Nadia Fawaz

Nadia is a Staff Software Engineer in Machine Learning/Data Mining at LinkedIn. She is tech lead for the job recommendation team. Her research and engineering interests include machine learning for personalization, fairness and data privacy. Her work leverages techniques from AI including deep learning, information theory, random matrix theory, statistics and privacy theory, and aims at bridging theory and practice. She was a winner of the ACM RecSyS challenge on Context-Aware Movie Recommendations CAMRa2011. From 2011 to 2016, she was a principal research scientist at Technicolor research, CA. From 2009 to 2011, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Research Laboratory of Electronics. She received her Ph.D. in 2008 and her Diplome d’ingenieur (M.Sc.) in 2005 in electrical engineering, from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris and EURECOM, France. She is a Member of IEEE and ACM.