Nurfadhlina Mohd Sharef is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and is currently the Deputy Director of Innovation in Teaching and Learning at the Centre for Academic Development (CADe) in UPM.
Dr. Fadhlina’s main research interest is in data science especially in solving sentiment analysis, question answering, chatbot and recommendation system problems. She has various experience in both academic and industrial projects involving development of intelligent computing methods especially adaptive and deep learning models for data science. Among her recent projects are the (i) deep learning based tensor factorization for recommender system , (ii) multi-objective particle swarm optimisation for breast cancer recurrence prediction, (iii) improvement of consistency and meaningfulness of a chatbot model, and (iv) multi-channel based transfer learning model for multi-class classification of tweets.
She was also engaged in several consultation projects such as in the (a) online logistics aggregation web-based and mobile-based service, (b) pre-university intake requirements analysis and (c) the fuzzy aggregation based data analytics for security threat profiling from heterogeneous resources.
She is usually assigned to teach courses related to Artificial Intelligence and general computer science skills such as Data Mining, Intelligent Computing, and Programming I and II. In her teaching, she usually emphasizes on experiential learning and believes blended learning is the best method to learn and teach. She uses multiple teaching modalities to ensure engaging delivery and so that higher order thinking skills could be obtained.
In her portfolio at CADe her mantra is for InnoCreative Educators to innovate both conventional and technology as the important tools to deliver meaningful teaching and to accomplish Putra Learning Experience for the students. She has also conducted several training sessions locally and internationally relating to innovation in teaching and learning generally and e-learning specifically.
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