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Dr Wei Peng Senior Lecturer Business Analytics, Business Analytics

Dr. Wei Peng is a senior lecturer in Business Analytics at the La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University, Australia. He was awarded his PhD in Design Computing at The University of Sydney, Australia in 2007, specialising in cognitive artificial intelligence. He also holds a Master's degree in Information Science and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Wei has over 10 years' experience in machine learning and big data science in both academia and industry. Prior to joining La Trobe University as a senior academic staff member, he was a senior data scientist in Telstra, a data scientist in Lenovo, and a senior data mining analyst in AUSTRAC from 2010 to 2013. Wei was a research fellow with RMIT University from 2008 to 2010 focusing on applied artificial intelligence in smart grid and engineering after his postdoctoral research works with CSIRO ICT Centre. Wei's research interests include theory and application of cognitive memory systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data science for business needs. He regularly serves on data mining and artificial intelligence conference program committees including recently program chair for the 30th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in 2017.

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