Prof. Amin Beheshti
Director, Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence & Head, Data Science Lab & Founder, Big Data Society
Prof. Dr. Amin Beheshti is a Full Professor of Data Science, the Director of the Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence, the head of the Data Science Lab, and the founder of the Big Data Society at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at UNSW Sydney, Australia. Amin completed his PhD and Postdoc in Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney, and holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, both with First Class Honours. Alongside his teaching activities, Amin has made significant contributions to research projects, serving as the R&D Team Lead and Key Researcher in the ‘Case Walls & Data Curation Foundry’ and ‘Big Data for Intelligence’ projects. These projects were awarded the National Security Impact Award in both 2016 and 2017. As a distinguished researcher in Big-Data/Data/Process Analytics, Amin has been invited to serve as a Keynote Speaker, General-Chair, PC-Chair, Organisation-Chair, and program committee member of top international conferences. He is also a leading author of several authored books in data, social, and process analytics, co-authored with other high-profile researchers. Amin has secured over $23.9 million in research grants for AI-Enabled, Data-Centric, and Intelligence-Led projects.