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BIG DATA ANALYTICS is Changing the Life of Researchers

19 Oct 2018

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 BIG DATA ANALYTICS is Changing the Life of Researchers

DATE :  October 19, 2018 (Friday)
TIME :  9:30am – 12:30pm
VENUE :  MWT2, G/F., Meng Wah Complex, HKU

Dr. Nejhdeh Ghevondian, Microsoft Principal consultant in Big Data
Mr. Michael Nemtsev, Microsoft AI Architect


Conventional researches are disrupted by Big Data Analytics nowadays, which is changing our day-to-day experience.  But what is Big Data Analytics essentially?  How can you, as researchers, leverage the Cloud platform to create innovations and breakthroughs?  Join us in this seminar to learn more about Big Data Analytics and how to put it into action!

What can you expect?

  • Overview of Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models
  • Demo of Microsoft Big Data solution
  • Showcases of Machine Learning Studio, Data Warehouse & Databricks Applications
  • Open Discussion

Why would you care to attend?

  • Speed up clustering and ranking of huge amount of data
  • Simplify the machine environmental setup in a few clicks
  • Harness the scalability and agility of operations with unlimited resources on Cloud   
  • Run experiments and modeling more cost-effective than ever


Nejhdeh Ghevondian, Microsoft Principal consultant in Big Data

Dr. Ghevondian holds the Ph.D Computer Software Engineering, Machine Learning in University of Technology, Sydney. He has been a Head / Principal Data Scientist with 20+ years of client-facing experience within large organizations such as HP where he led the data science delivery at APJ region.  He has granted patents, design awards and numerous publications within the field of data algorithms and engineering principles. 

Healthcare analytics service including:

  • Hospital Activity-based funding (ABF) analysis –conforming to Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
  • Emergency department staff/cost (HR) optimization modelling
  • Supply-chain analysis and optimization 

Michael Nemtsev, Microsoft AI Architect

Mr. Nemtsev holds the Master of Business Administration in Australian Graduate School of Management. He is an IT Professional with 17+ years of IT, Consulting, and Managerial experience spanning across Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore for IT transformational project in professional, financial, and power utility sectors. He mainly focuses on IT leadership & business-driven technology transformation, enabling new business capabilities, engaging with executive stakeholders and 3rd parties, defining and executing IT Strategy together with Enterprise Architecture using modern technologies.

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