Ghazaal Sheikhi is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Information Science and Media Studies. Her research interests revolve around machine learning, natural language processing and content analysis. Ghazaal investigates (semi) automated methods and tools for fact checking and content verification to foster trustworthy news. This research focuses on computational text and image/video analysis from social media and unverified resources to identify deceptions and manipulations.

Before, Ghazaal was an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Final International University, North Cyprus. She holds a PhD in Computer Engineering (Machine Learning) from Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus and a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.  Ghazaal has published 7 papers in the area of machine learning and pattern recognition in competitive conferences and journals.

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