Dr. Lau is a data scientist with a strong technology background. Previously, he worked in Microsoft e-Research centre and built a mobile sensing network, and then joined the Australian Institute of Future Environments to develop a Greenhouse Gas Analysis system. His Ph.D. research focuses on using machine learning and natural language processing techniques to analyze Twitter, which was adopted by Fairfax media for their in-house use. Dr. Lau has also been an in-house trainer on Big Data for companies such as Intel, HP, and Standard Chartered Scope International. He current leads the data science engineering team in HeroBoyfriend, a mobile app that makes boyfriends awesome.
Intro to Data Science
This workshop will define what data science is, review some of the main tools used by data scientists today, and discuss how they can be implemented in real world work.
Break Into Data Science
Take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how you can get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century."
Talk Data to Me
This monthly speaker series brings together industry experts to discuss how data is changing the way businesses run and people live.