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Setareh Rafatirad is a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Teaching at University of California, Davis in the Department of Computer Science. Prior to that, she was an Associate Term Professor of Teaching in Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University. She obtained her M.Sc. and PhD in Computer Science from University of California, Irvine in 2009 and 2012. She received the ASSIP 2020 Recognition Award from the College of Science at George Mason University for her service as an Aspiring Scientist's Summer Internship Program Mentor and for guiding undergraduate and high school students in high quality original STEM research. She also received ICDM 2019 Best Paper Award (9% acceptance rate) and was nominated for ICCAD 2019 Best Paper Award. She received research funding from government agencies including NSF, DARPA, and AFRL for major projects. Her research interest covers several areas including Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge Representation, IoT Security,and Applied Machine Learning. Currently, she is actively supervising multiple research projects focused on applying ML and Deep Learning techniques on different domains including House Price Prediction, Malware Detection, and Emerging big data application benchmarking and characterization on heterogeneous architectures.

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