Dr. Yanchang Zhao is a Senior Data Scientist with IBM Australia and an Adjunct Professor with the University of Canberra. Previously, he was a Senior Data Scientist with the Australian Government from 2009 to 2016 and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) from 2007 to 2009. He received his PhD degree in Computing Science at UTS in 2007.
He is a Founder of RDataMining.com, the RDataMining LinkedIn group and the Canberra Data Scientists Meetup Group. He is an IEEE Senior Member and a Steering Committee Member of the AusDM Conference, and has been a Program Committee member for 80+ academic conferences. He has 10 years’ hands-on experiences in government data analytics and has authored/co-authored about 60 publications (incl. 4 books) on data mining research and applications.