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Data Science Information Technology

The following are the biographies of the instructors in the Faculty of Data Science Information Technology.

Vladimir Kishlyansky, M Sc.

Computer Network Instructor

Mr. Vladimir Kishlyansky has over 25 years of diversified teaching experience and has many years of work experience as a network administrator. He is certified in Microsoft Windows and Server (MCSA, MCITP & MCTS), Cisco CCNA (routing and switching), CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified Professional and completed Teacher College education and holds a master degree in mathematics and physics. Mr. Kishlyansky is passionate about his teaching and very much welcomed by his students.

Qing Chang, PhD

Computer Network Instructor and Network Architect

Mr. Chang has been a computer network specialist for more than ten years in a famous Toronto based healthcare research institution. His expertise covers network system planning, system setup, configuration, system and data backup, and network security. He is very familiar with Microsoft Windows Operation System, UNIX system, and Linux. Students benefit directly from his rich working experience and teaching experience. He is very well accepted by his network students at the college.

Vijay Kumar, B. Eng., MBA

Data Science Instructor

Mr. Kumar holds a MBA degree in Management Information Systems from MUM University, Fairfield, Iowa USA. He has 10+ years of successful work experience as Web developer, SQL developer and more than 5 years as Python developer. Currently Mr. Kumar is working as a full time Data Analyst at a large Toronto-based company. Mr. Kumar has worked extensively as software developer/business intelligence developer in medical and legal industries in New York area. He has expertise in Data Visualization and Tableau, Qlikview and MS Power B.I. Currently he is teaching SQL programming, Excel and VBA and Data Science Project  with Python on a part-time basis at Metro College of Technology.

Kelvin Li, PhD, M. Sc.

Data Science Professor

Dr. Kelvin Li possesses a PhD and M.Sc. in Statistics and M.Sc. in Operation Research. He holds a full-time position as a senior data scientist in a Canada-based enterprise. He has accumulated very rich experience in marketing, banking, and data analytics consulting. In the database intelligence area, he has conducted research, developed and implemented analytical techniques. These techniques help gain a deeper understanding of customer transactional data to drive insights and recommendations in support of business objectives related to customer retention. His data analysis projects include best customer models, marketing segmentation, business forecasting model, association basket analysis and campaign analysis. For more than 10 years he has used these real world projects as teaching templates and helped many students remain competitive in the data science job market.

Ar Kar Min, M. P.H.

Data Analysis Instructor

Mr. Ar Kar Min is a Certified Advanced SAS programmer. He has a strong education background with a MPH (Master Degree in Public Health). He has over 10+ years of work experience in the health care and telecom industry with wide range of skills and knowledge including reporting, and high level data analysis. His knowledge of end-to-end data base marketing process and procedures enables him to identify data issues, discrepancies and improve accuracy. He is proficient in using statistical software packages to prepare and write analytical reports. Now he has been working as a senior data consultant and database marketing campaign manager for a Toronto-based telecommunication company since 2011. He received a 2014 Rogers CEO Team Award of the year for launching the NHL Program. On part-time basis, he is a data analysis instructor at Metro College of Technology.

Arpita Chimanlal, M. Sc.

SQL Programming Instructor

Ms. Chimanlal holds a master degree in Software Engineering from Concordia University. She has many years of successful work experience as a .Net SQL developer. Currently she is a Full Stack developer at a Toronto-based IT Company.  For the last few years, her companies awarded her as the best performer of the month many times. Currently she is teaching SQL programming at Metro College of Technology on a part-time basis. Students are very satisfied with her teaching because of her passion and unselfish dedication in the course she is teaching.

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