Dr. Yanchang Zhao is a Principal Research Scientist and Team Leader with Data61, CSIRO. Prior to that, he was a Data Analytics Lead with IBM Australia in 2017, a Senior Data Scientist with Australian Government from 2009 to 2016 and an Australian Postdoctoral Fellow - Industry (APDI) with the University of Technology, Sydney from 2007 to 2009.
Dr. Zhao is a Founder of RDataMining.com and an RDataMining Group (LinkedIn), and an organizer of the Canberra Data Scientists Group (Meetup). He is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Canberra, a Secretary of the ACM SIGKDD ANZ Chapter, a Chair of the Computer Society of the IEEE ACT Section, a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM and SIGKDD.
He started my research on data mining since 2001 and has been applying data mining in in Australia public sector since 2006. His current research interest is using R for data mining applications.
He has authored/coauthored 70+ publications on data mining research and applications, including three books.
He has been a Steering Committee Member and a Program Chair of the Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2012-2016, 2018-2020) and a program committee member for 100+ international conferences.
URL: http://yanchang.RDataMining.com Contact: yanchang(at)rdatamining.com