Welcome to New CIRES CI, Dr Rocky Chen
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rocky Tong Chen as a Chief Investigator with CIRES! Rocky is a lecturer in Business Analytics with the Data Science group at The University of Queensland. His research interests include data mining, machine learning, recommender systems, and predictive analytics. He joined CIRES as an Affiliate Investigator in 2021, and […]
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rocky Tong Chen as a Chief Investigator with CIRES!
Rocky is a lecturer in Business Analytics with the Data Science group at The University of Queensland. His research interests include data mining, machine learning, recommender systems, and predictive analytics.
He joined CIRES as an Affiliate Investigator in 2021, and was the Chair of the Centre’s inaugural Information Resilience PhD School in 2022. His Centre PhD supervisions span CIRES partners Health and Wellbeing Queensland, Allianz Partners (Australia) and the Queensland Police Service.
Rocky is looking forward to developing cutting-edge data science solutions to real-world, large-scale problems. He is also committed to the research training and capacity building that will add skillful hands to new-generation industry applications.
CIRES CI Hongzhi Yin 2023 Young Tall Poppy Science Award Finalist
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UQ AI Research Network Launches
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Welcome to Data Engineer Shaoyang Fan
We’d like to welcome Dr Shaoyang Fan to CIRES! Shaoyang joined CIRES as a Data Engineer in July 2023 at The University of Queensland. Shaoyang is a data scientist and specialises in microtask crowdsourcing, data quality, and bias. He works clo ...
Dr Sen Wang CI for new ARC Training Centre in Predictive Breeding in Agriculture
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