Zahra Ahmadi, Dr.

Room: 03-627

Johannes Gutenberg - Universität Mainz
Institut für Informatik
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz, Germany

E-Mail: zaahmadi{at}uni{dash}mainz{dot}de
Office Phone: +49-6131-39-29554
Fax number: +49-6131-39-23534

Research Interests

Machine learning and data mining especially spatio-temporal data analysis, stream and time series analysis, multi-label classification, semi-supervised learning, deep neural networks, text mining, and sentiment analysis, and privacy-preserving data mining

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    (Co-)Reviewer of

  • Knowledge and Information Systems Journal (KAIS 2017 - 2018)
  • European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD 2017 - 2018)
  • ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2015 - 2016)
  • IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014 - 2018)
  • ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2014, 2016, 2018)
  • Computer Society of Iran Computer Conference (CSICC 2008 - 2011)

Short Scientific CV

09/2017 - 10/2017 Visiting researcher at Waikato University, New Zealand
05/2014 - 12/2019 Ph.D. Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
03/2014 - 05/2014 Internship at PRIME research company, Mainz, Germany
05/2013 - 01/2014 Visiting researcher at Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
08/2012 - 05/2013 Project Manager at Zaeim electronic industries, Tehran, Iran
09/2009 - 10/2012 Researcher at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
09/2007 - 09/2009 M.Sc. Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
09/2003 - 09/2007 B.Sc. Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


  • Best paper award for "Modeling Multi-label Recurrence in Data Streams" paper at ICBK 2019
  • Awarded DAAD scholarship for doctoral candidates (May - October 2013)
  • Awarded financial support of Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS 2012)
  • Distinguished as a talented student and exempted from nation-wide graduate studies examination (Fall 2006)
  • Accepted and graduated from National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET) schools, Farzanegan, Tehran, Iran


  • Teaching Assistant at Johannes Gutenberg Universität (JGU), Mainz, Germany
    courses: Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Mining Seminar, Machine Learning Seminar, Data Mining Lab, Machine Learning Lab
  • Lecturer at Khaje Nasir Toosi University (KNTU), Tehran, Iran
    courses: Data structure, Database laboratory, Operating system laboratory
  • Teaching Assistant at Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran
    courses: Machine learning, Data structure, Compiler, Advanced programming (Java), Design algorithms