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Esmail Abdul Fattah is a Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), studying under the supervision of Professor Håvard Rue in his research group.  

Education and Early Career
  • Master in Computational Science, American University of Beirut AUB, Lebanon (2018). 
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Haigazian University, Beirut, Lebanon (2015).
  • Minor in Computer Science, Haigazian University, Beirut Lebanon (2015).
Academic Positions 
  • Consultant and Math Instructor at PADILIEA, a project implemented by AUB, King's College London and Kayany Foundation to support Syrian refugees (2018-2019).
  • Research Assistant at AUB, headed by Prof. Kharroubi, project entitled "The importance of accounting for parameter uncertainty around SF-6D value sets." (2018)
  • Graduate Assistant, Math Department at AUB (2016-2017).
Professional Experience 
  •  Administrative Assistant at Majdal Anjar Municipality, Bekaa, Lebanon (2016-2017).
  • Tutor at Mmkn Organization (2014).
  • Intern at apps2YOU, Hazmieh, Lebanon (2014).
  • Photographer at LAZURD,Lebanon (2014-2015).
  • Cofounder of EYE (Excelling Young Entrepreneurs) project, a social business for Tire Recycling, Haigazian, Lebanon (2013-2014).
  • Intern at Eduware Company, Beirut (2013).
  • Full merit-based scholarship program funded by USAID (United States Agency of International Development) for undergraduate studies.
  • Winner of the "Outstanding Marketing Award" and the second place in the "Social Entrepreneurship Competition", Beirut (2014).
  • Chosen as one of the top rated students in demonstrating true Leadership by "Beyond Reform and Development", April 2014. 
Extracurricular Activities
  • Completed 12 credits towards Teaching Diploma, Lebanese International University, Bekaa, Lebanon (2016). 
  • Volunteer in Children Cancer Center in Lebanon CCCL (2012-2014).
  • Volunteer in D-RASATI  program (a project by USAID in partnership with the ministry of Education and Higher Education (2014). 
  • Participant in series of leadership and entrepreneurship lectures and training sessions, Haigazian University, Lebanon (2011-2012).  
Research Interest 

 My research interest is mainly in Bayesian and Computational Statistics as well as Data Science and Optimization.