Faisal Aleissa

Research Associate

Center of Excellence for Complex Engineering Systems

Faisal is currently a Research Associate at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received a Master’s degree in Computing (Machine Learning) from the department of Computing at Imperial College London and BSc in Information Systems From College of Computer and Information Sciences at King Saud University (KSU). His research interests are in graph analysis of large-scale networks, data mining large datasets and Machine Learning. Additionally, He is interested in the development of data driven complex decision support systems.

Publications
  • Blue vs Pink: Gender-Based Characterization of Communication Behavior
  • Places and Mobility: the Influence of Attractions on People Movement
  • Interaction Design in a Tangible Collaborative Decision Support System: The City Schema DSS
  • Wired to Connect: Analyzing Human Communication and Information Sharing Behavior during Extreme Events
  • Collaborative Tangible Interface (CoTI) for Complex Decision Support Systems
  • City Scale Next Place Prediction from Sparse Data through Similar Strangers