Dr. Alawini will give a teaching presentation and also lead a discussion on teaching at scale. All faculty and students are invited.
Bio: Abdu Alawini received the B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Tripoli in 2002, and the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Portland State University in 2011 and 2016.
Dr. Alawini is a post-doctoral fellow with the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests are broadly in the field of data science, with a focus on data management.
He is particularly interested in applying machine learning methods to various problems of modern data management systems: provenance of data science platforms, scientific workflow provenance, data citation and managing file-based datasets.