforms to cloud



Degree NameDoctor of Philosophy (PhD) Field Of StudyComputer Science Grade4.1

University of New Brunswick
2014 - 2019

Activities and Societies: IEEE Student Branch Representative, Saint John Campus Science Rendezvous (Let’s Talk Science) Speaker for Computer Science Fundy regional science fair representative of Computer Science Department

Master of Science (MS) Field Of StudyArtificial Intelligence

Shahrood University of Technology
2010 – 2012

Activities and Societies: ACM Programming Competition Judge Ranked 1st among classmates


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Research interests

Machine Learning, Data Science, Temporal Data Representation and Forecasting, Predictive Analytics, Deep Learning, Federated Learning, Articial Intelligence, Healthcare Monitoring, Event Detection and Prediction, Cloud Computing, IoT, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Smart Environments, Robotics, HCI