Taraneh Khazaei is currently a data scientist at Microsoft Canada. Prior to Microsoft, she worked as a scientist at Zero Gravity Labs, exploring an innovative use of word and node embedding methods on retail transaction datasets. Before joining Zero Gravity Labs, she worked at TD Bank as a data scientist/engineer and at InfoTrellis as a machine learning researcher.
Taraneh holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario, where she focused on a variety of machine learning and statistical modeling methods in the context of natural language processing, social computing, and online privacy mining.
Her primary areas of interests are in the fields of:

  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Computing
  • Information Visualization
  • Human Computer Interaction