Zeehasham Rasheed

Adjunct Professor & a Data Scientist

About Me

Hello! I am Zeehasham Rasheed, an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University. I am currently teaching graduate as well as undergraduate courses in Computer Science (CS) Department and Applied Information Technology (AIT) Department. Apart from academia, I work as a Data Scientist at Verizon. My areas of interest include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science.

I have completed my PhD from Department of Computer Science, George Mason University in May 2013.

zrasheed [at] gmu . edu
4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA


AIT-580 - Analytics: Big Data to Information
AIT 624 - Knowledge Mining from Big-Data
AIT 524 - Database Management Systems
AIT 542 - Fundamentals of Computing Platforms
CS 530 - Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
CS 504 - Principles of Data Management and Mining
INFS 519 - Program Design and Data Structures


Ph.D in Computer Science - George Mason University, Fairfax VA USA
2010- 2013
Thesis: Data Mining Framework For Metagenomics
Advisor: Dr. Huzefa Rangwala
Master of Science in Computer Science - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2007- 2009
Thesis: Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Based Framework For Handling Imprecision And Uncertainty In Pattern Classification Of Bioinformatics Datasets
Advisor: Dr. Tarek Helmy
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer and Information System Engineering - NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi, Pakistan
2002- 2006
Design Project: Video Segmentation

Work Experience

Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, Virginia, USA
Sept 2013 - Present
Teaching graduate as well as undergraduate courses in Computer Science (CS) Department and Applied Information Technology (AIT) Department.
Data Science Manager at Verizon, Virginia, USA
June 2016 - Present
Managing Data Science initiatives and leading a team of Data Scientists at Verizon Center of Excellence (CoE).
Principal Data Scientist at MapQuest – AOL Inc., Virginia, USA
May 2014 - June, 2016
User Activity Prediction and Recommendation using MapQuest GPS trace, search and route data to customize user experience.
Data Scientist at Resonate, Virginia, USA
May, 2013 - May, 2014
Implementing Cookie Modeling algorithm for predicting online user attributes such as gender, age, political ideology etc. (as defined by the survey questions) by analyzing their network traffic history.

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