Dr. Waleed A. Yousef,

Senior scientist, ISOT LAB;
Adjunct professor, University of Victoria;
Senior member, IEEE.

Email: wyousef at uvic dot ca


  • M.Sc. in Statistics, The George Washington University (GWU), 2007.
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, GWU, 2006.
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Helwan University, 1999.
  • Professional Certificate in Computer Systems and Applications, American University in Cairo (AUC), 1997.
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Communications and Electronics, Ain Shams University, 1995.

Research Interest

  • Data Science, Data Analysis, Statistical Learning, Machine Learning, and Pattern Recognition.
  • Assessment of Classification Rules and ROC Analysis.
  • Data Visualization.



Research Positions

  • Senior Scientist, ISOT lab., University of Victoria, BC,Canada (2019-present).
  • Adjunct professor, University of Victoria, BC, Canada (2021-present).
  • Lab Director, Human Computer Interaction Laboratory (HCILAB) (2011-present).
  • CEO, Research Director, MESC for Research and Development. (2010-present).
  • Research Member, Microarray Quality Control Phase 2 (MAQC2) Project (2007-2010). In response to the FDA Critical Path Initiative, scientists at the FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Jefferson, Arkansas, formally launched the MAQC project. This is a group of over 100 members from industry, academia, and US government working on methods for developing predictive models that use high-dimensional microarray (“DNA chips”) data to classify patients into low- or high-risk with respect to getting a specified kind of cancer.
  • Research Fellow, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) / Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) (2005-2007). Designing and testing statistical learning algorithms to work on real data problems, e.g., medical data for diagnostic purposes.