Mina Ghashami

University of Utah

EMC Scholarship Recipient

My name is Mina Ghashami. I am a 25 year old Iranian girl. I am currently a Ph.D. student in data mining at school of computing, at University of Utah. I received my B.E. in Software Engineering in 2010 and then continued my master degree in data mining, both in Computer Engineering Department of Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. My research interests include data mining, machine learning and algorithms for big data analysis. Currently, I am working on data streaming algorithms.

“My aspirations are to use crowd sensing and crowd sourcing to overcome problems like traffic congestion and better utilization of transportation for people.”