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Meet Dr. Navid Aghakhani – Management, Business Analytics

Dr. Aghakhani earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Shahid Beheshti University; M.Sc. in Computer Science from University Malaya; and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Colorado Denver. Some career highlights include being nominated for the best dissertation award by his graduate school.

When asked what is the biggest challenge people face in his field today, Dr. Aghakhani shared “Big data has dramatically changed the research in my field. We need to learn new research methods and to develop new theories to answer our research questions.”

Dr. Aghakhani also shared that the best advice he has ever received is to “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about”.

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