Short Biography

I am a research scientist at Information Science 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 Graph-based Data Science and Machine Learning, Statistical Relational Learning, Multi-Relational and Heterogeneous Graph Mining, 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.



Shobeir Fakhraei, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Information Science Institute
University of Southern California