Dr. Fares Saleh Al-Qunaieer
Lead Data Scientist – Saudi Information Technology Company
Dr. Fares is the Lead Data Scientist at Saudi Information Technology Company. He received his B.S. degree in software engineering and M.S. degree in computer science from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUMP), Saudi Arabia, and his Ph.D. degree in systems design engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His research interests include machine learning, pattern analysis and recognition, and image processing.
Dr. Fares worked on several research projects, such as, license plate detection and recognition, biometric pattern analysis and biometric recognition (iris and face), tumor and breast cancer detection and classification, prostate segmentation in MRI images, epilepsy detection and prediction through EEG signals, Arabic sentiment analysis, and OT analytics. He has more than 13 years of experience in Machine Learning and Computer Vision. With a mixed background in Software Engineering and Machine Learning, he is able to understand and design the complete lifecycle of applied Artificial Intelligence solutions for real-life situations.