Researcher biography

Shazia Sadiq FTSE is a Professor of Computer Science at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland. Her research focusses on responsible data management and aims to reduce the socio-technical barriers to data driven transformation, by assisting organisations to create, protect and sustain agile data pipelines. Her work has contributed to advancing knowledge on data quality management, scalable data curation and cleaning, and bias mitigation for advanced opaque analytical models and techniques, and process improvements for data-driven organisations. She is part of the Data Science discipline that has received the highest ranking for excellence in research for Australia in every round of ERA. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications and attracted over $10million in research funding from the Australian Research Council, industry and various national and international funding bodies. Shazia has been a devoted lecturer for two decades, and an advocate of learning analytics and AI in Education for improving personalized learning and equitable graduate outcomes. In 2012, she received an institutional award for teaching excellence and in 2016 she spearheaded the highly successful Master of Data Science program at UQ, that is helping overcome skill shortages in Queensland for qualified data scientists. Shazia is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, immediate past chair of the National Committee on Information and Communication Sciences at the Australian Academy of Science 2019-2023, a member of The Australian Research Council College of Experts 2018-2021, and Centre Director for the ARC Industry Transformation Training Centre on Information Resilience 2020-2025.

Featured projects Duration
Information resilience
AI in education