Data Scientist, Mustafa Hajij Joins SCU
Mustafa Hajij is a new tenure-track faculty member who has joined SCU this Fall 2020. Mustafa Hajij obtained his masters in Computer Science, PhD in Mathematics from Louisiana State University. He got postdoctoral training at the computer science departments at University of South Florida and Ohio State University. Before joining Santa Clara University, he spent a year as an AI research scientist at KLA Corporation. He has published papers in NeurIPS, IEEE TVCG, IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, TRB, and Transaction of the AMS. His research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, topological data analysis, and geometric data processing, with a current emphasis on the geometric representation learning, graph neural networks and their generalizations. Mustafa enjoys outdoors, hiking and playing music.