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Sassan Sheedvash, PhD, ECE



Dr. Sassan Sheedvash is a core faculty at the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University where he is currently designing the computer science and technology curriculum. Dr. Sheedvash has extensive experience in computing and information technology in business and technology sectors where he has worked for organizations such as IBM, Hewlett Packard, and academics.

Dr. Sheedvash holds a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialization in Artificial Intelligence, his dissertation topic focused on new approaches for Fast Machine Learning and Architectural Variation in Multi-Layer Neural Networks.

His areas of research and experience are in Cognitive Computing, Neural Networks, Data Mining, Knowledge Management, Search Engines and Information Retrieval Systems, Natural Language Processing with applications in Decision Support Systems, Predictive & Statistical Analysis, and Pattern Recognition & Classification.

He enjoys the outdoors, skiing, music, paintings, and philosophy.


Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Colorado State University
Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Arkansas
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Utah

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