Shobeir Fakhraei, Ph.D.
I am a machine learning scientist at Amazon.
Prior to Amazon, I have worked at various research institutes including Information Sciences Institute at University of Southern California (USC),
Microsoft Research Redmond (MSR),
Yahoo! Labs Sunnyvale,
University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), and
Henry Ford Health System,
and startup companies such as Turi (ex. Graphlab)
and The Meet Group (ex. Tagged).
I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park (UMD)
advised by Lise Getoor, Ph.D.
My research interests include Machine Learning and Data Science especially in areas related to applications of Deep Learning and Probabilistic Graphical Models in Multi-Relational and Heterogeneous Graph Mining, Information Extraction and Integration, Recommender Systems, Spam and Fraud Detection, Statistical Relational Learning, and Biomedical and Health Informatics.
I have also received M.Sc. degrees in Bioinformatics and Software Engineering.
I have published papers, been the program committee, and organized workshops at conferences such as KDD, ICML, NIPS, WWW, SDM, ICDM, and WSDM.