Digital Research Trainer
University of New South Wales
PhD, Biomedical Engineering (ongoing)
Philosophy and History of Science, Data science, Programming, Statistics, Data Visualization, Scientific Conversations, Knowledge Sharing, and research.
Ali is currently a second year PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at UNSW with over 9 years of research experience through his PhD studies, and as a research assistant in various labs from 2013 till present. He has been programming using Excel, R and bash (Linux) for over 5 years and has a strong background in the analysis of health and biological data resulting in the publication of several bioinformatics papers. During the past 5 years he has been able to develop required specialised skills and gain lots of experience in both programming and data analytics (statistical and Artificial Intelligence-based approaches) which gave him a strong capability in teaching students how to start programming and how to design an efficient analysis pipeline in the Excel, R and bash environments. He has over 4 years of teaching data analytics in both R (statistical analysis, scripting and visualization) and Bash (package development) programing languages. He also has several hours teaching bioinformatics experience at University of Sydney and UNSW as casual tutor.