Zahraa S. Abdallah
Zahraa is a lecturer in Data Analytics at Birmingham City University. She received her PhD in March 2015 from Monash University, Australia. Her thesis received the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal, for best doctoral thesis completed in the faculty of information technology in 2015. Her research is broadly in the areas of Data Stream Mining, Adaptive Learning and Time Series Analysis, where her focus is on developing intelligent techniques that aim to service real-time information needs while having to function in highly dynamic and resource-constrained environments.
She worked on different industrial and research projects in machine learning and applied data science. Her research/industry engagement has attracted various governmental and industrial grants targeting deep analytics of data in different sectors including spectroscopy, constructions and safety, energy and smart meters, and supply chain.
Besides research, she is a lecturer in both the Masters of Big Data Analytics course and the Bachelor of Computer and Data Science course. She has contributed to the development of the online Graduate Diploma in Data Science (GDDS) and the on-campus Master of Data Science (MDS) at Monash University.