Shobeir Fakhraei, Ph.D.
I am a research scientist at Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California. I recieved my Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park (UMD) advised by Lise Getoor.
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 Detection, Statistical Relational Learning, and Biomedical and Health Informatics.
I received M.Sc. degrees in Bioinformatics and Software Engineering.
Prior to ISI, I have worked with various research institutes including Microsoft Research Redmond, Yahoo! Labs Sunnyvale, University of California Santa Cruz, and Henry Ford Hospital, and startups such as Turi (ex. Graphlab) and The Meet Group (ex. Tagged).
I have published papers, been the program committee, and organized workshops at conferences such as KDD, ICML, NIPS, WWW, SDM, ICDM, and WSDM.