About Me – Prof Dr. Siti Mariyam Shamsuddin

I received my Bachelor and Master degree in Mathematics from Fairleight Dickinson University(FDU) Teaneck New Jersey USA, and PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), MALAYSIA. I used to be a Head of R & D Cluster of Engineering and ICT, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2007 until 2009; Head Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia from 2001 until 2006, and Head, Soft Computing Research Group, UTM, from 2000 until April 2014. Currently, I’m holding a post as Director, UTM Big Data Centre, Skudai Johor Bahru (http://bigdata.utm.my) which focuses on Data Science and Big Data Analytics ranging from R & D products and services. These include Professional Certificates in Data Science; Professional Certificates in Big Data Analytics; GPU-based Computing Courses; GPU-based Machine Learning; Big Data QR Codes; GPU Big Data Analytics, Nth Biometrics Systems for GPU-Platform and Cost-Effective Big Data Platform. My experiences dealing with data analytics started during my bachelor and master degree in Mathematics in USA where I worked part-time as Library Cataloging Analytics at FDU Library (July 1988 – May 1989),  Computer Analyst and Insurance Analyst, NJ USA (1989 – 1990). My experiences in solving industries problems ranging from fundamental issues to practical applications and these include Intelligent Solution for Web Caching in e-Business Transaction; Machine Learning approaches for Air Condition Product Design; Data Analytics for Polymer Degradation; Retail Sport Analytics; Desk Help Service Analytics, Malware Analytics, and others. I have published many journals and conference papers. My research interests include Big Data Computing, Machine Learning, Soft Computing, Pattern Recognition, Biometrics systems and Intelligent Graphics. I’m the editor of Scopus-index Journal – International Journal of Advances in Soft Computing & Its Applications (http://www.home.ijasca.com ). I have been reviewers for many international reputable journals related to my fields and expertises. I can be reached at mariyam@utm.my or sitimariyams@gmail.com.