Dr. Hoda Daou
Assistant Professor, American University of Beirut
Hoda is an Assistant Professor in Data Science and Business Analytics at the Olayan School of Business, AUB. She is a Woman in Data Science (WiDS) Ambassador and her current research focuses on social media analytics and ethics in Artificial Intelligence. She holds a PhD in Computer and Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Canada. During her doctoral studies, her research work focused on the area of healthcare, where she worked on analyzing biomedical signals and developing compression techniques targeting EEG signals of patients suffering from epileptic seizures. After completing her PhD, Hoda worked for 4 years as a data scientist in a corporate R&D setting in Montreal, Canada, where she was part of a very diverse team of data scientists. The work she has done in both academic and corporate paths focused on multiple disciplines such as information theory, data mining, signal processing and big data.