Biography: I'm from Chicago, but have lived in Dubai and London. Huge soccer fanatic, car junkie, and shawerma lover. Aspiring Data Scientist and Machine Learning Specialist.
Why Information Sciences: I am extremely passionate in the field of data science, which to me is the culmination of computerscience, applied statistics, and mathematics. Although I had an interest in programming from ayoung age, I fell in love with the idea of combining code with real-world data. I believe that not onlythe protection and storage, but the processing and communicating of information is vital in today'sday and age of advanced technologies implemented throughout the industry. This information canbe used to provide insights that allow companies to gain valuable knowledge about their consumerbase and improve experiences across the board. I want to utilize this program as a launchpad tohelp propel my career as a data scientist, the highest rank in this rapidly emerging field.
Campus Involvement & Experiences: Association of Information Systems (AIS) and Computing Machinery (ACM) Member, UNICEF Committee, Illini Thaakat Foundation, Illini Fighting Hunger Volunteering, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Pakistani Student Association board (PakSA), Arab Student Association (ASA), Illini Boxing and Powerlifitng Clubs, Medic with Campus Recreations