Our people

Farhaan Mirza
Director

Farhaan is the Director of Data Science Research Group and senior lecturer in Department of IT and Software Engineering actively working in using data science for healthcare.

Muhammad Asif Naeem
Founder

Muhammad Asif Naeem is a founder of the Data Science Research Group. He is a Senior Lecturer in School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology.

Russel Pears
Co-director

Russel Pears is interested in all aspects of Data Mining and Machine Learning. His research speciality is in Data Stream Mining where he has contributed novel methods for change detection and recurrent pattern capture.

Dave Parry
Member

Dave Parry is an Associate Professor, Head of the department of computer science, academic leader for the master of health informatics programme and director of the AUT Radio frequency Identification (RFID) laboratory in the AUT School of ECMS.

Boris Bačić
Member

Boris' research interest is in application of Computational Intelligence (CI) and data analytics to advance sport science, rehabilitation, health and active life systems and technologies.

Parma Nand
Member

Parma Nand is a Senior Lecturer and researcher in the Department of Computer Science.  He has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence in the area of Natural Language Processing and has several years of commercial software development experience.

Sarah Marshall
Member

Sarah Marshall is a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.  She completed her PhD in Management Science on the application of deterministic and stochastic models to product recovery systems at the University of Edinburgh

Gerald Weber
Member

Gerald Weber is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Auckland. He joined The University of Auckland in 2003. Gerald holds a PhD from the FU Berlin.

Imran Sarwar Bajwa
Member

Imran Sarwar Bajwa is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. He has worked on various research projects in University of Birmingham, UK and University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Mahsa Mohaghegh
Member

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh is a computer engineer with a background in artificial intelligence and natural language processing. She obtained her PhD from Massey University with a thesis in Statistical Machine Translation.

Nuttanan Wichitaksorn
Member

Nate’s current specialization is Econometrics and Statistics with emphasis on Bayesian approach and applications in economics, finance, health science, and social science.

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Our research spectrum is in data and knowledge engineering. We invite you to study your PhD with us.

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Our research

Data science is an area of extensive research as new applications are emerging from Industry.

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