Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh

Office: 247 Boardman Hall

Lab: 221 East Annex

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Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh is Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computing and Information Science and holds a PhD in Inferential Statistics with primary teaching and research interests in Machine Learning and Data Science.


  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science, University of Maine, USA, (2019-present)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Machine Learning and Data Science, University of Michigan, USA, (2016- 2019)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Scholar, Information Theory and Bayesian Inference, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil, (2014-2016)
  • Visiting Scholar, Mathematical Statistics and Advanced Probability, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, (2011-2013)
  • PhD, Inferential Statistics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (2008-2013)

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Machine Learning Algorithms Design and Analysis
  • Data Science and Developing Theory and Algorithms for Data Analysis
  • Applications of Machine Learning Approaches in Real-Time Problems
  • Design, Improvement, and Analysis of Deep Learning Techniques
  • Data Mining and Pattern Recognition
  • Statistical Machine Learning and Signal Processing
  • Network Structure Learning with Applications in Biology