We are looking for motivated students, who have strong interest in the area of data science and machine learning for human-centered applications, including recommender systems and learning analytics. Admitted students will work with Prof. Shaghayegh (Sherry) Sahebi on developing innovative methods in: Data Mining and Data Analytics, Machine Learning for User-Adaptive Systems, Educational Data Mining, Recommender Systems, and other related topics.


University at Albany


The selected candidates should demonstrate strong interests and relevant training/skills including:

* Completed B.S./M.S. degree(s) in one of the related disciplines: Computer Science/Engineering, Information Sciences, Mathematics, Applied Statistics.

* Experience with computational environments (R, Matlab); programming skills in scripting languages (Python, Perl, Javascript, etc.) and/or in major languages (Java, C, C++); previous coursework and/or practical experience in machine learning

Language requirements:

* Excellent writing and speaking English skills

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

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