Ali is a current graduate student at the Data Science Institute at Vanderbilt University. Having obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he then went on to gain industry experience at an early-stage tech start-up. At Vanderbilt, he is predominantly interested in leveraging predictive analytics within healthcare and business. For the former, he hopes to help healthcare companies make informed care management decisions and develop stronger, motivational relationships between patients and care-providers. For the latter, he wishes to provide businesses with market insights and enable them to make strategic business decisions. In his spare time, Ali enjoys cycling, meeting new people, sharing ideas and answering 300-question personality test assessments on random websites.
Hometown: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Degree: BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign