Session on Problem Solving Research with Dr. Zeeshan Usmani

Session on Problem Solving Research with Dr. Zeeshan Usmani

IBA campus was honored with the presence of Pakistani data scientist, writer, entrepreneur and scholar Dr. Zeeshan Usmani who visited IBA and interacted with the CIE students on 24th September 2016 .Born in Sukkur, Dr. Usmani is a graduate of computer science, he later on moved to Florida for PhD as a Fulbright scholar. Apart from working with different institutes, Usmani is also the founder of Predictify Me, a predictive analytics company which uses advanced algorithms and data sets to predict outcomes of social and commercial problems. He emphasized on his research during his talk. His PhD thesis was based on “Modeling and Simulation of Suicide Bombing” which later on published as a book. He is a writer of different books including “A Passage to Illumination”, “Kasak”, “Safar-e-hajj”, “C/C++”, “curiosity”, “The naked beggar” and “My Fulbright experience”. He is a recipient of several awards for his ground breaking research and entrepreneurial practice. The session was highly motivating and interesting for all the audience as everybody was amazed with the work of Dr. Usmani. Dr. Usmani shared his experiences with the participants for their careers and development which has certainly benefited all. The ending note was advice by Dr. Usmani to the prospective entrepreneurs to have keen observations related to the problems existing with in the society. He also stressed that these observations must be the basis of new venture creation.

Session on Problem Solving Research with Dr. Zeeshan Usmani
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