Shirin Mojarad

Lead Data Scientist
McGraw-Hill Education

Dr. Shirin Mojarad is a Lead Data Scientist at McGraw-Hill Education. She was formerly a senior analytics specialist in the Advanced Analytics team at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). She is an expert in navigating and deriving insight from large datasets and analyzing behavioral patterns using advanced statistical modeling and data mining techniques. Shirin’s expertise lies in drawing causal inferences in observational studies and applying machine learning to the field of causal inference.

Shirin received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and her M.Sc. in Communications and Signal Processing from Newcastle University U.K., where she specialized in predictive modeling and artificial neural networks. Shirin is the founder and leader of three Boston-based Meetup groups including Women in Big Data, So You Want To Be A Data Scientist, and Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining.



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