Shadi Abpeikar is a research associate in the School of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, under the supervision of A/Prof Kathryn Kasmarik.
Shadi completed her Bachelor in Applied Mathematics in Iran. She got her Master and PhD in Computer Science from the AmirKabir University of Technology in Iran, in 2013 and 2019, respectively. She received the award of the highest graduation score of a bachelor degree from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2011, and the award of the best master thesis of the department of mathematics and computer science of the AmirKabir University of Technology in 2013. Also, Shadi completed her sabbatical research at the University of Udine, in Italy in 2017. She started her career as a research associate at the University of New South Wales in July 2019. Her technical skills are computer programming with C#, Python, Java, Android, MATLAB, and HTML. Also, her research interests are machine learning, swarm robotics, swarm intelligence algorithms, big data, feature selection, decision support systems, neural networks, neural trees and intelligent transportation systems.