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Ali Reza Alaei

PhD (Mys)

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science and Engineering

07 5589 3065
B5.45, Gold Coast
Alireza Alaei


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Dr Ali Reza Alaei is currently a senior lecturer of Information Technology and Computer Science at Southern Cross University. He worked as a research fellow and post-doctoral research fellow at the Griffith School of ICT, Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and University of Tours, France on several projects. He has also a rich working experience at industries.


Dr Alaei is known for his research work on handwritten/printed document image analysis and recognition, human visual system modelling for document image quality assessment, biometrics, and data mining (sentiment analysis) of Big Data. He has published more than 50 high-quality papers in reputed international journals and peer-reviewed conferences.

Community engagement

He has worked on several projects to understand how cutting-edge technologies can be used to empower stake-holders to understand community opinions on tourism and environmental issues.


He has supervised many master students for their final year projects. He has also supervised students towards their master by research degrees. Some PhD scholars have also benefited from his experience and guidance as a co-supervisor.


Dr Alaei is passionate about teaching and love to share his expertise and knowledge with students. He has taught database systems, Big Data analysis, and expert systems. He is friendly and easily approachable but has a high expectation for high-quality research and outcomes from the research.

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