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Dr Ashfaqur Rahman

Group Leader (Statistical Machine Learning)


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Dr. Rahman is the leader of ‘Statistical Machine Learning’ group in Data61/CSIRO. He leads a group of researchers who are enthusiastic about solving foundational machine learning problems as well as apply them to solve real world problems. Dr. Rahman led multiple projects that provided data driven solutions across numerous industries across Australia.

Dr. Rahman received his Ph.D. degree from Monash University, Australia in 2008. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He supervises a number of PhD students in collaboration with multiple Australian universities. He served as reviewer of prestigious journals and conferences. He is the associate editor of Elsevier journal 'Information Processing in Agriculture'. Dr. Rahman is involved in organization of key workshops and conferences. Dr. Rahman a senior member of IEEE.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2008

    Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Australia

  • 2001

    Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering, BUET, Bangladesh

Professional Experiences

  • July 2018-Present

    Principal Research Scientist
    Data61, CSIRO

  • July 2014-June 2018

    Senior Research Scientist

  • Jan 2012-June 2014

    Research Scientist

  • Aug 2009-Nov 2011

    Research Fellow
    CINS, Central Queensland University

  • Jan 2007-Aug 2009

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Computer Science, American International University Bangladesh

  • June 2003-Dec 2006

    PhD Student
    Monash University, Vic, Australia

  • Aug 2001-May 2003

    Dept. of CSE, BUET, Bangladesh

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2012-date

    Senior Member, IEEE

  • 2018-2018

    Proceedings Chair International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) 2018

  • 2013-2013

    Program Committee Chair International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) 2013

  • 2015-2015

    Program Committee Chair 10th International Conference on Green, Pervasive and Cloud Computing

  • 2014-2018

    Program Committee Chair International Workshop on Machine Learning for Sensory Data Analysis

  • 2014-date

    Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University

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