Farzana Beente Yusuf

Graduate Assistant, AMaDAyS, SCIS, FIU

Research Interests: Machine learning, Data Science, Game Theory, Systems Performance, Bioinformatics

Interested in a research-oriented career in developing and applying Machine Learning to solve real-life large-scale analytics problems in different domains. Enjoy the process of exploring a data set, all the way from preparing to transforming to algorithms to pattern discovery to visualization and interpretation.

About Me: Love to relax with a good book and fond of gardening

Educational Information

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science ( August 22, 2016 - Present)

Department : School of Computing and Information Sciences

Institution : Florida International University

Bachelor of Science in CSE (January 19, 2008 – February 16, 2013)

Department : Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Institution : Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Honors and Awards

Ø Scholarship Awarded to participate in CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women, San Fransisco, California, USA, 2018

Ø Deans List Awards for outstanding performance in consecutive semesters, 2008-13

Ø Best poster in 1st WIE Research presentation organized by IEEE, Women in Engineering, Bangladesh section, 2011

Ø University Merit Scholarship for outstanding performance in different semester, 2008-13

Ø Runner Up in Science Olympiad, Inter- Collegiate Science Fir, Holy Cross College, Bangladesh, 2006

Ø 2nd Runner up, in Extempore Speech, Inter- Collegiate Science Fir, Holy Cross College, Bangladesh, 2006

Ø Champion in Intra District Debate Competition, organized by Sudhijan Pathagar, Narayanganj, Bangladesh, 2003

Ø Silver Medalist in National Essay writing Competition, Jatiyo Shihsu Puroshkar, Bangladesh, 2001


Ø Python tutorial session organizer, RET program, SCIS, FIU

Ø Checkpoint Review Project Lead, PDF Signer project, Dohatec New Media, Bangladesh.

Ø Program Organizer, Dohatec New Media, Bangladesh.

Ø Mobile App Contest organizer and Co-Judge, in celebration of “ITU presented Girls in ICT day 2015” by BWIT


Programming and Scripting Languages: (Proficient) Python, C. (Familiar) Java, C++, C#, R, PHP, JavaScript

Frequently Used Libraries: Scikit-learn, Pandas, Scipy, Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Mysql, Oracle, MongoDB, PostgreSQL

Frameworks: Flask, ASP.Net, AngularJS