Programming Languages

AdvancedWorking Knowledge
  • R
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • AWS
  • Tensorflow
  • PySpark
  • HTML + CSS

Projects

Pet Adoption Time

Predicting pet adoption time using a decision tree ensemble model

  • Ensemble Classifiers: XGBoost, Gradient Boosting, AdaBoost, Random Forest
  • Skills: Python, Supervised Ensemble Learning, XGBoost, Decision Trees, χ2 Analysis, EDA

NLP & Sentiment Analysis

Predicting polarity of user reviews through text mining of IMDB reviews without NLTK’s SentimentAnalyzer library

  • Final model predicted text review sentiment with 90% accuracy
  • Skills: Python, NLP, Sentiment Analysis, Text Mining

Predicting House Prices in Ames, Iowa

An XGBoost ensemble model predicting house prices of the Boston real estate market

  • Final model predicted sales price for houses with an RMSE of 0.122
  • Skills: Python, Imputation, Regression, Feature Engineering, XGBoost, Ensemble Models

Titanic Survival Prediction

Predicting survival of passengers aboard the Titanic using binary classification machine learning

  • Final model predicted passenger survival with 80% accuracy
  • Skills: Python, EDA, Feature Engineering, Imputation, Classification, Neural Networks

Key Skills

Unsupervised Learning

K-means Clustering, Hierarchical Clustering, Gaussian Mixture Modeling, Expectation-Maximization Algorithms, Principal Component Analysis


Supervised Learning

Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Regularization, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, k-Nearest Neighbours, Support Vector Machines, Multilayer Perceptron


Data Visualization

ggplot2, Tableau, Plotly, Adobe Photoshop Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotnine


Data Visualization & EDA

Education

MSc in Biochemistry: Specialization in Bioinformatics

University of Ottawa

Thesis: Human Gene Expression Variability and Its Dependence on Methylation and Aging

  • Developed novel algorithm to define gene expression variability across human populations
  • Parsed microarray repositories and public databases for large-scale genomic expression profiles
  • Validated in silico findings using published scientific literature and in vivo biochemical reactions

BSc in Biochemistry: Minor in Management

University of Ottawa


Scholarships

UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research
  • Graduate Research Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Research Scholarship

  • Certifications

    Volunteering

    Let's Talk Science

    Community Outreach Volunteer

  • Conducted hands-on scientific workshops in school classrooms and community engagements
  • Taught children about invertebrate physiology at Carleton University’s Biology Butterfly Show
  • Queensway-Carleton Hospital

    Emergency Patient Support Volunteer

  • Acted as first contact and liaison between the nursing staff and patients in the Emergency ward
  • Organized patient charts and stocked frequently used items to lighten nursing staff workloads