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Data Scientist

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New York, New York, United States
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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SAMEH AWAIDA, PH.D., PMP, EMCDSA

Brooklyn, New York 11206

Linkedin.com/in/awaida • 570-***-**** • acwwea@r.postjobfree.com QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Successful Data Scientist and Assistant Professor experienced in Computer and Electrical Engineering with more than 20 journal publications, conference papers, and patent applications in the fields of pattern recognition, data science, and machine learning. Expert level skills and accomplishments applicable to both the academic field and computer engineering industry. Ø PMI Certified Project Management

Ø EMC Certified Data Scientist

Ø MapR Certified Cluster Administrator

Ø Established and Published Researcher

Ø Natural Language Processing

Ø Machine Learning

Ø Statistical Methods & Analysis

Ø Large Scale Data Set Analysis & Modeling

Ø Patent Application Development & Grant Proposals PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

QASSIM UNIVERSITY, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Professor, 2011 – Present

Teach courses in Computer Organization/Assembly Language, Computer Architecture, Microprocessor Systems, Intelligent Systems and Robotics, iOS Programming, and Signals and Systems. Advise Senior Projects. Serve as chair of Study Plan and ABET Accreditation Committees.

• Incorporate real world research and industry data into classroom instruction allowing students to exceed academic standards and prepare for careers in computer Engineering.

• Designed and implemented Quality Assurance systems for the CEN department. Developed QA standards and test plans for audits.

• Obtained ABET accreditation in record time. Designed new curriculum to educate engineering students in modern computer systems and attain programmatic or technical leadership roles in an organization.

• Redesigned the CEN department study plan to exceed academic standards and provide students with relevant coursework.

• Published five journal papers and three IEEE conference papers while working on several future journal papers and patent applications in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. SAMEH AWAIDA

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KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS, Saudi Arabia Lecturer, 2007 – 2011

Taught courses in Computer Science. Served on various department committees.

• Developed department standards for approving courses under Open Course Initiative.

• Led website redesign project for more than 40 CEN faculty and staff members.

• Published four journal papers, two U.S. patents, and five conference papers related to the field of pattern recognition and machine learning.

• Wrote grant applications and awarded funding for four research projects in the fields of Pattern Recognition and Document Analysis.

PRINCESS SUMAYA UNIVERSITY FOR TECHNOLOGY, Jordan

Lecturer, 2005 - 2007

Taught undergraduate level courses in Computer Organization, Assembly language, Logic and Computer Lab, Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, and Microprocessors Lab.

• Founded and served as advisor for Robotics Club.

• Redesigned and authored new user manual for the microprocessor lab. INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

PMP: Project Management Professional Certification – USA Certificate EMCDSA: Proven Professional Data Science Associate - USA Certificate MCCA: MapR Certified Cluster Administrator 5.1 - USA Certificate EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services

Data Mining with Weka

Computational Molecular Evolution

Data Science Specialization

Programming in Python Specialization

Matlab, R, C/C++/C#, Microsoft Excel, Latex

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, 2011

KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS – Saudi Arabia Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, 2005

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD– Hartford, CT, USA

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering Concentration), 2003 UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD– Hartford, CT, USA



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