Researcher

Dr Fatemeh Vafaee

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Dr Vafaee is a Senior Lecturer in Computational Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at UNSW Sydney School of Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences, School of BABS (May 2017-Present). Dr Vafaee received her BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. She then completed her PhD in artificial intelligence and machine learning at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Computer Science (2011) followed by 2...view more

Dr Vafaee is a Senior Lecturer in Computational Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at UNSW Sydney School of Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences, School of BABS (May 2017-Present). Dr Vafaee received her BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. She then completed her PhD in artificial intelligence and machine learning at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Computer Science (2011) followed by 2 post-doctorate research fellowships in computational and Systems biology at the University of Toronto, University Health Network and Ontario Cancer Institute (2011-2012), and the University of Sydney, Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Mathematics and Statistics (2013-2017).

Dr Vafaee has broad experience in computational biomedicine and strong background in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep neural networks, pattern recognition, computational modelling, big data analytics and visualisation. The research focus of Dr Vafaee's Lab is on ‘AI-empowered Biomedicine’, i.e., applying and developing cutting-edge innovative artificial intelligence and machine learning methodologies to interpret and integrate Big -omics data for better understanding of health and disease and promoting personalised precision healthcare.

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Location

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Room 2106
Level 2 West
Bioscience South E26