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Zahid's main research interests are in data mining, data analysis, data pre-processing, knowledge discovery, making sense of data and future prediction. His more specific research interests include classification and clustering algorithms, missing value analysis, outliers detection, data cleaning and preprocessing, privacy-preserving data mining, publishing and sharing, privacy issues related to data mining on social network users, cybersecurity and applications of data mining in real life.

Since January 2019 he has been serving as the Director of the Data Science Research Unit (DSRU) at Charles Sturt University and since January 2021 he has been also serving as the Uni Lead for Cybersecurity and a Theme Lead for the Cybersecurity CRC. He previously served as the founder leader of the Data Mining Research Area (DaMRA) which is one of the 5 research groups within DSRU from 2016 to March 2019. He also served as the Deputy Leader of the Health Services Research Area within Faculty of Business Justice and Behavioural Sciences from 2014 to February 2019.

Zahid served as the Conference Chair along with another colleague for the 16th AusDM 2018 at CSU, Bathurst, as a Program Chair for AusDM 2016 and AusDM 2015. He is a steering committee member of the Australasian Data Mining Conference.

Zaihd was a co-recepient of many externally funded projects. One of these projects received an Innovation Award in 2017 from the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation. Another project was evaluated by the funding body through Deloitte for an independent evaluation and received an "outstanding" feedback from the assessment team.

For more information please visit his home page at http://csusap.csu.edu.au/~zislam/. Zahid also has a YouTube channel known as "Zahid's Data Mining Channel" which can be accessed here


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