Afsaneh Doryab is an Assistant Professor of Data Science by Courtesy and Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Virginia. She works on computational modeling of human behavior from data streams collected through mobile, wearable, and embedded sensors. Examples of her work in the health domain include detection of behavior change in people with depression, predicting mania-depression episodes in bipolar disorder, estimation of symptom severity in cancer patients, and modeling of surgical activities inside the operating room.
Doryab also works on intelligent applications for social good. Her recent work in context-aware peer-to-peer economic exchange is focused on connecting communities of people through mobile technology to enable successful and meaningful service transactions, especially in low-income communities. In her research, she draws on methods from machine learning, data mining, statistics, and human-computer interaction.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, IT University of Copenhagen
M.Sc. in Computer Science, University of Copenhagen
Data Science Domains
Areas of Practice
Machine Learning And Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Health and Smart Cities, Intelligent Human-Centered Computing
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