Farhana H. Zulkernine, PhD, PEng  

Associate Professor

 Director, Bigdata Analytics and Management (BAM) Laboratory    BAM Lab
Coordinator and Advisor, Cognitive Science Program

637 Goodwin Hall (Map)
School of Computing, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 2N8
E-mail: farhana@cs.queensu.ca | Tel: (613) 533-6426 | Fax: (613) 533-6513


Program Chair  CFP   2021 IEEE International Conference on Digital Health
Program Chair  CFP   2021 IBM International Conference CASCON X EVOKE (You Tube Video clip)
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Farhana Zulkernine is an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of the Cognitive Science program at the School of Computing at Queen's University. She holds a Ph.D. degree from the School of Computing at Queen's University and is a member of Professional Engineers of Ontario. She has more than 15 years of international work experience in three continents in software design, analysis and research. As a researcher she has worked with CA Technologies, IBM Canada, SAP Germany and Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Italy. Her research interests include service and cloud computing, big data analytics and management, and cognitive computing. She has ongoing research collaborations with IBM Canada, Gnowit, Calian, Kings Distributed Systems, the Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC), Compute Canada, Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Services Network (CPCSSN), and Queen's School of Medicine, Law, and Business. She has taught a wide number of courses in database management systems, cognitive science and machine learning. Her research has been funded by IBM, CFI, MITACS, NSERC CRD, Discovery and CREATE, OCE VIP, CUTRIC, CIMVHR, SOSCIP and Queen's. She has published in many reputed journals and international conferences and served on a variety of conference program and grant committees as an expert in big data and machine learning.

Academic Curriculum Vitae


Cognitive Science Program:

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Teaching:

Fall 2021 Courses
Winter 2022 Courses

Recent Funding:

  1. Several Industry Mitacs funding with Markitech, YourDoctorsOnline, 2020-2021
  2. NSERC CRD (Collaborative Research and Development), 2020
  3. Mitacs Accelerate Grants with CUTRIC, 2020
  4. Queen's Research Opportunities Funds (QROF), 2019
  5. New Frontiers in Research Fund (Coinvestigator), 2019
  6. NSERC CREATE (co-PI) on Cybersecurity, 2019
  7. Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), 2019
  8. IBM Centre for Advanced Computing (CAS) research grant, 2018
  9. Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Grant, 2018
  10. NSERC Discovery Grant, 2018

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