Ebrahim Karimi Tarshizi, PhD

Professor of Practice
Program Director, Applied Data Science

  • PhD, Geo-Engineering - University of Nevada, Reno
  • MSc, Data Science - Michigan Tech
  • MBA - University of Nevada, Reno
  • MSc, Mining Engineering, with graduate minor in Business - University of Nevada, Reno
  • BSc, Exploration Engineering - Azad University

Dr. Ebrahim K. Tarshizi is a Professor of Practice and Program Director of the Applied Data Science program at the University of San Diego’s Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering. He also serves on the scientific advisory board for a healthcare technology startup company in San Diego, CA. Ebrahim is an Adjunct Professor of Data Sceince at National University, where he has taught a variety of analytics courses. He is also an instructor for the UCSD Extension’s Business Intelligence Analysis program. Ebrahim is a former senior technical advisor for the CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) Mining Research Program. He was a visiting scholar at the UCSD’s San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and an Assistant Professor at Michigan Tech, where he spent over two years to co-develop a new engineering curriculum and program.

Ebrahim received a PhD degree in Geo-Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). He obtained an MSc in Data Science from Michigan Tech and an MBA from UNR College of Business. He earned a BSc in Exploration Engineering in Iran. Ebrahim has published several articles in international journals and symposium proceedings and has delivered many technical reports and presentations at professional meetings and conferences.