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Data Science Information Technology

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

Dr. Tareq Jaber, PhD

Data Science Instructor

Dr. Tareq Jaber has received his PhD in Computer Science from Queen’s University, Belfast, UK in 2008. His doctoral research focused on Information Retrieval (IR), Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) as a technique used for intelligent IR as an alternative to traditional keyword matching techniques.

After the completion of his doctoral studies, he continued his research work in the area of LSI at Queen’s University Belfast. He submitted and presented a number of papers at major journals and conferences. His area of interests includes Data Science, Machine Learning, Intelligent Search Engines, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Social Media Marketing. Recently he started working in other research areas such as Big Data, Social Networks Analysis and Web Semantic. From September 2009 – August 2010, Dr. Jaber worked as an assistant professor in Computer Science at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman – Jordan

Since October 2009, Dr. Jaber has held a position at GETCA Inc., a company specializing in the Semantically/AI Powered Search Engines solutions, as a member of the Technology Strategic Steering Committee. From September 2010 to July 2017, he worked as an assistant professor at School of Computing and Information Technology in King Abdulaziz University (now University of Jeddah). In February 2011, Mr. Jaber was appointed as the dean of Computer Information Systems Department, and served on the Faculty Committees as a curriculum planning and academic advisor.

Since November 2017, Mr. Jaber has been a lead instructor at Metro College of Technology, Toronto – Canada, teaching data science courses for the Data Science and Application program, and supervising student projects in R and Python.

Gitimoni Saikia, , B. ENG., M. TECH.

Data Science Instructor

Miss Saikia has 7+ years of successful work experience in the education field. She has taught many programming languages, data structures and machine learning at Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati. As a research scholar at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, she acquired in-depth knowledge of machine learning algorithms including deep-learning and applied them to many projects using tools in Python with Sci-Py ecosystem, Keras on Tensorflow, C++ and Java in the field of computer vision, natural language processing and financial analytics. Currently, Miss Saikia is working as a data science consultant to many corporations in Toronto and also teaching Fundamentals of Data Analytics and Statistics, Data Mining and Advanced Data Modeling and Machine Learning at Metro College of Technology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Data Science and Project Instructor

Mr. Palawat Supharerk has been a Data Science project practitioner for more than 10 years, has managed large-scale project in support of IBM Global Delivery Services and Ontario government initiatives. In addition he is a SAS Certified Base and Advanced Programmer. He has an MBA in Finance and additional credentials, including PMP and ITIL v3 Foundation. Now Mr. Supharerk is a data science project instructor at Metro College of Technology.

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.

Bayar Ismael, B. Sc.

Computer Network Instructor

A Bachelor’s degree holder in information technology, Ms. Bayar Ismael has many professional certifications such as Microsoft MCSA in Servers Infrastructure, MCP, and CISCO CCNA Routing and Switching, COMPTIA A+ among other distinctions in the field.

With over 8 years of industry experience as a network engineer, Ms. Bayar Ismael has mastered the ins and outs of computer networking: building and constructing network projects from small LAN networks to wide scale, cloud-based environments. She has extensive experience of route cause analysis, fault isolation.

Ms. Bayar Ismael is a well-qualified network engineering instructor at Metro College of Technology. She trains students with diversified background to become certified and career- ready in network engineering.

In teaching Ms. Bayar Ismael combines lectures with many hands-on activities to ensure students develop their skills from fundamental to advanced level. She enjoys sharing her knowledge, skills and experience with her students. She is an expert at maximizing student’s potential for career success.

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.