Hassan Rafique

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Indianapolis

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I am an Assistant Professor leading the undergraduate Data Science program at the University of Indianapolis. I received my Ph.D. in Machine Learning and Optimization from the Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences graduate program at the University of Iowa in 2020.

My research interests are broadly in

  • Machine Learning and applications, Interpretability

  • Analytics with an emphasis on data-driven decision making

  • Optimization and Learning Theory

News

  • June 2021: Optimization paper accepted at the Journal of Machine Learning

  • Mar. 2021: Optimization paper accepted at the journal Optimization Methods and Software

  • Aug. 2020: Starting as an Assistant Professor at the University of Indianapolis.

  • July 2020: Successfully defended my dissertation.

  • June 2020: Paper titled " Promoting Transparency with Model-Agnostic Linear Competitors" accepted at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020.

  • Jan. 2020: Presented the interpretable machine learning work at Joint Mathematical Meetings 2020.

  • Nov. 2019: Awarded Travel Grant for Joint Mathematical Meetings 2020 at Denver, Colorado.

  • Oct. 2019: Received the Best Paper Award Runner-up at 2019 INFORMS Third Data Science Workshop.

  • Sep. 2019: Nominated for Best paper award at 2019 INFORMS Third Data Science Workshop.

  • Aug. 2019: Accepted to give an oral presentation at 2019 INFORMS Third Data Science Workshop.

  • Aug. 2019: Invited to present at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019.

  • Aug. 2019: Attended summer graduate school Mathematics of Machine Learning organized by MSRI, Microsoft, and University of Washington in Seattle.