Professor of Mathematics
PhD University of Western Ontario
Dr Usefi got his PhD in 2006 from the University of Western Ontario. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia for about four years.During his time at UBC he held an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship. He was awarded a MITACS NCE fellowship at the University of Toronto for a year before joining Memorial in 2011.
Dr Usefi is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics with a cross-appointment to the Department of Computer Science. Dr Usefi's research spans Algebra, Machine Learning, and Cryptography. His research involves developing novel machine learning algorithms and explore applications in bioinformatics, genetics, finance, and industry.