Professor at Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
Ryerson University
Director, Data Science Laboratory
Academic Director of Big Data, Provost's Office, Ryerson University
IBM Canada Software Laboratory, CAS Research Faculty Fellow
Affiliated Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Short Biography

Ayse Basar Bener is a professor in the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering of Ryerson University. She joined Ryerson in 2010 as the director of Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, a position she held till October 2012. Prior to joining Ryerson, Dr. Bener was a faculty member and Vice Chair in the Department of Computer Engineering at Bogazici University.

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Research Interests

Big Data applications to tackle the problem of decision making under uncertainty using machine learning methods to build recommender systems and predictive models; cognitive science to model human behaviour; and game theoretic models to determine strategies in the following domains:

  • Software Analytics:
    • Software measurement
    • Software economics
    • Software quality
  • Health Sciences
    • Personalized diagnosis and treatment
    • Medical Analytics
  • Green Analytics
    • Policy maker strategies
    • Trade-off Models